4038.0 HIV/AIDS and Youth: Developmental Perspectives

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
The purpose of this session is to explore issues related specifically to youth in the context of HIV. Presentations will explore the role of HIV/STI prevention, unique techniques to explore for successful treatment, and challenges that continue to face among youth populations. This session provides the opportunity to understand issues related to youth in the context of the epidemic today. Participants will have opportunities to discuss both primary and secondary prevention.
Session Objectives: Define developmental factors that influence risk behavior engagment Analyze predictors of HIV prevention among youth with HIV

“I slowed down so much” post-HIV infection – Sexual partnering over time among YMSM of color in the Bronx
Jessica Adams-Skinner, MPH, EdD, Candia Richards-Clarke, MPH, Brad Cauthen, MSW, Donna Futterman, MD, Elizabeth Bruce, MD and Elizabeth Kelvin, PhD
Prevalence and Correlates of Sexual Risk Behaviors, Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Sexually Transmitted Infections among Previously Detained Young Adults in an Urban Setting
Leigh A. Willis, PhD, MPH, Leah Welty, PhD, Erin Romero, PhD, Karen Abram, PhD, Jason Washburn, PhD, Madeline Y. Sutton, MD, MPH and Linda Teplin, PhD
Correlates of Sexual Risk Behaviors among High School Students in Colorado: Analysis and Implications for School-based HIV/AIDS programs
Stephen Nkansah Amankra, PhD, MPH, MA, Abdoulaye Diedhiou, MD, MPH, MS, PhD, Harry Agbanu, MPill, Curtis Harrod, BSc and Ashish Dhawan, MD, MSPH

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Organized by: HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by: Latino Caucus, Social Work

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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