Not just “sex police”: Utilizing community-embedded disease intervention specialists to mobilize STD prevention and control in south los angeles
Learning Areas:Diversity and culture
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Protection of the public in relation to communicable diseases including prevention or control
Identify three unique approaches to enhance partner elicitation. Discuss barriers when working with high risk populations. Describe multidisciplinary approaches to STD prevention and control.
Keyword(s): STD, Health Disparities
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am, and have been, 1 of the 2 community-embedded disease intervention specialists for the program and focus area discussed in this abstract. In addition, I am certified to conduct HIV and STD intervention interviews with HIV and STD positive patients.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.