The Center for Public Health Education
All training is free
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The Center's mission is to provide relevant and critical information on HIV/AIDS that will: support health and human service professionals caring for people infected with HIV/AIDS; promote quality care and target resources needed to meet the needs of underserved communities; promote HIV prevention education and harm reduction; influence public policy and facilitate research relevant to the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
The Center for Public Health Education (CPHE) is a Local Performance Site (LPS) of the NY/NJ AETC located at Stony Brook University. This grant’s mission is to provide training opportunities and clinical consultations to health care clinicians working with people living with HIV in Nassau, Suffolk and Queens counties. This program is able to provide a whole host of specialized trainings. Please call the Center at 631-444-3209 if you have any questions, need a consultation with one of our Infectious Disease Specialists or would like a training.
Partnership for Health: A Brief Safer Sex Intervention in Clinics Serving HIV+ Patients
The Partnership for Health intervention facilitates the delivery of prevention messages to people living with HIV as part of every clinic visit. The training to prepare a clinic to implement the Partnership for Health intervention is delivered on-site at your clinic.
If a primary care clinic that serves HIV+ clients is interested in learning more about this intervention, the clinic manager should review the Partnership for Health Start-Up Kit at http://effectiveinterventions.org/en/Interventions/PfH.aspx.
CPHE is also a Regional Training Center and a Center of Expertise in HIV Case Management for the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute. The Center provides a diverse menu of more than 25 curricula on various topics and how they affect and/or are related to HIV/AIDS. Some examples are: Basic Domestic Violence, NYS HIV Confidentiality Law, Building Bridges to Cultural Competency, Integrating Viral Hepatitis Into Your Work, Mental Health Services and HIV Testing courses. For more information you may call 631-444-3209 or see the RTC and Course Registration Information page for more information. All of these training opportunities are in Nassau or Suffolk counties.
As a Center of Expertise in HIV Case Management, CPHE develops curricula, provides trainings and is available for technical assistance throughout New York State. CPHE staff have over 30 years of combined experience in HIV Case Management and are able to offer their expertise to all NYS HIV Case Management providers. For more information please call 631-444-3209.
FREE CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS
As a Regional Training Center and a NY/NJ AIDS Education and Training Center, many CPHE training courses are accepted towards meeting the training hours for CMEs and CEUs and for Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) for credentialing. These educational credits are free of charge. If you have questions relating to this please call 631-444-3209 or go to the RTC & COE registration information page and review the course descriptions for more information regarding educational credits given.