By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain how an HIV positive client can productively redirect anger.
-Explain how an HIV positive client can learn to live with fear.
-Explain four things an HIV positive client might consider before disclosure.
-Explain the method of sexual gratification with the lowest risk of viral transmission.
-Explain what must be combined with emotional healing to achieve productive results.
-Explain five criteria for discrimination.
-Explain five common concerns among HIV+ clients regarding employment.
-Explain three common client concerns regarding medical treatment.
-Explain six psychosocial issues common to HIV+ clients, according to Britton.
-Explain a concern with a counselor becoming overly active in their sessions with an HIV+ client.
-Explain an important part of therapy with HIV positive men, according to Serovich
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."