By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Discuss five steps regarding health care workers’ attitudes toward HIV-infected people.
-Discuss four strategies regarding coping with depression in support service of HIV.
-Discuss five more strategies regarding coping with depression in support service of HIV.
-Describe four steps regarding enhancing quality of life for people with AIDS-related dementia and their caregivers.
-Discuss five steps regarding mental health in HIV care.
-Discuss four steps steps regarding substance use in HIV.
-Discuss three techniques regarding positive affect in HIV care.
-Explain a strategy recommended for carers dealing with being constantly followed or asked the same question repeatedly by a loved one with AIDS dementia.
-Name eight points of difference between preparatory grief and depression.
-Name five barriers to female caregivers attending support groups.
-Name four factors a caregiver needs for sustaining a relationship with an HIV positive person.
-Name six areas in which the client is prompted to discuss his or her assets in a strength-based model of therapy.
-Name four problem-focused coping strategies to changeable stressors in participants lives during Sessions 3 and 4.
-Explain why it is likely that caregivers of AIDS patients experienced more negative symptoms than caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients.
-Name three statements that indicate suicidality caregivers might be aware of.
-Name two coping with loneliness subscales where AIDS patients scored similarly to those with other terminal illnesses.
-Name three concepts does the first Module emphasize in the intervention strategy.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
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