This half day workshop
is designed for health care providers who provide HIV testing, or who assist with
the notification and counselling of partners. The workshop provides time to
discuss effective, non-coercive techniques which can support clients to
voluntarily identify sexual and injection drug-use partners who might benefit
Participants will have opportunity to practice skills in a safe and supportive atmosphere. Commitment to full time participation is requested as the
program is designed to progress in incremental steps.
Partner services as presented in this course compliments the existing
guidelines for HIV testing. As a pre-requisite for this course,
participants should have either attended a Pre and Post Test Workshop or have
experience talking with clients about HIV testing.