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SF: Peer Advocacy Training for HIV + Women
Date Monday July 24
Time 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location Details
Event Type Class/Workshop
Organizer/AuthorShailey Merchant
The Lotus Project:
A National Peer Advocacy Training Program for HIV+ Women

Monday - Friday, July 24-28, 2006
9am-5pm
San Francisco, CA

THE LOTUS PROJECT is a five day training designed specifically for HIV+ women peer educators. The goal is to train HIV+ women to be able to provide outreach, education, and support as part of a care team and to assist other HIV+ women to get into and/or continue care and treatment.

WHO IS THIS FOR?
Are you an HIV+ woman interested in helping other HIV+ women?
Are you an HIV+ woman who would like to be a peer advocate?
Do you want to let other HIV+ women know that they are not alone?
If you answer yes to any of these questions, the Lotus Project Peer Advocacy Training may be for you, consider registering.

TOPICS
The Lotus Project Peer Advocacy Training will give you the opportunity to learn:
• What it means to be a peer educator/advocate;
• Embracing your own power as an HIV+ woman;
• HIV 101 Basics;
• Up-to-date HIV care and treatment information;
• How to navigate systems of care to serve clients;
• How mental health, substance use and HIV are related; and
• How to develop and sustain working relationships with clients, providers, and supervisors...
and much, much more!

REGISTRATION
Complete one registration form per person. Please mail completed form to CHT or fax to 510.625.9306. Must commit to attending all 5 days of the training.
Registration Deadline July 5, 2006.

FEES & SCHOLARSHIPS
The cost of the training is FREE (funded by HRSA). Partial scholarships are available to reimburse hotel
and travel expenses on a first-come, first-served, as needed basis for out of town participants.
Please indicate on the registration form if you need a scholarship application. All scholarship applications
must be received by June 30, 2006 and include a letter of support from a supervisor, co-worker or case
manager/social worker.
Added to the calendar on Thursday Jun 8th, 2006 10:45 AM
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