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HIV and Education Trainings

The following trainings are intended for non-physician health and human services providers who offer HIV, STI and viral hepatitis prevention, testing, care, and support services. All trainings are free of charge and funded by the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute.

Webinar Trainings

Promoting Health Care Services for Black and Latino Young Gay Men and Men who Have Sex with Men (YMSM)

This 2-hour webinar will explore the unique barriers that may prevent Black and Latino Young Gay Men and YMSM from connecting to and remaining engaged in health care services. This training will focus on how prevention, support services, and outreach staff can help Black and Latino Young Gay Men and YMSM understand the importance of health care services. Participants will be prepared to educate Black and Latino Young Gay Men and YMSM on what to expect from a clinical visit, how to discuss their specific health concerns with their health care provider and make informed decisions about when and how to disclose pertinent personal information such as sexual orientation, sexual practices and other issues.

As a result of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Explore factors that may influence access to health care services specifically for Black and Latino Young Gay Men and YMSM;
  • Recall the importance of health care services for Black and Latino Young Gay Men and YMSM;
  • Describe what a clinical visit may look like for Black and Latino Young Gay Men and YMSM;
  • Identify strategies to assist Black and Latino Young Gay Men and YMSM in overcoming some of the barriers to health care services; and
  • Identify ways to support Black and Latino Young Gay Men and YMSM in making informed decisions regarding when to share their sexual orientation, sexual practices, and other personal information with their health care provider.

March 26, 2020     

2:30 – 4:30 pm

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If you do not have an account, you will need to sign up at  hivtrainingny.org prior to registering for this course.

For more information, please contact: 
MarkM@GMHC.org or 212-367-1077