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Dialogue Newsletter: November 2012

    November 2012 Issue > HIV/AIDS  (news from our Center of Excellence) Trends in Behavioral Healthcare:  Join the Conversation – Human Trafficking and HIV in DC by Abby Charles. This annual walk, held on the National Mall, brings together thousands from the DC community with dozens of local, national, and international nonprofit organizations to raise awareness and increase funding to […]


Danya Institute’s Video Library on Youtube

From the Danya Institute YouTube Channel Clinical Trials Network – Brave New World Symposium 2013 What’s New Update 2013: STD, HIV, TB, Hepatitis, Family Planning and Addiction HIV PREP What’s New Update 2012: STD, HIV, TB, Hepatitis, Family Planning and Addiction Using the ATTC/NIDA Blending Products to Affect Change Case to Care Management in Health Care […]


Whats New Update: STD, HIV, TB, Hepatitis, Family Planning, and Addictions

Event Type: Educational Event What: This conference will focus on the integration efforts that support a collaborative healthcare approach. Current medical updates in services for STDs, HIV,TB, hepatitis, family planning and addictions will be discussed. After completing this conference, the learner should be able to: 1. State current treatment practices for hepatitis C and multi-drug […]


The Role of Treatment as Prevention and Preexposure Prophylaxis

The Role of Treatment as Prevention and Preexposure Prophylaxis  Event Type: Educational Event What: Recent prevention strategies are embracing a multi-faceted approach to control of the HIV pandemic. These include educational approaches, behavioral approaches, novel methods of prevention, and earlier initiation of HAART as both treatment and prevention. This program will discuss current behavioral and […]


Healing through Story: An Experiential Workshop for Clinicians and Recovery Coaches

Healing through Story: An Experiential Workshop for Clinicians and Recovery Coaches Event Type: Educational Event What: All cultures have used stories to promote change. Twelve Step groups use personal story to inspire change. Master psychotherapists draw on story to facilitate change. As clinicians, we can also use the power of story to connect with clients […]


Working with Patients in a Changing Environment: Supporting Recovery and Resilience using Wellness Planning and Ethical Practices

Working with Patients in a Changing Environment: Supporting Recovery and Resilience using Wellness Planning and Ethical Practices Event Type: Educational Event What: This course will explore the various facets of recovery: how we define it, when does it begin, and what the role of treatment is in this process. It will review the key principals […]


New Tools for the Toolbox: Adopting Evidence-Based Practices to Enhance Substance Abuse Treatment with an emphasis on NIDA/SAMSHA Blending Products

  Christine Higgins, MA, Dissemination Specialist, Mid-Atlantic Node, Clinical Trials Network, Johns Hopkins University As we look to the future of medical homes, integrated services, and better patient-centered care in the treatment of substance use disorders, we are ever mindful of the importance of our patients showing up in order to benefit from treatment. This […]


Motivational Interviewing Assessment: Supervisory Tools for Enhancing Proficiency

Event Type: Educational Event What: The MIA:STEP package is a collection of tools for mentoring counselors in the use of MI skills during clinical assessments. Using this package will enhance both counselor MI skills and supervisor ability to provide more structured, focused and effective clinical supervision. Supervisors will learn to shift from forcing staff to […]


Using the ATTC/NIDA Blending Products to Affect Change

Using the ATTC/NIDA Blending Products to Affect Change Event Type: Educational Event What: You will have the opportunity to hear an overview by NIDA researchers about technology transfer in science to practice implementation. Expert ATTC trainers will present information on four different Blending products: PAMI, Buprenorphine, MIAStep,HIV Rapid Testing and Mi-Presto. In the afternoon,you will […]