Danya Institute Inc.

District of Columbia

What’s New Update: STI, HIV, TB, Hepatitis, Family Planning and Addiction

What’s New Update: STI, HIV, TB, Hepatitis, Family Planning and Addiction 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. When: 4/11/2013;  No Time Specified Where: The location […]


Voucher Systems and the Fishbowl Method

Voucher Systems and the Fishbowl Method Event Type: Educational Event What: This third webinar will introduce to participants the Fishbowl Method. Originally conceived by Nancy Petry, this draw method with low-cost prizes was designed to take advantage of intermittent reinforcement to make incentives affordable to community programs. We will discuss what makes this style so […]


Clinical Supervision Foundations Course

Clinical Supervision Foundations Course Event Type: Educational Event What: This course consists of two interconnected components:  an online course and a face‐to‐face training, and is intended for supervisors in substance use disorder(SUD)treatment and recovery settings. The course totals 30 contact hours and introduces clinical supervisors, along with persons preparing to become supervisors, to the knowledge and skills essential […]


Annual CTN Symposium: Brave New World:Using Technology to Enhance Behavioral Health

Brave New World:Using Technology to Enhance Behavioral Health Event Type: Conference What: A day-long science to practice symposium with lectures, workshops and software demonstrations that feature technological tools to support treatment and recovery. When: 3/8/2013;  No Time Specified Where: Mt. Washington Conference Center 5801 Smith Avenue Baltimore, Maryland 21209Event Venue Website: Mt. Washington Conference Center For […]


Introduction to Incentives

Introduction to Incentives Event Type: Educational Event What: This first webinar will introduce participants to a NIDA researched clinical tool, the evidence based practice of motivational incentives, or contingency management as it is sometimes called. We will begin with an overall discussion of incentives: why we use them, the principles on which they are based, […]


Trends in Behavioral Healthcare: Join the Conversation – The Role of HIV Treatment as Prevention and Pre Exposure Prophylaxis PrEP

The Danya Institute and Central East Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network are pleased to present this regular series of orignal articles on trends in the field of behavioral healthcare.  In our latest article special guest author Jerilyn Schweitzer summarizes highlights from our waiting-list-only presentation “The Role of HIV Treatment as Prevention and Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)” .   Dr. Richard Elion […]

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HIV PrEP videoes now available

Our waiting-list-only presentation “The Role of HIV Treatment as Prevention and Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)” by Drs. Richard Elion and Amanda Castel was recorded and now available on our Youtube channel.  The audience consisted of frontline healthcare providers and support teams who test for HIV infection and identify individuals who are at-high risk for HIV infection. This […]


Learn Twitter for DC Policy Forum

Join us for a Webinar on November 29 Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/205392871 In preparation of next week’s ACMHA Policy Forum in Washington, DC, the Communications Committee is providing a one-hour webinar to learn Twitter.  This should enable participants to successfully tweet at the DC Policy Forum. The one hour online […]


Trends in Behavioral Healthcare: Join the Conversation – Human Trafficking and HIV in DC

The Danya Institute is pleased to present this regular series of orignal articles on trends in the field of behavioral healthcare.  Our latest article is by special guest author Abby Charles, MPH, Program Manager at CommonHealth ACTION on Human Trafficking and HIV in DC.   “It ought to concern every person, because it’s a debasement of our […]


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 […]