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HIV & AIDS Awareness- Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham Professionals Only

Virtual Event

September 16, 2020 @ 10:30 am 2:30 pm

Free

This training is for any professional who supports and provides services for anyone aged 18+ in Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham.

About this Event

Priority will be given to Professionals who work or reside in Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham. WE WILL VERIFY YOUR LOCATION WITH YOU PRIOR TO THIS EVENT.

The Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham Black and Minority Ethnic Sexual and Reproductive health Promotion is led by Brook and its partners and is aimed at delivering an engaging and empowering service for Black and Minority Ethnic communities across the three boroughs.

The Health Promotion specialist training team would like to invite professionals who work in Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham to attend our online training sessions. The sessions are suitable for professionals working in a variety of sectors who engage with adults aged 18+.

By the end of the session you will:

  • Define the terms HIV and AIDS and understand the difference between them
  • Learn about some Statistics and how HIV affects BME populations
  • Understand how HIV can and cannot be transmitted and the conditions for transmission
  • Explore reasons that hinder BME people’s access to HIV services.
  • Ways of prevention and treatment
  • Understand why testing is important in addressing HIV
  • What does PrEP, PEP and U=U means?
  • Addressing Myths around HIV

This is an online session and will take place on Zoom, if you do need to contact us about this event, please email samantha.telemaque@brook.org.uk

A link will be sent out via email after you have registered. Please keep hold of this until the date and time of the meeting arrives. If you are booking more than one person on the session you need to ensure their email address is provided.

Priority will be given to Professionals who work or reside in Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham. WE WILL VERIFY YOUR LOCATION WITH YOU PRIOR TO THIS EVENT.

Whilst this programme could be used for professionals working with any client group, it is particularly tailored for those working with clients who identify as Black and Minority Ethnic.