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40 Saw Mill River Road
Hawthorne, NY 10532 United States
(914) 785-8326

April 2012

Dining Out for Life Ambassador Training: Hawthorne

4/2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Unnamed Venue, 40 Saw Mill River Road
Hawthorne, NY 10532 United States
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Calling all DOFL 2012 Ambassadors and committee members! We’re holding 3 one-hour training sessions for ambassadors to prepare you for Dining Out for Life on April 26th. We’ll do some role playing, watch a short video, and go over best practices when you’re talking with diners and donors. Training sessions will be held at 6 pm on: March 28th – the home of Bob Brink and J. Dewey, Beacon April 2nd – ARCS Hawthorne, 40 Saw Mill River Rd., Hawthorne…

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September 2012

More Choices, Safer Sex: What the Female Condom Can Do

9/6 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Unnamed Venue, 40 Saw Mill River Road
Hawthorne, NY 10532 United States
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More Choices, Safer Sex: What the Female Condom Can Do This one-day training will provide current data on female condom efficacy and acceptability, hands-on practice that addresses proper female condom insertion and use-related challenges, and strategies and skills to help participants provide clients with effective condom negotiation skills. As a result of this training, participants will be able to: • Identify values and attitudes that impact provider ability to effectively promote the female condom; • Identify the advantages of female…

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Group Facilitation Skills for STD/HIV Prevention Interventions

9/26 @ 9:00 am - 9/27 @ 5:00 pm
Unnamed Venue, 40 Saw Mill River Road
Hawthorne, NY 10532 United States
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Group Facilitation Skills for STD/HIV Prevention Interventions 13 OASAS credits (not approved for initial CPS credentialing) This two-day training will help to increase providers' confidence, knowledge and skills in facilitating groups, particularly for group level HIV/STD prevention interventions (e.g., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention evidenced-based interventions). As a result of this training participants will be able to: • Increase their understanding of group process and how it influences behavior change; • Identify qualities of an effective group facilitator; •…

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October 2012

Addressing Sexual Risk with Drug Users and Their Partners

10/30 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Unnamed Venue, 40 Saw Mill River Road
Hawthorne, NY 10532 United States

6.5 OASAS credits (not approved for initial CPS credentialing) This one-day training will build participant knowledge and skills in offering sexual harm reduction options to substance users. Although expanded access to syringes and drug treatment options have helped people greatly reduce their substance use-related risks for HIV, the latest research shows that sexual risk behaviors play a significant role in new cases of HIV among people who use drugs and alcohol. As a result of this training, participants will be…

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December 2012

Introduction to HIV, STI & Viral Hepatitis

12/11 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Unnamed Venue, 40 Saw Mill River Road
Hawthorne, NY 10532 United States

This one day introductory training will prepare non-physician health and human services providers to address HIV, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and viral hepatitis in an integrated, client-centered manner. The training will review the similarities and differences in transmission, screening, available treatments and needed support services for each of the diseases. The training will emphasize the connection between these diseases and the skills needed to effectively interact with clients whose sexual or substance using behaviors place them at risk for HIV,…

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January 2013

What the Female Condom Can Do for Your Clients

1/23 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Unnamed Venue, 40 Saw Mill River Road
Hawthorne, NY 10532 United States
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“What the Female Condom Can Do for Your Clients” January 23rd, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Hudson Valley Community Services, Inc. 40 Saw Mill River Road Hawthorne, NY

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February 2013

HIV Testing in New York State

2/12 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Unnamed Venue, 40 Saw Mill River Road
Hawthorne, NY 10532 United States
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HIV Testing in NYS 4 OASAS credits (not approved for initial CPS credentialing); 4 CNE hours This half-day training will provide information about new developments in HIV testing as a result of passage of Chapter 308 of the Laws of 2010. As a result of this training, participants will be able to: • List the core elements of the 2010 New York State HIV Testing law (S.8227/A.11487) and their importance; • Recall that HIV testing must be offered to all…

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Intro to Co-Occurring Disorders for Clients with HIV/AIDS

2/21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Unnamed Venue, 40 Saw Mill River Road
Hawthorne, NY 10532 United States
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This one-day training will introduce non-physician providers to co-occurring disorders (substance abuse and mental illness) and their impact on people living with HIV/AIDS. The training will also review trauma and its impacts on care as well as “red flags” or warning signs that might indicate a problem with substance abuse and/or mental health. Participants will also be offered tools for making referrals for appropriate treatment for clients who may be experiencing co-occurring disorders. To register, visit http://www.hivtrainingny.org/

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Positive Prevention: Connecting Care and Prevention

2/26 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Unnamed Venue, 40 Saw Mill River Road
Hawthorne, NY 10532 United States
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This one day training will provide participants with updated information and strategies for promoting prevention among people living with HIV/AIDS. The latest research demonstrates that early initiation of treatment, retention in care and viral load suppression are critical to the health of people with HIV and also play a key role in reducing new infections. Participants will learn strategies for coupling messages about the importance of clinical care with behavioral interventions to address the risks associated with sexual and substance…

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April 2013

Dining Out for Life Ambassador Training – Westchester

4/2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Unnamed Venue, 40 Saw Mill River Road
Hawthorne, NY 10532 United States
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We’re looking for volunteers to serve as ARCS representatives within restaurants that are participating in Dining Out for Life. Ambassadors’ main roles are to 1) greet and thank diners for coming 2) inform them that a part of their bill will be donated to ARCS that night 3) hand out special envelopes so diners can make an additional donation and possibly win prizes. Of course, an ambassador’s job is a lot more fun when you bring lots of your own…

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