2022 Community Health Worker Institute
March 16-17, 2022 & March 18-19, 2022
The Community Health Worker (CHW) Institute will offer a two-day training using the Viviendo Valiente course – a Special Project of National Significance (SPNS) product developed by Prism Health North Texas. Vivendo Valiente is a health education program which focuses on HIV within the Latino community. The course provides education and skills-building to promote awareness, de-stigmatization, and conversations related to HIV/prevention within the CHW/CHW-I networks. The two-day training is approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) for 14 hours of DSHS certified continuing education units for CHW and CHW-I. Participation in the full two-day training is required as units cannot be divided. Both the training and curriculum will be in English and only certified CHW and CHW Instructors will be permitted to participate in the training.
2022 Leadership Institute
March 22-23, 2022
The 2022 National Latinx Leadership Institute will create a space for emerging Latinx leaders to enhance their skills and abilities to effectively lead.
The Institute will be led by experts that will focus on leadership in HIV Medical Care, Social Services & Mental Health, HIV Prevention & Advocacy, and Program Management. These targeted fields align with the current National HIV/AIDS Strategy from prevention work to viral suppression.
2022 Drag OUT HIV! Institute
March 23-24, 2022
“Drag OUT HIV!” is meant to be both a training and mentorship program for drag queen/king performers from the Rio Grande Valley, with the intent to mobilize them as advocates for HIV testing and PrEP awareness within their networks of followers and friends.
2022 Biomedical Interventions Institute
March 23, 2022
The 2022 Biomedical Institute will focus or PrEP implementation and infrastructures to ensure that our attendees effectively incorporate their PrEP services in their work.