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National HIV / AIDS Peer Education and Counselling program [CD-ROM] : resource and training manual / Correctional Service of Canada.

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1 CD-ROM ; 4 3/4 in.


PEC Program was developed by: Chantal Fontaine, Shannon Weatherhead-McCoy.
Funding for this publication was provided by the Correctional Service of Canada under the Canadian Strategy on HIV/AIDS.
Available also in electronic format.


The National HIV/AIDS PEC Program is intended to provide offenders with basic knowledge about HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases, information on the principles of adult learning, peer support and education, harm reduction, risky behaviour and their consequences.


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1. Introduction. -- 2. Background. -- 3. Interim instruction. -- 4. Women and aboriginal offenders. -- 5. Roles and responsibilities. -- 6. Implementation of HIV/AIDS PEC PROGRAM: -Understanding the program; -Suggested resources; -Communication; -Operational requirements; -Selection process; -Training. -Implementation checklist. -- 7. Continuity of HIV/AIDS PEC PROGRAM. -- 8. Training modules: -Outline. -Module 1. Introduction and harm reduction approach; -Module 2. HIV/AIDS PEC Program; -Module 3. Hepatitis and tuberculosis; -Module 4. Facts about HIV/Aids; -Module 5. HIV/AIDS testing; -Module 6. HIV/AIDS holistic care approach; -Module 7. Sexuality and safer sex; -Module 8. High risk behaviors; -Module 9. Health promotion; -Module 10. Factors of well being; -Module 11. Adult learning. Module 12. Self-Care and review 9. Evaluation. -- 10. References.

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