• DSHS HIV/STD Program

    Post Office Box 149347, MC 1873
    Austin, Texas 78714

    Phone: (512) 533-3000

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13th Texas HIV-STD Conference Proceedings

Monday, April 16, 2001

Pre-Conference Workshop - Contractor Orientation: Evaluation of HIV Prevention Programs In Texas (Koch)

Tuesday, April 17, 2001

Plenary Session 1 - Problems of Health Care Access in HIV (M. Keith Rawlings, M.D.)

Plenary Session 2 - Stages of Behavior Change: Stage-Matched Prevention Programs (James O. Prochaska, Ph.D.)

Breakout Sessions

Session A1 - HIV and the Law: Employment Law Update (Katine)

Session B1 - Meet the Plenary Speaker (Rawlings)

Session C1 - HIV Replication for Dummies: An Easy to Understand Model for Clients (Vazquez, Roland)

Session D1 - Meet the Plenary Speaker (Prochaska)

Session E1 - An Effective HIV Education and Training Program for Professional Staff Caring for the HIV Infected (Caprio, Manning)

Session F1 - Establishing HIV Peer Education Initiatives in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (Mizwa, Moore, Scott, McCann)

Session G1 - Comprehensive Care of the HIV-Infected Adolescent (Evans, Christison, Paul, Jackson)

Session H1 - Retrospective Analysis of Changes in Viral Load Following Resistance Testing (Alcorn)

Session I1 - Capacity-Building Alliance to Develop Effective Networks of Assistance (Project CADENA) (Doria-Ortiz, Hill, Rodriguez)

Session J1 - Understanding Epidemiological Data: The Houston Sero-Prevalence Survey (Bishop)

Session K1 - The Texas Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (Weckerly)

Session L1 - Working Your Way Back: an HIV Employment Assistance Program (Grier, Brown, Berry)

Session A2 - HIV and the Law: Insurance Law Update (Katine)

Session B2 - Primary Prevention for HIV-Infected Persons: The Core of the CDC's New Strategic Plan and SAFE Initiative (Senterfitt)

Session C2 - Sexual Abuse and HIV: Recipe For a Multigenerational Disaster (Doran)

Session D2 - Caulking the Cracks: Achieving Compliance With HIV Medical Care Appointments for Newly Diagnosed Clients (Caddell, Eason)

Session E2 - Hepatitis C and Its Implications As a Co-infection (Heseltine, Shupe-Ricksecker)

Session F2 - STD and HIV Infection: The Interrelationship (Kennedy, Belzle)

Session G2 - Post-Exposure Management of the Health Care Worker (Stanley)

Sessions H2-H3 - To SIT or Not to SIT: Issues Regarding Structured Interruption Therapy (SIT) (Martinez)

Sessions I2-I3 - From Ol' Doc Potter to Comprehensive Rural HIV/AIDS Clinical Services (Hadsell, Parrish)

Sessions J2-J3 - Program Planning and Evaluation: Logic Modeling and Taxonomy Development (Fourney, Begley, Robbins, Koch)

Session K2 - Financing and Sustaining HIV/AIDS Housing (Ybarra, Wall)

Session L2 - Using a Client-level Database to Evaluate Program Outcomes (Love, Kirkland)

Session A3 - Peer Counseling in the Criminal Justice System (Kelley, Logan)

Session B3 - Give the Problem Back: Eliminate Syphilis in Texas (Garrett, Jones, Prescott, Barnett, Granado)

Session C3 - Comprehensive Intervention for HIV-infected Children in the New Millennium (Noroski, Evans, Aldape, Jackson, Nichols)

Session D3 - Counseling Treatment Strategies and Cultural Competency for African American Clients (Blackwell-Johnson)

Session E3 - Pediatric AIDS in Texas: Introducing the Texas Pediatric HIV Resource Center (Ferris)

Session F3 - Transgender: The Unseen Population (Thomas)

Session G3 - Clinical Management of HIV Disease at the David Powell Public Health Center (Blair, Molofsky)

Session K3 - HIV/AIDS Housing Needs Assessment:The Value of Community Planning (Wall, Ybarra)

Session L3 - U.S. Military HIV Research Program: Leading the Battle Against HIV (Mika)

Tuesay Evening Sessions

Ask the Directors (Brownridge, Melville, Blass, Moore, Elliott)

Promoting Prevention Through Video: Cultural Attitudes About Homosexualityand HIV (Pyeatt, McFarland)

Mentoring Program - Post Positive Peer Support Model (McCarrick)

A Successful and Comprehensive Rural HIV Prevention Effort (Robinson, Ramirez, Garza)

Street Shoes: Taking a Walk with your Clients (Sowder, Segrets)

Experiences That Influence Needle Exchange Use (Minnerly)

Texas/Oklahoma AETC: Training Resource for HIV Health Care Providers (Sandoval, Ribo)

A $2,000,000 Annual Budget for a Rural AIDS Agency? Yes! (Perry, Parrish)

A Database -- How to Manage Board Members and Volunteers (Gerfers, Jamail)

HIV 101 (Spencer)

Prevention Counseling: Comparison of Risk "Since 1978" and Risk "Past 12 Months" (Koch)

A Profile of African American Women Prevention Counseled in Texas (Koch)

Wednesday, April 18, 2001

Plenary Session 3 - Spirituality as an Essential Component of Effective HIV/STD Prevention, Education, and Treatment Initiatives (Rev. Edwin C. Sanders, II)

Plenary Session 4 - Liver Wellness - An Effective Hepatitis and Substance Abuse Prevention Approach (Thelma King Thiel, R.N., B.A.)

Breakout Sessions

Session A4 - What Clients Should Know About Confidential HIV Reporting by Name (Hamaker, King, Robbins)

Session B4 - Meet the Plenary Speaker (Sanders)

Sessions C4-C5 - Designing HIV-Related Interventions for Substance Users (Kennedy)

Session D4 - "Don't Forget the Children" - Niños Unidos Contra el SIDA (Children United Against AIDS) (Rodriguez-Escobar)

Session E4 - Model Collaborative Program of HIV Social and Medical Service (Cooper, Vernor, Castro)

Session F4 - Meet the Plenary Speaker (Thiel)

Session H4 - A Patient Compliance Program You Can Live With (Caprio, Boice)

Session I4 - A Tangled Web: Developing a Rural Primary Care Network for PLWH/A (Schmitt, Weyland)

Session J4 - HIV, STDs, and Other Health Information on the Internet (Meyer, Normann)

Session K4 - Beyond Surveys: Visual Techniques For Community Assessment and Program Development (Henry, Batchelor)

Session L4 - HIV: A Youth Problem Needs Youth Solutions (Chambless)

Session A5 - BDSM Safety 101: Bringing the Dungeon Out of the Closet (Yoakem)

Session B5 - STD Cluster Interviewing, Social Networking and Effective Syphilis Intervention (Louise, Ramirez, Salo)

Session D5 - The Mentor Program: A Compliance Initiative (Boice, Caprio)

Session E5 - Development and Evaluation of a Cartoon Book For Low-Literacy Populations of African-American Women (Fourney, Leonard)

Session F5 - Hepatitis C: Implementation of House Bill 1652 (Melville, Robbins, Heseltine, Shupe-Ricksecker)

Sessions H5-H6 - Knowledge and Skills That Help Case Managers to Ensure Treatment Success for Patients (Acker)

Sessions I5-I6 - HIV Prevention Through Collaboration: TDH Regional DIS and a Rural AIDS Service Organization (Perry, Carson)

Session J5 - Correlates of STD Infection Among Dallas' Young African-American Women (Shehan, Waits, Henry)

Sessions K5-K6 - The Integration of HIV/STD Prevention and Services Planning in Texas (Broussard, Kurkowski, Howell, Cuellar)

Sessions L5-L6 - Re-Imaging Model© for Continuous Quality Improvement of HIV/AIDS Prevention Program (Neill, Keathley)

Session A6 - Youth Speak Out Initiative: Assessing the Needs of GLBTQ Youth (Géliga, Leggett)

Session B6 - STD Screening and Case Finding in a Rural and Urban Setting (Patlan, Ray Paradise)

Session C6 - Innovative Strategies for Preventing Blood-borne Pathogens in Injection Drug Users (Raybon, Rendon)

Session D6 - An Accelerated Prevention Counseling Training Guide for DIS and Health Personnel Working with Recalcitrant Transmission of HIV (Badten, Louise, James)

Session E6 - BOSS Program: Increasing AIDS Services Utilization Among HIV-Positive African Americans (Narvaez, Gilbert, Barnes)

Session F6 - Integrating Hepatitis C Into Your HIV Prevention Program: A Model for CBOs (Roland)

Session J6 - Condom Use Among Hispanic Women (Sangi-Haghpeykar)

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Plenary Session 5 - The Status of Sexuality Education in U.S. Public Schools (David C. Wiley, Ph.D.)

Plenary Session 6 - Awakening from the Nightmare of AIDS: Many Dreams, One Vision (Chris Sandoval)

Breakout Sessions

Session A7 - Latino MSM and HIV Prevention: Cultural Barriers to Behavior Change (Géliga, Cortez)

Session B7 - Integrating Viral Hepatitis Activities into Existing Prevention Programs: The National Plan (Buffington, Margolis)

Session C7 - Return to Work Issues For Persons Living With HIV/AIDS (Epstein)

Session D7 - (STD) Screening of Inmates at Intake in a Large County Jail (Hutcheson, Celestain)

Session E7 - Measuring Function in HIV and Implications For Future Clinical Management (Sandoval)

Session F7 - Brothers and Sisters! HIV/AIDS Does Not Discriminate! Using New Methods to Relay an Old Message (Medearis)

Session H7 - Meet the Plenary Speaker (Sandoval)

Session I7 - No Nonsense Nutrition (Louise)

Session J7 - An Examination Of Prevention Counseling Trends In Texas Since 1992 (Robbins, Koch)

Session K7 - Participatory Evaluation (Batchelor)

Session L7 - The Nature of Addiction (Kearney)

Sessions A8-A9 - Black Sheep of the Family: Working with Homeless Youth (Gwaltney, Lindgren)

Session B8 - Integrating Viral Hepatitis Activities into Existing HIV/STD Programs (Harris, Mueller)

Sessions C8-C9 - Case Management for Rural Clients (Loftice, Ball, Berry)

Session D8 - (STD) Reaching Rural Areas Through Community Partnerships (Mayhew)

Sessions E8-E9 - The Uses of Service Data in Developing an HIV Services Profile (Osborn)

Sessions F8-F9 - The Mpower Model: A New Direction in Effective HIV Prevention Programming For Young Gay Men (Carter, Sweeney)

Session H8 - Introduction to Hospice and Palliative Care (Villars)

Session I8 - Binational Texas Mexico HIV-AIDS-TB Alliance: A Border Initiative (Escobedo, Gonzalez, Stewart)

Session J8 - HIV Seroprevalence in Migrant Seasonal Farmworkers in South Texas (Doran, Bustamante)

Sessions K8-K9 - Estimating a Unit Cost for HIV Services (Maytum)

Session L8 - Resource For Change: The Revised CDC Counseling, Testing, and Referral (CTR) Guidelines (Warner, Greby) (Repeated in L9)

Session B9 - Hepatitis C 101 For Counselors (Boyce)

Session D9 - Fort Bend County (STD) Outbreak Project (Hashim, Castaneda, Walker)

Session H9 - CDC Program Consultant'sCaucus and Q/A Session (Badsgard, Comeaux, Nieves, O'Connor)

Session I9 - Isn't Living With HIV Hard Enough? Today's AIDS Fraud Issues (Hartney, Kurtz, Gertson, Tannert)

Session J9 - A Resurgent HIV Epidemic? Results from the Dallas Young Men's Survey (Henry, Shehan)

Session L9 - Resource For Change: The Revised CDC Counseling, Testing, and Referral (CTR) Guidelines (Warner, Greby) (Repeat of L8)

Friday, April 20, 2001

Plenary Session 7 - HIV/STD and the Sex Trade Industry (Joyce Irene Wallace, M.D.)

Plenary Sessions | Track A | Track B | Track C | Track D | Track E
Track F | Track G | Track H | Track I | Track J | Track K | Track L

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