Substance Use and HIV Prevention

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The purpose of this CE course is to provide education and  awareness for administrators, counselors, social workers, and human services providers on the link between Drug use and HIV/AIDS.  Rates of HIV is higher in individuals who use drugs due to unsafe sexual behaviors  and intravenous drug use.  This course focuses on how treatment on substance use is related to prevention of HIV. This education covers Case Management skill of the Eight Counselor Skill Groups ascribed by NAADAC and NCC AP

Learning Objectives


  1. Gain an Understanding of HIV/AIDS and the causes.
  2. The understanding of drug abuse can impact the prevalence and spread of HIV and AIDS
  3. Gain an understanding of vulnerable populations who are at risk for HIV and AIDS
  4. Discuss prevention of HIV/AIDS




NIDA. (2012, July 1). HIV/AIDS. Retrieved from https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/research-reports/hivaids on 2020, March 25


Exam written by: Tamika Lett, PhD Human Services, NCAC II, CSAC, CCTP, QMHP A/C