List of Skills4 Workshops

Skills4 Workshops

2013

  • September 10 "Linked to Care: Now What? Motivating Clients Living with HIV to Adhere to Treatment for Longer Life."  U.S. Conference on AIDS, New Orleans, LA.
  • September 9 "Separating Hype from Hope: How to Answer Clients’ Questions About HIV Treatment and Prevention Headlines."  U.S. Conference on AIDS, New Orleans, LA.
  • September 9 "Writing Successful Applications for High Impact Prevention Grant Opportunities" (seminar) U.S. Conference on AIDS, New Orleans, LA.
  • September 8 "Enhancing the Treatment as Prevention Strategy to Address Sexual Concurrency Amongst Men Who Have Sex with Men in the U.S" (seminar) U.S. Conference on AIDS, New Orleans, LA
  • August 20 "AIDS Healthcare Foundation: Impulse Advocacy Group, HIV Prevention and Treatment training."  Ft Lauderdale, FL.
  • August 5 - "Hope or Hype: Closing in on a Cure for HIV, or Giving Away Our Game Plan?" Keynote, Street Outreach Workers' Conference, Austin, TX.
  • March 3 - "HIV Drug Pricing and the Affordable Care Act."  The Philip Rush Center, Atlanta, GA
  • February  4 - "The Truth for Teens: What You Need to Know about HIV and STDs."  Parent / Student Forum, Temple Beth Emmet, Pembroke Pines, FL

2012

  • November 15 - "HIV Drug Pricing and the Affordable Care Act."  LGBT Community Center, San Francisco, CA.
  • October 10 - "Advanced Strategies to Writing Successful Grants for High Impact Prevention Projects." U.S. Conference on AIDS, Las Vegas, NV.
  • April 27 - "Health Disparities and Poverty in the United States."  New Mexico AIDS Education and Training Center regional conference )plenary), Albuqu
  • April 14 - "Board Governance and Fundraising." Miracle of Love In-Service. Orlando, FL.
  • March 27 - "Where Do Effective Behavioral Interventions Fit in the CDC's High Impact Prevention Strategy?" Centers for AIDS Prevention Studies' Mpowerment National Summit (plenary), San Francisco, CA.
  • February 3 - "Preparing a Ryan White Part D Grant Application." LifeTies Work Group Meeting, Ewing, NJ.

2011

  • December 14 - "Building a Strategic Plan for a National Hemophilia Technical Assistance Network." Hemophilia Federation of America In-Service. Milwaukee, WI.
  • November 12 - "Longer Life, Tougher Questions: Today's Changing Options and Strategies for Persons Living with HIV/AIDS." U.S. Conference on AIDS, Chicago, IL.
  • November 11 - "Winning Grants During Tight Funding Cycles: Advanced Strategies for Success." U.S. Conference on AIDS, Chicago, IL.
  • October 18 - "Making Your Message Count: Core Communication Skills for Outreach Workers." Central East Addiction Technology Transfer Center, Keeping it Real conference, Silver Spring, MD.
  • October 18 - "HIV Prevention and Care within a Reformed US Healthcare System." Central East Addiction Technology Transfer Center, Keeping it Real conference, Silver Spring, MD.
  • July 18 - "Creating a Logic Model for an HCV Rapid Test Demonstration Project." ALERT Health workgroup meeting, Miami, FL.
  • May 17 - "Developing Fundable Goals and Objectives."  Capacity Building Assistance distance consult, for Alethia House, Birmingham, AB.
  • March 29 - "Updating HIV Testing Protocols for Rapid Testing."  Capacity Building Assistance distance consult, for U.S. Virgin Islands.
  • March 25 - "Developing a Needs Assessment Tool for a National Technical Assistance Proposal."  Capacity Building Assistance distance consult, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL.
  • March 18 - "Adapting an Intervention to Meet Target Population Needs."  Center for AIDS Prevention Studies' National Board of Cultural Experts, San Francisco, CA.
  • March 12 - "Professional Burn Out in HIV Outreach and Care: Preventing, Recognizing and Recovering." Positive Living Conference 14. Ft. Walton Beach, FL.
  • March 10 - "HIV Clinical Update: Building Lifelong Partnerships with Your Patient." HIV Border Summit. El Paso, TX.
  • March 10 - "Sister, Daughter, Mother, Spouse: Empowering Women in a Time of HIV/AIDS." National Women's and Girl's HIV Day Summit (keynote), El Paso, TX.
  • January 24 - "The Truth for Teens: Parents and Students Discuss HIV and STDs." Temple Beth Emet Parents and Students Night, Cooper City, FL.

2010

  • "Professional Burn Out in HIV Outreach and Care: Preventing, Recognizing and Recovering." South Carolina HIV/STD conference. Columbia, SC, October 27, 2010.
  • "Health Disparities in America: How Race, Poverty and Policy All Impact Health." South Carolina HIV/STD conference. Columbia, SC, October 27, 2010.
  • "Health Disparities in America: How Race, Poverty and Policy All Impact Health." U.S. Conference on AIDS. Orlando, FL, September 14, 2010.
  • "Longer Life, Tougher Questions: Today's Changing Options and Strategies for Persons Living with HIV." U.S. Conference on AIDS. Orlando, FL, September 14, 2010.
  • "Winning Grants During Tight Funding Cycles: Advanced Strategies for Success." U.S. Conference on AIDS. Orlando, FL, September 13, 2010.
  • "From Survive to Thrive: Tips to Start Each Day with Hope, and Strategies for a Long Life Keeping HIV Under Control." Michigan PWA Conference. Bay City, MI, September 11, 2010
  • "Improving Ryan White Service Delivery and Capacity through Web-Based Technical Assistance." 2010 Ryan White All Grantee Meeting and Clinical Conference. Washington, DC, August 25, 2010.
  • "Advanced Facilitation Strategies to Increase the Effectiveness of any Group-or- Individual-Level EBI." Kentucky HIV/STD Conference. Lexington, KY, July 29, 2010.
  • "Longer Life, Tougher Questions: Changing Options and Strategies for Persons Living with HIV/AIDS" Kentucky HIV/STD Conference. Lexington, KY, July 29, 2010.
  • "Advanced Facilitation Strategies to Increase the Effectiveness of any Group-or- Individual-Level EBI." Texas HIV/STD Conference. Austin, TX, May 26, 2010.
  • "Health Disparities and Poverty." 13th Positive Living Conference. Ft. Walton Beach, FL, March 13, 2010.
  • "The Truth for Teens: What You Need to Know about HIV and STDs." Temple Beth Emet parent-student forum. Pembroke Pines, FL, January 27, 2010.

2009

  • "Board Roles and Responsibilities." Center for Multicultural Wellness and Prevention in-service. Orlando, FL, September 26, 2009.
  • "Sticking to the Plan: Managing Side Effects and Improving Adherence Brings Longer Life to PLWH" (plenary). 4th Annual HIV/Substance Abuse Prevention Conference, Corpus Christi, TX, September 17, 2009.
  • "The Final Frontier: Clients at Risk in the Virtual World, and How to Use On-Line Outreach to Reach Them." 4th Annual HIV/Substance Abuse Prevention Conference, Corpus Christi, TX, September 17, 2009.
  • "PwP (Prevention with Positive Persons) Programs: Biological, Behavioral, and Economic Determinants of Potential Success." Keeping the Pace XVIII: Florida / Caribbean AETC Conference, Gainesville, FL, August 26, 2009.
  • "Staying on Top of Your HIV: Update on Antiretroviral Treatment Strategies and Agents." Positive Connections Community Forum, Miami, FL, August 12, 2009.
  • "The Missing Link: Facilitation Strategies that Can Improve Outcomes for Any Effective Behavioral Intervention." CDC National HIV Prevention Conference, Atlanta, GA, August 25, 2009.
  • "From Paper to Community: Proposing, Planning and Implementing an Effective Behavioral Intervention." CDC National HIV Prevention Conference, Atlanta, GA, August 25, 2009.
  • "The First Step in Implementing an Effective Program: Preparing a Sound Grant Proposal." CDC National HIV Prevention Conference, Atlanta, GA, August 25, 2009.
  • "Strategies for Effective Fundraising and Sustainability." Center for Multicultural Wellness and Prevention in-service. Orlando, FL, July 24, 2010.
  • "Advanced Grant Writing Institute." National Center for Training, Technical Support and Assistance institute, Los Angeles, July 8-9, 2009.
  • "Health Disparities and Poverty" Annual Michigan Case Managers' Conference, Ypsilanti, MI, June 10, 2009.
  • "Professional Burn Out: What Are Its Causes, and How Can You Avoid It?" Annual Michigan Case Managers' Conference, Ypsilanti, MI, June 10, 2009.
  • "Hope Rx: a History of HIV Treatments, with a Preview of Future Strategies." Michigan Department of Community Health PLWH Retreat, Bay City, MI, May 22, 2009.
  • "Managing Treatment Side Effects," Positive Living XII, Ft. Walton Beach, FL, March 14, 2009.

2008

  • "Putting the YOU in Your HIV Regimen," Miami Valley POZ 4 POZ World AIDS Day forum, Dayton, OH, December 6, 2008.
  • "Facilitation Skills for Trainers Working in HIV Prevention CBA." Border Health Foundation In Service, Tucson, AZ, November 24-25, 2008.
  • "Managing Treatment Side Effects," AIDS Interfaith Ministries community forum, Louisville K, November 21, 2008.
  • "Making Interventions Work: What Does DEBI Know About My Community?" South Carolina HIV/STD conference. Columbia, SC, October 17, 2008.
  • "Tools Every Prevention Educator Needs to Maintain Credibility and Motivate Behavioral Change." South Carolina HIV/STD conference. Columbia, SC, October 16, 2008.
  • "Putting the 'YOU' in Your HIV Regimen: Empowerment, Motivation, Skills and Hope." South Carolina HIV/STD conference. Columbia, SC, October 15, 2008.
  • "Fundraising and Resource Development for Non-Profits." Latino AIDS Institute. Kansas City, MO, October 10, 2008.
  • "Strategies for Recruiting and Retaining Effective Non-Profit Staff." Latino AIDS Institute. Kansas City, MO, October 10, 2008.
  • "Staff Motivation & Recognition: Strategies for Success." Latino AIDS Institute. Kansas City, MO, October 9, 2008.
  • "Best Practices in Supervision and Management of Non-Profit Staff." NO/AIDS Task Force in-service. New Orleans, LA, September 29 & 30, 2008.
  • "How to Respond Successfully to Requests for Grant Proposals." Iowa Department of Public Health statewide training. Des Moines, IA, September 24, 2008.
  • "How Substance Use Really Affects HIV Transmission and Treatment." Center for HIV, Hepatitis, and Addiction Training and Technology (CHHATT) Keeping it Real Conference. Princeton, NJ, September 23, 2008
  • "Defending the Castle: How HIV Treatments Work, and How to Explain their Benefits to Clients or Loved Ones." CHHATT Keeping it Real Conference. Princeton, NJ, September 22, 2008
  • "Strategies for Writing Grants that Win Funding." United States Conference on AIDS, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, September 20, 2008.
  • "Prescription Hope: A Brief History of HIV Treatment Strategies." United States Conference on AIDS, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, September 19, 2008.
  • "Interactions: How Street Drugs Impact HIV Transmission and HIV Pathogenesis, and Interact with HIV Medications." 14th Annual Street Outreach Conference, Austin TX, July 22, 2008.
  • "Defending the Castle: How HIV Medications Fight Back, and What You Can Do in the Battle." 14th Annual Street Outreach Conference, Austin TX, July 21, 2008.
  • "Defending the Castle: How to Protect Against HIV Treatment Resistance, and Keep Medicines Fighting HIV." New Mexico Community AIDS Partnership in service. Albuquerque NM, June 3, 2008.
  • "Eyes on the Future: Novel Treatment Strategies." Michigan Department of Health mini-conference. Bay City, MI, June 1, 2008.
  • "Hope Rx: Understanding Evolving Treatment Strategies, and Looking into the Future Treatment Pipeline." Michigan Department of Health mini-conference. Bay City, MI, June 1, 2008.
  • "MSM Trends and Triggers:Michigan Department of Health mini-conference. Bay City, MI, June 1, 2008.
  • "Hope Rx: Understanding Evolving Treatment Strategies, and Looking into the Future Treatment Pipeline." Utah AIDS Foundation education seminar. Salt Lake City, UT, May 29, 2008.
  • "Using Motivational Interviewing to Increase Treatment Adherence." Kentucky HIV Conference. Lexington, KY, May 22, 2008.
  • "Aging and HIV: Addressing Metabolic Syndrome, Lipoatrophy, and Other Co-Morbidities." Positive Connections community seminar. North Miami, FL, May 21, 2008.
  • "Tools for Prevention: Increasing Credibility and Motivation in HIV/STD Prevention Interventions." Texas HIV/STD Conference. Austin, TX, May 19, 2008.
  • "Hope Rx: Understanding Evolving Treatment Strategies, and Looking into the Future Treatment Pipeline." Texas HIV/STD Conference. Austin, TX, May 18, 2008.
  • "Moving Forward: a History of HIV Treatments." Texas HIV/STD Conference. Austin, TX, May 18, 2008
  • "The Truth for Teens: What You Need to Know About HIV and STDs." Temple Beth Emet parent-student workshop. Cooper City, FL, March 27, 2008.
  • "Out in the Open: Estimating the Prevalence of HIV Amongst MSM in Florida." Positive Living Conference. Ft. Walton Beach, FL, March , 2008.
  • "Putting the 'YOU' in Your HIV Regimen: Increasing Skill Sets for Adherence and Self Efficacy When Speaking to Health Care Providers." Positive Living Conference. Ft. Walton Beach, FL, March 8, 2008.

2007

  • "Women and HIV: Living Well." Community Treatment Seminar. Portsmouth, NH, December 5, 2007.
  • "Putting the YOU in Your HIV Treatment Regimen." FACP Clinic In-Service, St. Petersburg, FL, December 4, 2007.
  • "Strategies for Treatment Adherence." Positive Connections community education seminar. North Miami, FL, March 5, 2008.
  • "Tools Every Prevention Educator Needs to Maintain Credibility and Motivate Behavioral Change." CDC National HIV Prevention Conference. Atlanta, GA, December 3, 2007.
  • "Avoiding the Common Mistakes in Implementing Effective Behavioral Interventions." (poster). CDC National HIV Prevention Conference. Atlanta, GA, December 3, 2007.
  • "Revealing HIV Status: Why to Tell, How to Tell, and When to Tell." World AIDS Day patient education program. Dayton, OH, December 1, 2007.
  • "World AIDS Day 2007: How We Got Here, and What You Can Do to Make a Difference." Quaker Foods AIDS Task Force Corporate Seminar. Purchase, NY, November 29, 2007.
  • "World AIDS Day 2007: How We Got Here, and What You Can Do to Make a Difference." Quaker Foods AIDS Task Force Corporate Seminar. Chicago, IL, November 28, 2007.
  • "Revealing HIV Status: Why to Tell, How to Tell, and When to Tell." Wings Clinic, University of Louisville patient education program. Louisville, KY, November 21, 2007.
  • "MSM Trends and Triggers." MSM Fusion Community Forum. Houston, TX, November 16, 2007.
  • "Identifying & Maintaining Hard to Reach MSM." Thomas Street Clinic Peer Educators in-service. Houston, TX, November 16, 2007.
  • "Identifying & Maintaining Hard to Reach MSM." Dallas patient dinner seminar. Dallas, TX, November 15, 2007.
  • "Immune Recovery: Defending the Castle from HIV," North Colorado AIDS Project staff in-service, Fort Collins, CO, November 13, 2007.
  • "Immune Recovery: Defending the Castle from HIV," Colorado THRIVE treatment forum, Denver, CO, November 12, 2007.
  • "What Does D.E.B.I. Know?: Avoiding the Most Common Mistakes in Implementing Behavioral Interventions." U.S. Conference on AIDS, Palm Springs, CA, November 9, 2007.
  • "Defending the Castle: How Evolving Treatments Are Helping Turn the Battle Against HIV." U.S. Conference on AIDS, Palm Springs, CA, November 9, 2007.
  • "Winning Grants: Avoiding the Five Common Grant Errors." U.S. Conference on AIDS, Palm Springs, CA, November 8, 2007.
  • "Revealing HIV Status: Who to Tell, When to Tell, and How to Tell." 15th Annual HIV/AIDS Update Conference, South Padre Island, TX, October 24, 2007.
  • "Sister, Daughter, Mother Spouse: Empowering Women to Care for Themselves in a Time of HIV/AIDS." (break out session) 15th Annual HIV/AIDS Update Conference, South Padre Island, TX, October 24, 2007.
  • "Sister, Daughter, Mother Spouse: The Unseen Co-Factors That Affect Women in the HIV/AIDS Epidemic." (opening plenary) 15th Annual HIV/AIDS Update Conference, South Padre Island, TX, October 24, 2007.
  • "Defending the Castle: How Advancing HIV Treatments May Better Protect the Immune System." 2007 South Carolina HIV/STD conference (requested repeat). Columbia, SC, October 19, 2007.
  • "Revealing HIV Status: Who to Tell, When to Tell, and How to Tell." 2007 South Carolina HIV/STD conference. Columbia, SC, October 18, 2007.
  • "Defending the Castle: How Advancing HIV Treatments May Better Protect the Immune System." 2007 South Carolina HIV/STD conference. Columbia, SC, October 17, 2007.
  • "Putting the YOU in Your HIV Treatment Regimen." Community treatment forum. Phoenix, AZ, October 4, 2007.
  • "Putting the YOU in Your HIV Treatment Regimen." New Mexico AIDS Services community treatment forum. Albuquerque, NM, October 3, 2007.
  • "Sister, Daughter, Mother, and Spouse: Empowering Women in a Time of HIV/AIDS" (plenary speech). Danya Institute Keeping it Real Conference, September 26, 2007, Washington, DC.
  • "Charting the Evolving Outreach Needs for Gay, Bisexual, MSM." Danya Institute Keeping it Real Conference, September 25, 2007, Washington, DC.
  • "Early Intervention for MSM: Change of HAART" (keynote address). Houston Gay Men's Health Summit. August 7, 2007, Houston, TX.
  • "Beyond the Numbers: HIV Treatment Goals and Facts About Lipoatrophy." Houston Gay Men's Health Summit. August 7, 2007, Houston, TX.
  • "Sister, Daughter, Mother, Spouse: Empowering Women to Care for Themselves in a Time of HIV/AIDS." Texas Street Outreach Workers' Conference. June 27, 2007, Austin, TX.
  • "Defending the Castle: How Advancing Treatments May Better Protect the Immune System." Texas Street Outreach Workers' Conference. June 26, 2007, Austin, TX.
  • "Hope Rx: Keys to Managing HIV Now and Into an Even Brighter Future." Colorado AIDS Project community forum. June 11, 2007, Denver, CO.
  • "Defending the Castle: a New Tool to Improve HIV Treatment Comprehension and Adherence.� Florida AIDS Care staff development program. May 31, 2007, St. Petersburg, FL.
  • "Defending the Castle: a New Tool to Improve HIV Treatment Comprehension and Adherence.� Kentucky HIV conference. May 10, 2007, Lexington, KY.
  • "Sister, Daughter, Mother, Spouse: Empowering Women to Care for Themselves in a Time of HIV/AIDS." North Florida AIDS Network community forum. May 1, 2007, Jacksonville, FL.
  • "Defending the Castle: How Advancing HIV Treatments May Better Protect the Immune System." Florida AETC Keeping the Pace conference. May 1, 2007, Gainesville, FL.
  • "Hope Rx: Inspiring Adherence in Your Patients." Minneapolis V.A. Clinic nurses' in-service. March 29, 2007, Minneapolis, MN.
  • "Defending the Castle: How Advancing Treatments May Better Protect the Immune System." Minneapolis V.A. Center community forum. March 28, 2007, Minneapolis, MN.
  • "Change of HAART: Early Intervention Services for MSM Living with HIV." AIDS Services Austin staff in-service, March 23, 2007, Austin, TX.
  • "Hope Rx: Keys to Managing HIV Now, and Into an Even Brighter Future." AIDS Services Austin community forum, March 22, 2007, Austin, TX.
  • "Revealing HIV Status: Who to Tell, When to Tell, and How to Tell." Tenth Annual Positive Living Conference, March 3, 2007, Fort Walton Beach, FL
  • "The Best of Times, the Worst of Times: What Living with HIV Means to You (or Your Client) Today." Kansas City Conference on AIDS, February 9, 2007, Kansas City, MO.
  • "Addressing Same-Sex Risk Behaviors Amongst Undisclosed Gay, Bisexual and 'Down Low' MSM." SHAPE Educators in service. January 31, 2007, Birmingham, AL.
  • "Hope Rx: Keys to Helping Clients Manage HIV Now, and Into a Brighter Future." University of Alabama medical center evening symposium. January 30, 2007, Birmingham, AL
  • "Seven Habits of Highly Healthy HIV+ People." University of Alabama patient advisory board in-service. 1917 Clinic. January 30, 2007, Birmingham, AL.

2006

  • "Change of HAART: Early Interventio