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12th Annual Texas HIV-STD Conference Proceedings

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Monday, April 5, 1999

Pre-Conference Workshop 1 - Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV): An Update on Testing Methodology and Current Issues (Delamater)

Pre-Conference Workshop 2 - STD*MIS Managerial Workshop (Major)

Pre-Conference Workshop 3 - Dialogues and Dilemmas in Standards of Care for Medical Case Management (MCM) (Acker)

Pre-Conference Workshop 4 - Insurance For Persons Affected by HIV/AIDS (Alexander) *CANCELED*

Pre-Conference Workshop 5 - Centers For Disease Control And Prevention (CDC) New HIV Prevention Program Announcement Concerning the Direct Funding of Minority Community Based Organizations (O'Connor, Rodriguez)

Pre-Conference Workshop 6 - Cultural Competency Through Prejudice Reduction (Bettez, Greysen)

Tuesday, April 6, 1999

Plenary Session 1 - HIV Reporting Update (Stanley)

Plenary Session 2 - National Picture of STDs (Meegan) *CANCELED*

Plenary Session 3 - Harm Reduction in HIV, STD, and Substance Abuse Programming (Simpson)

Breakout Sessions

Session A1 - Community Development: Empowering Communities to Respond to HIV/STD (Cuellar)

Session B1 - The Grieving Process–Multiple Loss–Hope for Healing (Kearney)

Session C1 - Culturally-Based Approaches in HIV/STD Prevention for the Southwest Latino/Hispanic Communities (Doria-Ortiz)

Session D1 - Advantages of STD Cluster Interviewing (Clark)

Session E1 - The Five Questions Adults Don't Want You to Ask: An Exciting New Approach to Abstinence for Teens (McPhaul)

Session F1 - HIV Reporting Update (Thomas)

Session G1 - A Model HIV/AIDS Storefront Information Project (O'Donnell, Rochon)

Session H1 - Evaluation of Rapid HIV Testing in Houston STD Clinics (Thomas) (Repeated in A8)

Session I1 - HIV Resistance (Keiser)

Session J1 - How Much Adherence is Enough When Using Antiretroviral Drugs? (Haile, Martinez)

Session K1 - Teachable Moments: Building More Effective Linkages Between Adolescent Information Seekers and Their Information Providers (Boler, Suárez)

Sessions A2 and A3 [Part I and Part II] - An Introduction to Resource Development (Smith)

Session B2 - Survivor Guilt: Why Not Me? (Bradley, Cheek, Hendricks)

Session C2 - Ask The Directors (Allen, Blass, Elliott, Melville, Moore, Stanley, Wallace)

Session D2 - STDs in the New Millennium (Jackson) (Repeated in D9)

Sessions E2 and E3 [Part I and Part II] - Building Cultural Competence: Technical Assistance for Program Managers (Martella, Teague) *Session E3 CANCELED*

Session F2 - Results and Direction of the HIV Prevention Indicators Project in Texas (Freeman, Hearn, Kazda, Koch)

Sessions G2 and G3 [Part I and Part II] - Trans-What? Understanding the Transgendered Experience and Learning Effective Ways to Address Health Care and Prevention Needs of Transgendered People (Bridgett, Lurie)

Session H2 - HIV Therapy: Does One Size Fit All? (Eron)

Session I2 - Wasting and Lipodystrophy Syndromes: Potential Treatments in the Era of Protease Inhibitors (Vergel)

Session J2 - Adherence to Drug Regimens: Working with Direct Service Volunteers (Lawson, Rochon)

Sessions K2 and K3 [Part I and Part II] - Statewide Coordinated Statement of Need Project (Holloway)

Session B3 - The Nature of Addiction (Kearney)

Session C3 - Syphilis in Houston, Texas: Risk Factors for Transmission in STD Clinics, 1993-1997 (Boyett)

Session D3 - Congenital Syphilis: A Preventable Disease (Trussel)

Session F3 - When Players Teach: Effective Use of Volunteer Peer Educators in Prevention Outreach Efforts (Cortez, Géliga, Leggett, Schield) (Repeated in B7)

Session H3 - AIDS Wasting in the Age of HAART Therapy: Diagnosis and Treatment Strategies (Fisher)

Session I3 - Returning to "The Denver Principles": Are HIV-Positive People Still Involved? (Calumn)

Session J3 - Culturally-Based Approaches in HIV/STD Prevention for the Southwest Latino/Hispanic Communities (Doria-Ortiz)

Evening Sessions

Scholarship Caucus

The Texas Latino Caucus: Center for Health Policy Development (Dorado)

PCPE Support Staff Meeting (Blair)

Getting Back to Work: Services Available for Persons with Disabilities, Including HIV/AIDS (Epstein)

Counseling AIDS Today: Multicultural Issues (Blackwell)

HIV Named Reporting Discussion (Robbins)

Wednesday, April 7, 1999

Plenary Session 4 - From Client to Counselor (Stokes)

Plenary Session 5 - Confronting the Impact of STD on Adolescent Females: Applying the Willie Sutton Technique (Wiley)

Breakout Sessions

Session A4 - HIV Prevention Performance Standards (Treviño, Zumbrun)

Session B4 - Chemical Dependency Treatment for Multi-Diagnosed Clients with HIV (Hicks, Prichard-Hickerson)

Session C4 - Prospecting the Genome of Treponema pallidum, the Syphilis Spirochete (Norris)

Session D4 - Urine-based Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Screening in Adolescent Detention Facilities (Bannister, Mayfield)

Session E4 - Moving Beyond Discomforts: From Abstinence-Only Approaches to a Harm Reduction Perspective (Simpson)

Session F4 - “Not You Again!”: Risk Reduction Activities for Group Interventions (Batchelor)

Session G4 - Gay Latino Men and HIV Prevention: Cultural Barriers to Behavior Change (Cortez, Géliga)

Session H4 - The HIV Prevention Cookbook: Application of Social Marketing in Developing HERR Curricula for MSMs (Kates, Walker)

Session I4 - The Women Rising Project: A Supportive, Empowerment-Focused Retreat Program For Women Living with HIV/AIDS (Lopez, Martinez, Moreno, Wright)

Session J4 - Clinical Update: Women at Risk (Martin)

Session K4 - Prevention Outreach - A Team Approach (Brown, Hunter, Kalmin, Rhodes, Spears-Abudu)

Session A5 - Creating New Volunteer Programs for a Changing Client Base (Cohen)

Session B5 - “Chicken Soup for Medicine's Soul” – An Overview of the Impact of Alternative Therapies on Traditional Medicine (Douglas, Reed)

Session C5 - STD Clinic Medical Charts and Risk Behavior Data (Weckerly)

Session D5 - Syphilis and HIV Case Investigation: Why DIS Conduct Contact Tracing and Cluster Interviews (Gonzales, O'Rourke-Tilton) (Repeated in A7)

Session E5 - Towards Syphilis Elimination: Active Surveillance Through Joint Outreach Screening in an Area Bordering Dallas and Tarrant Counties (Barnett, Duncan, Finley, Jensen)

Session F5 - Analysis and Use of Data Collected by the HIV Prevention Reporting System (Batchelor, Koch, Tarbutton)

Session G5 - Sexual and Drug Using Behaviors of Gay-Bisexual Males in Dallas: Implications for Community HIV Prevention (Chng, Cortez, Crowe, Géliga, Leggett)

Session H5 - HIV/AIDS Infection Prevention Interventions: The Experiences and Perceptions of Gay Black Men (Wallace)

Sessions I5 and I6 [Part I and Part II] - An Overview of Pediatric HIV/AIDS in Texas (Davis, Doran, Doyle, Graper, Hanson, Melville, Patel)

Session K5 - Evaluating the Cost Effectiveness of HIV Prevention Programs: Prospects, Problems, and Lessons Learned From a Program in Houston (Awal, Fourney) (Repeated in B8) *CANCELED*

Session A6 - Everything You Wanted to Know About Contracts and Were Afraid to Ask! (Melchior)

Session B6 - The Enhancement of Quality of Life to the HIV-Infected by Reiki Touch (Morgan)

Session C6 - HIV Infection Testing Survey (HITS ‘98) (Becker)

Session D6 - Tarrant County HIV/STD/SA Collaborative Outreach (Allen, Duncan, Finley)

Session E6 - A Project That Works: Strengthening HIV Prevention Activities in Religious Communities (Blum)

Session F6 - Analysis and Use of Data Collected by the Prevention Counseling Report Form (Batchelor, Koch, Tarbutton)

Session G6 - How to Get Your Community Involved in HIV/STD Prevention Education (Agee, Bradford, Hurst)

Session H6 - Working Your Way Back. . . To Work (Albert, Roberts)

Session K6 - Developing Standards of Care, Outcome Measures, and Unit Costs on Behalf of HIV/AIDS Service Providers (Ashworth, Error, Jordan, Thomas)

Thursday, April 8, 1999

Plenary Session 6 - HIV Partner Notification: A Life Changing Event (Caddell, Cates, Harborth, Paradise)

Plenary Session 7 - The Epidemiology and Prevention of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) in the United States (Hodgson)

Plenary Session 8 - The Birth of STD Advocacy: One State's Perspective (DeBoer, Tracy)

Breakout Sessions

Session A7 - Syphilis and HIV Case Investigation: Why DIS Conduct Contact Tracing and Cluster Interviews (Gonzales, O'Rourke-Tilton) (Repeat of D5)

Session B7 - When Players Teach: Effective Use of Volunteer Peer Educators in Prevention Outreach Efforts (Cortez, Géliga, Leggett, Schield) (Repeat of F3)

Session C7 - Part I - Evaluation of Routine HIV Testing in Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinics in Texas (Lee) AND Part II - Cost Savings Analysis of Partner Notification (Hutcheson)

Session D7 - All-Star Citizen Lobbying Comes to Minnesota's Statehouse (DeBoer, Tracy)

Session E7 - Teens Educating Teens About HIV/AIDS: Innovative and Effective HIV Prevention Strategies Targeting Youth (Blum)

Session F7 - Rural Women With HIV and AIDS: Perceptions of Service Accessibility, Psychosocial and Counseling Needs (Walker)

Session G7 - Gay Men Are Coming For 12-week Programs: How Do We Get Them? (Cotterly) (Repeated in B9)

Session H7 - The HIV/AIDS Epidemic as it Affects Women, Children and Families in South Texas: Experiences from the Project Salud Partnership (Cantu, Duggan, Madrigal)

Session A8 - Evaluation of Rapid HIV Testing in Houston STD Clinics (Thomas) (Repeat of H1)

Session B8 - Evaluating the Cost Effectiveness of HIV Prevention Programs: Prospects, Problems, and Lessons Learned From a Program in Houston (Awal, Fourney) (Repeat of K5) *CANCELED*

Session C8 - Surveillance Issues (Hamaker)

Session D8 - Chlamydia: The Most Common STD -- What's It To Texas? (Kantor)

Session E8 - IMPACT University: A Women's Peer-Based Treatment Education Training Program (Leonard, Rochon)

Session F8 - How Will Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Prevention, Counseling, and Testing Be Integrated With Other Prevention Programs? (Hodgson)

Session G8 - Handling Heterosexism: Assisting Gay and Lesbian Clients (Flores, Schield)

Session H8 - Building Infrastructure to Meet the Needs of Families Living with HIV/AIDS in South Texas: Experiences from the Project Salud Partnership (Aranda-Naranjo, German, Kramer, Reese, Shull, Smith, Sturdivant) (Repeated in A9)

Session A9 - Building Infrastructure to Meet the Needs of Families Living with HIV/AIDS in South Texas: Experiences from the Project Salud Partnership (Aranda-Naranjo, German, Kramer, Reese, Shull, Smith, Sturdivant) (Repeat of H8)

Session B9 - Gay Men Are Coming For 12-Week Programs: How Do We Get Them? (Cotterly) (Repeat of G7)

Session C9 - Making Client-Centered Services a Reality: Lessons Learned from a CDC Training Evaluation Project (Clark, Williams)

Session D9 - STDs in the New Millennium (Jackson) (Repeat of D2)

Session E9 - Learning More For Prevention: Who Accesses Publicly Funded HIV Counseling and Testing? (Digenis, Shehan)

Session F9 - Electronic Laboratory Reporting (Cochran, Major, Nghiem)

Session G9 - Responding to the State of Emergency: Addressing the HIV Prevention Needs of African-Americans (Auzenne, Walker)

Session H9 - Providing Family-Centered HIV Care and Services in South Texas: Experiences from the Project Salud Partnership (Benavides, Smith, Ramirez, Untiedt)

Friday, April 9, 1999

Plenary Session 9 - The Spanish Influenza of 1918: Prelude to HIV Disease (McPhaul)

Plenary Session 10 - Energizing For Change (Long)

Plenary Session 11 - Advances in Medications and Compliance (Delaney)

Pre-Conference Sessions | Plenary SessionsTrack ATrack BTrack C | Track D
Track E | Track FTrack GTrack HTrack ITrack J | Track K

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