• DSHS HIV/STD Program
    Post Office Box 149347, MC 1873
    Austin, TX 78714

    Phone: 737-255-4300

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2020 Minority AIDS Summit

The 2020 Minority AIDS Initiative Summit was held on January 23 and 24, 2020 in Austin. Presentations and supporting documents for this meeting are found below.


January 23, 2020

Welcome/Introduction Pamela Nims- Minority Care Initiative Coordinator 
Mauricia Chatman- HIV Coordinator
Behavioral Health, HIV, and Reentry Raymond Castilleja- Behavioral Health Director for Prism Health North Texas
Rochelle Turner- Behavioral Health Project STEP Manager for Prism Health North Texas  
Behavioral Health, HIV and Reentry (PDF)
HRSA Policy Clarification Notice #18-02, The Use of Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Funds for Core Medical Services and Support Services for People Living with HIV Who Are Incarcerated and Justice Involved Pamela Nims- Minority Care Initiative Coordinator HAB Policy Clarification Notice (PDF)
MAI Provider Presentations, From Incarceration to the Community
The Montrose Center
Prism Health of North Texas
UTMB Presentation (PDF)
TDCJ Presentation (PDF)
Homeward Bound Inc, Comprehensive Residential and Outpatient Substance Use Treatment for Men and Women Wendy Cohen- Homeward Bound Statewide Clinical Manager
Grant Johnson- Homeward Bound Statewide Intake Coordinator
Homeward Bound (PDF)

January 24, 2020

MAI Service Standards and Quality Management  Pamela Nims- Minority Care Initiative Coordinator
Mauricia Chatman- HIV Coordinator
MAI Service Standards and QM (PDF)
What to Expect During a DSHS FMU Visit Courtlin Burke, DSHS Fiscal Monitoring Unit 
April Marek, DSHS Fiscal Monitoring Unit 
FMU Visit (PDF)
Miles of Freedom - a program dedicated to equip, empower, and employ individuals returning home from prison and provide support and assistance for families and communities impacted by incarceration Richard Miles- Miles of Freedom Founder

Last updated June 17, 2021