Educational Offerings

The Virginia HIV/AIDS Resource and Consultation Center offers education on numerous topics related to HIV/AIDS.

  • HIV Overview
  • Case Management Skills
  • Cultural Competency
  • Prevention Counseling and Risk Reduction
  • HIV Testing
  • Rapid HIV Testing
  • Substance Abuse
  • Mental Health
  • Partner Counseling and Referral Services (PCRS)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)

Education is offered in multiple modes to best meet the needs of the state, regions, agencies, and individuals.

Regularly scheduled standard curricula - courses including the Prevention Counseling Series are offered multiple times each year throughout the state

Webinars - statewide, regional, and agency-specific trainings can be provided conveniently using distance learning technology

Tailored training programs - on-site training can be developed and provided to address individual agency needs

Clinical training - "mini-residencies" offer experiential opportunities to observe established providers of HIV services

Technical assistance - VHARCC staff are available by phone, e-mail, or in-person to respond to agency issues including policies and procedures

Consultation - VHARCC staff and a network of skilled providers are available to consult on specific patient issues