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Welcome...

...to the HIV Early Intervention Services (EIS) website, created for the HIV EIS workers of Georgia, part of a statewide system of HIV prevention, counseling and testing, and care.

 

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Resources from AIDS.gov

creating a trauma-informed environment

A Passion-driven field

  • "We work with clients who have been traumatized and the trust has been damaged," says Juanita Bentley of View Point Health. "So when someone invites me into their world by saying 'yes' to an HIV test, I don't take their trust for granted."

 

part of something good

This quarter, Jennifer Watson of Serenity Behavioral Health placed one HIV-positive client in a HOPWA residence and successfully linked another to medical care. "When I make a new connection or get somebody into care, I do a little dance of joy. That always refreshes my batteries," says Watson.

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education leads to testing

Charlotte Thomas of Advantage Behavioral Health in Athens says the primary function of her HIV educational sessions is to make a connection with clients that will help them feel free to be tested.

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First Two HIV-Positive Diagnoses

A nurse for just three years, Faye Fletcher of Behavioral Health Services of South Georgia says the work she does now is a far cry from the life she once led. "I used to be that woman who never worked outside the home. I wore long dresses and no make up and I was far too conservative to ever talk about sex."

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HIV EIS counselors, training team, and Imagine Hope staff at the Annual Meeting in August 2015

 

Grads of Rapid HIV Testing and Prevention Counseling, Part 1- April 2015

Grads of Rapid HIV Testing and Prevention Counseling, Part 2 - January 2015

Grads of Rapid HIV Testing and Prevention Counseling, Part 1 - December 2014

Grads of Rapid HIV Testing & Prevention Counseling -,Part 1 - August, 2014

HIV EIS counselors, training team, and Imagine Hope staff at the Annual Meeting in May, 2014

 
 
 

     
     
 

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