When: June 12, 2013 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Pennsylvania Convention Center at 13th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Keynote Address by The Reverend Al Sharpton
This Summit provides a local forum to present the latest information about and research around evidence-based prevention and outreach strategies and best practices in targeting and connecting to care the most at-risk groups in Philadelphia. With over 38 workshops and over 1,000 in attendance, this Summit promises to offer something for everyone.
Through workshops and panel discussions, the event brings together people living with HIV/AIDS, those working in the HIV field such as case managers, social workers, health care providers, prevention workers, street outreach workers, city employees, researchers, sexual health educators, those working in related fields who are interested in learning more about how they can incorporate HIV information into their programs, such as faith-based groups, school nurses, mental health agency staff, drug and alcohol specialists, shelter and recovery house staff, and more.
•National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (CHES)
•AACO (AACO now requires prevention workers to have 10 hours of CE credit annually. Prevention workers from AACO funded organizations can receive CE credit for attending any of the Prevention Summit workshops approved for CEUs in any discipline)
•The Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors. Approval Number: SWCE150123
•The Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing
For attendance at 3 out of over 30 possible workshops, up to 4 Hours of Continuing Education Credits will be provided.