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HIV Awareness Training
One person every day is diagnosed with HIV in Scotland. This course will help you learn how to prevent HIV transmissions, support people living with or at risk to HIV, and increase your confidence in speaking to others about the issues.
Specifically, this course will help you to learn about:
- How HIV is transmitted.
- What can be done to prevent transmission.
- HIV prevalence in Scotland, the UK and internationally.
- Stigma, discrimination and myths about HIV.
- The latest development in HIV treatment and management.
Who for the course is for
This course is designed for anyone new to learning about HIV but also provides up-to-date information for those seeking a refresher. It is applicable to people already working in the sector, as well as anyone who wants to understand more about the issues. This course may be particularly pertinent for people working with at-risk or vulnerable populations.
Participants will recieve a certificate of attendance upon completion. Light refreshments will be available, however lunch is not provided.
Prices for the workshops are as follows (all prices include VAT):
Standard price: £72
Students and people in receipt of means-tested benefits: £30
The price for this one-day course is £72 per person; £60 for registered charity workers and £30 for students and people in receipt of means tested benefits.
If you have booked through Eventbrite, then you should apply on-line for a refund. The amount of refund you get will depend on the amount of notice you give. Our terms and conditions are;
- More than 10 working days before the course - Full refund
- Less than 10 working days before the course - 50% of the fee refunded
- On the day of the course - No refund
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When & Where
Terrence Higgins Trust Scotland
Third Floor Breckenridge House
274 Sauchiehall Street
G2 3EH Glasgow
Terrence Higgins Trust Scotland
Terrence Higgins Trust Scotland is the leading HIV and sexual health charity in the country, offering a wide range of essential, free services to people living with HIV and those at risk of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
Our goal is simple: Promote good sexual health to young people and adults across Scotland and provide care with respect and sensitivity. Good sexual health is a right that everyone deserves.
The charity provides UK-wide services, including a free telephone helpline (THT Direct) for anyone with sexual health worries, online services for people living with HIV (myHIV) and a much-needed Hardship fund.
In Scotland we offer the only free and confidential postal testing service for anyone worried about HIV, Fastest Direct. It is the only service of its kind anywhere in the UK. We also provide local services, face-to-face, in local communities across Scotland and from our centres in Aberdeen, Dundee and Glasgow. We offer STI and blood borne virus testing through our Fastest clinics in these locations and at community events throughout the year.
Our work is not glamorous and often perceived with stigma, which makes it difficult to raise money to fund our vital services. We get no govenment funding for our work; for example, our national postal testing service is funded through donations.
We want to change how HIV and sexual health is seen. We want to make Scotland a safer, healthier, happier place that is better informed and more relaxed about good sexual health.