Forest Student Selected for HOPE Program Training

Hannah Harris has been selected to take part in a training-of-trainers for the American Psychological Association's HIV Office of Psychology Education (HOPE). The mission of the HOPE program is to train psychologists to competently and compassionately work with people infected and/or affected by HIV/AIDS.


At a training in Chicago next month, Hannah will receive instruction in the program's two newest curricula, Short-Term Evidence-Based Interventions for People Living With or at Risk for HIV and HIV Integrated Care: Integrating Mental Health, Substance Abuse Screening, Brief Assessment, and Referral to Treatment into HIV Prevention.


As part of the program, Hannah has committed to train 30 mental health professionals in the HOPE curriculum in the next two years.

 

For more information on the HOPE Program visit http://www.apa.org/pi/aids/programs/hope/index.aspx