This training course covers the skills and knowledge needed to be an effective HIV / AIDS peer educator.
“Change your Perceptions, Change HIV & AIDS Stigma”
HIV Peer education is one of the best methods used to combat HIV/AIDS in the workplace. Peer education involves selecting appropriate company members and then training them in HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention. They, in turn, educate their fellow employees.
Objectives of the course.
In-house selection is usually how peer educators are chosen. A request for volunteers is usually made and the company needs to look out for people who have demonstrated initiative in the past, people who are committed to their work and to the idea of HIV education. They also need to volunteer for the role as peer educator. Selectors need to bear in mind that peer educators need to possess most of the following qualities in order to effectively meet the role of peer educator:
Think about how many peer educators you want to recruit and train. People living with HIV or AIDS often make for insightful and sensitive peer educators. HR personnel are good to have on the training, as they are often good at maintaining and updating the peer education programme.
Course Duration: 3 Days
Presented : In-house and online