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Health Educator, HIV/STI Prevention and Related Services for Women

​Women Prevention Services (WPS):  is a client-centered program that aims to provide prevention and other related services focused on women, and in particular women of color, in order to promote improvements in their health status and increases in their overall well-being.  Where possible, the male partners of female participants will also receive prevention services.  Our program will reduce the rate of HIV/STIs among women who are at high risk for infection, provide information and resources to educate women regarding the importance of knowing their HIV status, provide linkages enabling them to learn their status, provide or coordinate referrals for needed clinical and supportive services, provide educational services to assist women in understanding the role of STIs in HIV transmission, and to assist women and, when possible, their partners to obtain needed clinical, legal, domestic violence, housing, psychological, and social services. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  

The person filling this position is expected, under close supervision, to: 

  • Assist lead counselors in facilitation of group-level behavioral interventions; 
  • Assist counselors by being a client liaison with outside organizations regarding such matters as education, healthcare, social services, etc; 
  • Assist clients in attaining their goals by identifying and locating community resources for clients and by making referrals to appropriate services both within and outside CAMBA.

Minimum Education/Experiences Required:

  • Sufficient education and technical expertise to comprehend written and oral instructions to accomplish tasks; and to document accomplished tasks.

Other Requirements:

  • Knowledge about, understanding of, and ability to work closely with, persons with HIV/AIDS and related issues.

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