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PSY9010 Issues with HIV and AIDS

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This course covers the current medical, psychosocial, and mental health realities of those infected with HIV/AIDS as well as the uninfected, but nonetheless affected, family members and caretakers. Specific concerns addressed include working with chemically addicted clients; ethnic, sexual, and gender sensitivity; legal issues; the therapist’s countertransference; and effective models for service delivery and care. This course satisfies the BBS requirement for Marriage and Family Therapists to complete a course at least seven hours in length that covers the characteristics and methods of assessment and treatment of people living with HIV and AIDS. Recommended in Phase I.

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