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INTEGRATED HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT RELATED PROGRAMMES
HIV/AIDS & STIs
 
Global & Indian Scenario
Epidemiology of HIV infection including modes of spread and prevention
Vulnerablility of different groups
Women and AIDS
Sex and sexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality. Value clarification game
Condom purchase exercise and condom demonstration
Testing for HIV/AIDS & STIs
Symptoms, treatment and prevention, risk behaviour game
IEC for AIDS
Types of interventions - Awareness programmes / Targeted interventions, care & support
Planning and implementation of AIDS control programmes
Group work – preparation of AIDS programme in different settings


   
COUNSELLING FOR AIDS & STIs
 
What is Counselling?
Nature, Purpose and Types of counselling
Characteristics of a good counsellor
Essential steps of Counselling
Confidentiality, Support, follow-ups & referrals. Ending a counselling relationship
Sexuality and risk reduction
What is normal? Abstinence, masturbation, nocturnal, emissions, oral sex, homosexuality, bisexuality?
How to talk about sexuality and other sensitive issues?
HIV antibody testing, Window period, Indications, Interpretation, other tests
Why voluntary testing only? Confidentiality
Risk assessment – Pre & Post test counselling, Implications of negative/ positive test results. Prevention of future risky behaviour
Psychological issues. Follow up, On going and family counselling
Recommendations to an HIV+ person.
Living positively with AIDS
Ethical issues, Partner notification, Stigma & discrimination
Dealing with death and shock



   
COMMUNICATION SKILLS
 
Analysis of Ego states – Three distinct ways of thinking, feeling, deciding and behaving
Communications –
- Analysis of Transactions,
- Rules of Communications
Stimulus hunger, Recognition hunger, Analysis of strokes, Biological necessity of strokes
Structuring time, Structure hunger
Ways of spending time, Time structuring and strokes
Ego state structure and functions. Ego grams and portraits
Position Hunger. Basic Life Positions.
Discounting, Giving Away Power,
Ego States Pathology and Impasses.
The Communication Process. Analysis of Games. Games and Redefinition.
Games and Rackets
Analysis of Relationships. Relationship Analysis Instrument (RANI).
Use of RANI for improving relationships
Dealing with Emotions: -
- Anger, fear, sadness.
- Problem solving, Role plays




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