HIV, Stigma, and Discrimination

This training aims to provide participants with an understanding of HIV, living with HIV and HIV-related stigma.

Who is the training for?

The training will be beneficial to people working across a range of sectors who may work with people living with HIV, or at risk of infection (such as LGBT organisations, drugs-related projects, housing/homeless projects, organisations working with migrant communities and asylum seekers/refugees, and those working in medical and social care settings).

Training Programme Content:

  • Overview of HIV: transmission, prevention, testing and treatment.
  • Living with HIV: impact of an HIV diagnosis, the impact of HIV-related stigma.
  • HIV and the Law: discrimination, transmission, and disclosure.
  • Research and case studies (HIV Ireland).
  • Challenging HIV-related stigma.
  • Services and Resources.

Length of Training:

This is a full-day training programme, approx. 6½ hours in duration.

Request this training:

Organisations can request this training when there is a number of staff to be trained.  A maximum of 15 participants applies.  Contact us for further details and (possible) costs – email susan.donlon@hivireland.ie.