ACTS: Advise, Consent, Test, Support (HIV Counseling and Testing Program)

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ACTS: Advise, Consent, Test, Support (HIV Counseling and Testing Program)

Description

ACTS (Advise, Consent, Test, Support) is a user-friendly system of Implementation Guidance for routine HIV testing and Streamlined Counseling that is proven to facilitate significant improvements in HIV testing in both clinical and community-based settings. This package of materials and tools can help to familiarize providers, administrators, trainers and other clinic staff with this approach to making HIV screening a part of routine health care in a variety of clinical settings.

Materials and tools include:

  • ACTS training (PowerPoint slide format)
  • ACTS training (handouts)
  • Preparing your site for ACTS checklist
  • ACTS pocket guide
  • ACTS English brochure
  • ACTS Spanish brochure
  • ACTS newsletter

Developer:

New York/New Jersey AIDS Education and Training Center; Adolescent AIDS Program at Montefiore Medical Center

Funding Sources:

Gilead Sciences; New York/New Jersey AIDS Education and Training Center; Adolescent AIDS Program at Montefiore Medical Center

History

Release Date: 2005
Recent Summary: April 2010
Original Summary: August 2008
Last Updated: 04/21/10

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