Social workers are working with and on behalf of persons affected by HIV/AIDS – be it in hospital and mental health clinics, community based organizations and/or private practice. Across diverse fields of practice – social worker are committed to learning more about HIV and AIDS.
Social workers recognize that culturally competent HIV prevention, care and treatment
requires keeping current on substance use, medication adherence, mental health, and ethical practice.
The NASW HIV/AID Spectrum Project has been providing professional development
continuing education for more than a decade. Read about who attends the workshops and some of the ‘lessons learned’ in a brief update based on participant evaluations.
Learn more about NASW’s response to HIV/AIDS and provider education opportunities available through the NASW HIV/AIDS Spectrum Project.