APA’s BSSV Program presents at the US Conference on AIDS

The BSSV Program was featured in two presentations at the 16th Annual US Conference on AIDS: the HIV integrated care curriculum and the evaluation capacity building assistance program for the Texas Black Women's Initiative
Pictured right: BSSV Program Director - Edna Davis-Brown and Olivia Marr (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) at the BSSV program USCA boothThe American Psychological Association’s Behavioral and Social Science Volunteer Program (BSSV) program staff participated in the 16th Annual US Conference on AIDS in Las Vegas, Nev. held on Sept. 30 through Oct. 3, 2012. The BSSV Program was featured in two presentations. The first was on its HIV Integrated Care curriculum: Integration of Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and HIV: Connections with High Impact Prevention. The second presentation was given by a BSSV (Kimberly A. Parker, PhD, MPH) who is currently leading the BSSV Program’s evaluation capacity building assistance for the Texas Black Women’s Initiative: Addressing the Impact of HIV among Black Women in Texas through capacity-building, community mobilization and strategic partnerships. The conference, attended by over 3,000 people, gave the BSSV Program an opportunity to share information on how to access free capacity building assistance services for community based organizations that are implementing HIV Prevention programs. For more information about the program, please visit the BSSV website. You may also contact us at (202) 336-6164.