The 16th Annual MAI Summit on HIV and Adolescents/Young Adults

  • Date:
    Jun 14 2013
    08:00am to 04:45pm
    Springfield Marriott, 2 Boland Way, Springfield, MA 01103

    The 16th Annual MAI Summit on HIV and Adolescents/Young Adults

    Date: Friday, June 14

    Location: Springfield Marriot

    Time: 8:00-4:45

    No Registration Fee Required

    Exploring Adolescent HIV Prevention, Screening and Care

    A NEAETC Minority AIDS Initiative Regional Program

    A continuing education conference for physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, case managers, other medical and mental health clinicians and community health workers currently working with HIV positive adolescents/young adults and who are looking to enhance or incorporate effective HIV/STD Prevention with adolescent/young adults in community, health care and public health settings.


    8:00 – 8:30am      

    Registration/Breakfast/Networking/Visit Displays

    8:30 – 8:40am      

    Welcome and Opening Remarks

    8:40 – 9:40am

    HIV Update: Adolescent HIV Testing, Care & Treatment

    9:40 – 10:00am

    Networking and displays break

    10:00 – 11:00am

    Advances in HIV Prevention and Early Detection:
    Impacting the Cascade of Care for Adolescents

    11:00 – 12:00pm

    Provider Panel: Holistic, Multi-Sector Approaches to Adolescent Services and Care

    12:00 – 1:30pm


    1:30– 3:15pm

    Concurrent Skills Building-Interactive Workshops

    Workshop I: Meeting the mental health needs of adolescents living with HIV

    Workshop II: Listen up: Everything you wanted to know about Social Media but thought it was too late to ask

    Workshop III: SMILE Linkage to Care
    Creative Strategies for Linking, Engaging and Retaining Youth in Care

    Workshop IV: Addressing adolescent/young adult housing needs and homelessness


    Networking & Snack Break


    Youth Panel: Youth Perspective on HIV Care and Prevention

    Moderator: Durrell Fox, Minority AIDS Initiative-NEHEC Project Director. New England AIDS Education and Training Center


    Registration Information:
    Register online.