Regional training in AIDS prevention for health and behavioural science leaders in North-Eastern Brazil.
This article reports results of a World AIDS Foundation-funded training programme in North-Eastern Brazil.
Training objectives were :
(1) to increase the effectiveness of existing medical and behavioural HIV-related services ; (2) to prepare professionals to implement and evaluate social skills-based AIDS prevention programmes incorporating metacontingency systems ; (3) to prepare professionals to disseminate training content in North-Eastern Brazil ; and (4) to promote local involvement in regional AIDS programme planning.
Fifty-eight health and behavioural sciences leaders from 5 North-Eastern Brazilian states represented a variety of institutions actually or potentially involved in AIDS prevention.
Training activities focused on programme planning and evaluation and social skills training.
Written pre-and post-test data indicate that all participants had a basic understanding of AIDS transmission at baseline.
Significant knowledge increases (p<0.01) resulted in all domains trained except for programme evaluation.
For the two social skills evaluated (Condom Use Negotiation and Social Skills Trainer), significant improvements (p<0.01) resulted in verbal and non-verbal content, assertiveness and anxiety, with the exception of near-significant levels (p<0.10) achieved for assertiveness and anxiety on the'Trainer'skill.
Participants cofacilitated follow-up trainings in their respective states.
These trainings demonstrated a successful model for technology tr...
Mots-clés Pascal : Prévention, SIDA, Brésil, Formation professionnelle, Personnel sanitaire, Entraînement, Aptitude sociale, Promotion santé, Transmission information, Information biomédicale, Prise risque, Education sanitaire, Homme, Santé publique, Virose, Infection, Amérique du Sud, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Prevention, AIDS, Brazil, Occupational training, Health staff, Dragging, Social aptitude, Health promotion, Information transmission, Biomedical information, Risk taking, Health education, Human, Viral disease, Infection, South America, America
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 96-0140847
Code Inist : 002B30A09. Création : 199608.