On behalf of the community, the sector, and everyone involved with or impacted by HIV, welcome to the HIV sector!
This work may be one of your most rewarding, challenging and meaningful work experiences; we certainly hope it will be. But, if you’re new, there will be a lot to learn in the coming months, and this can be intimidating. Thankfully, there are many resources available and some great ones have been assembled here.
This guide is an attempt to build capacity in Ontario’s HIV sector by establishing a common core curriculum covering the following subjects:
- Sector Primer
- HIV Basics
- Harm Reduction
- Confidentiality & Boundaries
- Hep C Basics
The subjects above are too complex to cover in a few hours, and are intended to augment your existing training and experience. Think of this guide as a jumping-off point for further investigation and a catalyst for questions.
This site can also point you to a variety of other training sessions and modules offered by various agencies in the sector, and available at little or no cost.