The Gospel of Healing: Addressing HIV within Faith Communities

Dates:March 28, 2019
Meets:Th from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location:District of Columbia
Instructor:Instructor Information
Fee: $145.00

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Faith communities within the United States have been challenged over the last 20 years on how to deal with HIV/AIDS. Many religious leaders and communities have turned away, while others have lovingly embraced individuals with HIV/AIDS. Religious-based initiatives are pivotal to the success of prevention and care. This training will define “The Gospel of Healing, “and the stigmas related to HIV/AIDS. Participants will explore the presence of faith communities past, present, and future of faith Communities and why so many are shying away from communal worship. This training will also provide social workers and human service workers strategies using the five senses to empower faith leaders to be proactive in their communities.