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CVCT training has two parts: a 2-hour webinar or e-learning session prior to the start of the training and a 2 days didactic training. Participants of CVCT trainings should be prepared to invest a total of 2.5 days for the training with a portion of that time being spent on the e-learning portion. Trainings usually occur on location at the site requesting the training and are held with a group of up to 20 people, with two trainers leading the training sessions. However, sometimes requests come in from a local department of public health. When this happens, training sessions can be held with participants representing various community-based organizations..
If you are interested in learning more about training possibilities, please use the “Contact Us” form locating on this website. In the email, let us know the details of your request, how many people would like to be trained, the name of the organization you are representing, and any other information you feel is important for us to know. Once you have contacted us, a representative from our team with return your email with detailed answers to your questions.
CVCT trainings are meant for counselors who have had experience performing individual counseling sessions for at least six months. This is important because CHTC builds off of the foundational skills one learns by performing individual counseling sessions. HTC is a key foundational skill for CHTC. While CVCT has a unique script and way of presenting HIV counseling and testing to couples, counselors benefit from having initial individual counseling skills.
The CHTC intervention and training curriculum is intended for any community-based organization, government organization, or individual clinics that offer HIV counseling and testing services. CVCT is a couples based intervention and builds off of individual counseling and testing services. It was created with the ability to easily fit into any organizations previous prevention services. Should you have questions or concerns about whether or not CVCT is right for your organization, please feel free to contact us directly. We will be happy to help you.