HIV Instructor Training
This 2–day course prepares individuals to become community educators knowledgeable in HIV basics such as prevention, transmission, testing and HIV-related statutes and policies. Individuals will learn how to effectively communicate basic HIV messages in a sensitive, non-judgmental style using different strategies for various audiences. Participants will demonstrate their knowledge and gain public speaking skills through communication exercises. Participants will also gain tools and resources that can be used in providing HIV education in group settings.
Minnesota AIDS Project coordinates a volunteer speakers bureau that provides certified instructors the chance to conduct HIV education in community settings such as chemical dependency treatment centers, colleges, social service agencies, and more. If you would like to become involved with this program, you must have completed the 2–day HIV Instructor training to obtain certification. Your involvement in this program is voluntary and there is no time commitment required.
The cost of the course is $75.00. Partial scholarships are available but limited in number. Individuals must attend both days of the training to receive certification.
The HIV Instructor Training is offered monthly. For information on upcoming training dates and registration, please contact the .
Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
800–248–AIDS (Toll Free)