We're moving! The Ending Gender Inequalities: Evidence to Impact conference is moving to Johannesburg. Due to the ongoing water crisis in Cape Town, we are moving this year’s conference to Johannesburg,
We’re moving! The Ending Gender Inequalities: Evidence to Impact conference is moving to Johannesburg.
Due to the ongoing water crisis in Cape Town, we are moving this year’s conference to Johannesburg, South Africa. Stay tuned for additional information and conference updates.
Abstract submission deadline has been extended to 30 April 2018.
Participating in this meeting will help you:
- Enhance knowledge of applied gender research, practice, and implementation, including new technology, gender-focused service delivery plans, evidence-based interventions, equalizing gender roles, education and economic empowerment activities
- Form collaborative networks with skilled global gender scientists to share successes and challenges in implementation and sustainability of evidence-based programs for underserved key populations
- Strategize solutions and innovative methods to reach key underserved populations, including but not limited to HIV affected populations, women who use substances, refugee women and children, adolescent girls and young women, and survivors of GBV
Conference Poster Abstracts Now Being Accepted
Key areas of interest: gender-based violence, economic empowerment, educating girls and women, health and wellbeing – such as substance use, HIV, family planning, sexual and reproductive health, and other areas focused on addressing gender inequality!
- 30 March 2018: Submission deadline for those desiring mentorship with abstracts
- 30 April 2018: Submission deadline for all abstracts
- 30 April 2018: Travel Award application deadline
- 31 May 2018: Abstract acceptance notifications and Travel Award notifications
Detailed abstract and submission information provided here:
ABSTRACT SUBMISSION SITE
Year Around Event (2018) SAST
Johannesburg, South Africa
12jul(jul 12)9:30 am(jul 12)9:30 amColloquium: Health Disparities, Risk Behaviors, and Healthcare Utilization Among Transgender Women in Los Angeles County: A Comparison from 1998-1999 to 2015-2016Event Type :Colloquia
For more information on Adherence 2018, visit their website by clicking here. This annual series of conferences is dedicated to the presentation and discussion of HIV treatment and biomedical prevention adherence
For more information on Adherence 2018, visit their website by clicking here.
This annual series of conferences is dedicated to the presentation and discussion of HIV treatment and biomedical prevention adherence research, and current behavioral and clinical perspectives in practicum, within the context of achieving optimized HIV care and prevention continua. The theme of this year’s conference is Action to Impact.
This year’s conference program will feature a keynote address, memorial lecture, and memorial colloquium, as well as networking breakfasts (2), plenary addresses (4), panel discussions (4), oral abstract sessions (4), a late-breaker abstract session, and a poster session. Three pre-conference sessions are scheduled for the morning of June 8, 2018. Click here to view the program.
Adherence 2018 is sponsored by the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (IAPAC). The conference’s Co-Chairs are Catherine Orrell, MBChB, MSc, MMed (Desmond Tutu HIV Center, Cape Town, South Africa) and Robert Remien, PhD (Columbia University, New York, NY, USA).
The conference Track Chairs are Thomas P. Giordano, MD, MPH (Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA); Jean-Jacques Parienti, MD, PhD (Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Caen, Caen, France); and Jane M. Simoni, PhD (University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA).
june 8 (Friday) - 10 (Sunday) EST
Loews Miami Beach Hotel in Miami, FL
We invite you to join us for the first ever Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health LGBTQI2-S Mental Health
We invite you to join us for the first ever Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health LGBTQI2-S Mental Health Conference 2018. This year’s Conference will focus on exploring the diversity within the LGBTQI2-S community and building upon the community’s strengths in order to improve mental health outcomes. The LGBTQI2-S Mental Health Conference is dedicated to building awareness of the mental health needs of the LGBTQI2-S community as well as providing training and increasing knowledge of culturally appropriate mental health interventions. This year’s array of topics and presenters promises to deliver a day of knowledge, skill building, cultural awareness, and networking.
For more information, you can contact Kelly Wilkerson at KeWilkerson@dmh.lacounty.gov
(Wednesday) 8:00 am - 5:00 pm PST
The California Endowment
1000 N. Alameda St
We would like to invite you to a one-day conference on homelessness taking place on Thursday May 24th. The preliminary schedule is attached. The conference will take place
We would like to invite you to a one-day conference on homelessness taking place on Thursday May 24th. The preliminary schedule is attached. The conference will take place in the Public Affairs Building, Room 4240.
The purpose of the conference is to bring together researchers interested in homelessness from different parts of campus. We look forward to seeing you there. If you cannot make it, we hope you can participate in future related events.
The conference is part of a week long activities around homelessness research: https://www.capolicylab.org/event/ucla-homelessness-see-study-solve/. This event is supported by the Office for Interdisciplinary and Cross Campus Affairs, the California Center for Population Research, and the California Policy Lab.
You can download the preliminary agenda here: Homelessness Conference Preliminary Schedule- May 24, 2018 (6 downloads)
(Thursday) 8:30 pm - 5:00 pm PST
CCPR Seminar Room, 4240 Public Affairs Building (4th Floor)
REGISTER HERE This session provides an overview of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration's (SAMHSA) Training Tool Box for Addressing the Gender-Specific Service Needs of Women
This session provides an overview of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration’s (SAMHSA) Training Tool Box for Addressing the Gender-Specific Service Needs of Women with Substance Use Disorders. The Tool Box provides counseling professionals and other behavioral health professionals with evidence-based, current, high-quality resources and strategies to better serve women with substance use disorders and train staff about gender-responsive and trauma-informed approaches to care. The Tool Box is comprised of sets of customizable PowerPoint slides, activities, resources, and references. These slides allow users to develop and deliver customized presentations and trainings on engaging and supporting women with substance use and co-occurring disorders in diverse settings.
(Tuesday) 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Drs. Laura Bogart and Matt Mutchler, Sean J. Lawrence, and Damone Thomas will be describing the community-engaged process of development and testing
Drs. Laura Bogart and Matt Mutchler, Sean J. Lawrence, and Damone Thomas will be describing the community-engaged process of development and testing of Rise, a client-centered and culturally congruent treatment adherence counseling program for Black/African-Americans living with HIV that had a larger effect on adherence than prior HIV adherence intervention studies. The researchers will also describe a new randomized controlled trial that is examining longer-terms effects of Rise on adherence and viral suppression.