Choosing Life Empowerment Action Results is a behavioral change research project being implemented by Uganda Youth development Link (UYDEL) in collaboration with support from University of California, Los-Angeles. It is a result project known as CLEAR tried in the USA in the cities of Los Angeles and New York by the Center for Community Health (CHIPTS) to assist young people living with HIV/AIDS. Uganda and Kampala in particular, face increasing numbers of HIV/AIDS infections among young people living on the streets and slums. This project targets street and slum youth, 13-23 years living with HIV/AIDS in Rubaga and Kawempe Divisions of Kampala district.

Interventions, Training Manuals, etc. : 

Original RCT Protocol 1998-2002

  • Module 1
  1.   CLEAR- Mod 1, Sess 1: Identifying My Strengths: Creating A Vision for the Future. (1.5 hrs)
  2.   CLEAR- Mod 1, Sess 2: I'm HIV-Positive: Attitudes as Barriers to Future Goals. (1.5 hrs)
  3.   CLEAR- Mod 1, Sess 3: Making Commitments: Evaluating and Changing Substance Use. (1.5 hrs)
  4.   CLEAR- Mod 1, Sess 4: Seeing the Patterns: Why Do I Use Drugs and Alcohol? (1.5 hrs)
  5.   CLEAR- Mod 1, Sess 5: Beliefs: Thoughts That Influence My Substance Use Patterns. (1.5 hrs)
  6.   CLEAR- Mod 1, Sess 6: Future Goals: The Impact of Using Drugs and Alcohol. (1.5 hrs)
  • Module 2
  1.   CLEAR- Mod 2, Sess 7: Higher Self and Sexual Decisions: Facing the Challenges. (1.5 hrs)
  2.   CLEAR- Mod 2, Sess 8: Higher Self and Sexual Decisions: Changing Risk Behaviors. (1.5 hrs)
  3.   CLEAR- Mod 2, Sess 9: Making Sexual Decisions: Having Safety and Pleasure. (1.5 hrs)
  4.   CLEAR- Mod 2, Sess 10: Making Sexual Decisions: Can I Use Condoms (Correctly)? (1.5 hrs)
  5.   CLEAR- Mod 2, Sess 11: Making Sexual Decisions: Can I Influence My Partner To Use Condoms? (1.5 hrs)
  6.   CLEAR- Mod 2, Sess 12: Making Sexual Decisions: How Do I Refuse Unprotected Sex? (1.5 hrs)
  • Module 3
  1.   CLEAR- Mod 3, Sess 13: Motivation for Change: Wanting to Stay Healthy (1.5 hrs)
  2.   CLEAR- Mod 3, Sess 14: Attending Health Care Appointments (1.5 hrs)
  3.   CLEAR- Mod 3, Sess 15: Participating In Medical Care: Communication and Decision-making Skills (1.5 hrs)
  4.   CLEAR- Mod 3, Sess 16: Medication Schedules: Can I Stay on Track? (1.5 hrs.)
  5.   CLEAR- Mod 3, Sess 17: Medication Schedules: More Tools to Stay on Track (1.5 hrs)
  6.   CLEAR- Mod 3, Sess 18: Maintaining My Progress: Focus on the Future. (1.5 hrs)
  •  Workbooks
  1. CLEAR Individual Workbook I (Prevention for HIV Positive Adult and Youths)
  2. CLEAR Individual Workbook II (Prevention for HIV Positive Adult and Youths)
  3. CLEAR Individual Workbook III (Prevention for HIV Positive Adult and Youths)