May 11, 2018 , 8:30 am , 4 pm

71 Heater Road


with James Figueiredo, MEd.
A 6 hour training event Friday, May 11, 2018
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (registration begins at 8:00 a.m.)
Hypertherm Auditorium, 71 Heater Road, Lebanon, NH 03756

Training Full – Please Call to be Added to Waitlist 

PRESENTATION:  This one-day training is geared toward substance use professionals and will provide participants with basic and updated information about HIV other STDs. This includes risk factors, modes of transmission, signs and symptoms, prevention, the relationship between HIV and other STDs. Updated information on mother-to-child transmission and prevention and an overview of the epidemic is also covered. At the end of this workshop, participants will:

  • Increase knowledge level about HIV sexual transmission and prevention
  • Increase knowledge level of HIV among substance users.
  • Increase knowledge about mother-to-child transmission of HIV.
  • Increase ability to discuss the national and global impact of HIV.
  • Increase understanding of HIV Re-infection and adherence
  • Increase ability to discuss the inter-relationship of HIV and other STDs.


 ABOUT THE PRESENTER:  James Agostinho Figueiredo, Ed.M., is the Director of the Training & Education Program at the Justice Resource Institute in Boston.. He holds a Master’s Degree in Education from Harvard University. For over 10 years, he has worked in the HIV field as an educator, hotline screener, outreach worker, counselor, case manager, and program manager. He conducts trainings internationally to help raise the skill levels of educators and counselors in the HIV field.  Mr. Figueiredo is the principal author of over 30 curricula that have been commissioned and/or implemented by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Harvard University, South Africa National Department of Health, and Boston Medical Center.

Fee:  Preference will be given to NH Family Support Groups.  As space allows, *NHADACA Members $35.00.    *Non-Members $45.00.  *NBCC add $5. Lunch will be on your own. For registration information contact:  603-225-7060

6 Contact Hours Available
Certified Prevention Specialist Domains: 2 & 6
LADC/MLADC Categories of Competence: 1, 4-7, 10-13, 15-18
CRSW Performance Domains:  2-4
NBCC: LICSW/L-MFT/LCMHC (Category 1) & Psychologist Category A
NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No 6754. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. NHADACA is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.