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Jail: Time for Testing

Jail: Time for Testing

January 2010
Author:
Emory University, Yale University
HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau

Description

Guide on how to implement an opt-out HIV testing program in a jail setting. For use by staff working within agencies involved with the criminal justice system, public health departments, and AIDS service organizations. Developed under SPNS initiative.

 

Sections cover:

  • How to Work Within Jails (e.g., connecting to the local system, understanding the culture of corrections).
  • Communication (e.g., strategic, your initial approach).
  • Implementation (e.g., staffing, privacy/confidentiality, HIV testing, procedures manual).

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