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Monthly HIV Mental Health Task Force Meeting 05/13/20 via Zoom 9:00am-11:00am

HMHTF Agenda 05-13-20

Please join us for our monthly HMHTF meeting via Zoom Wednesday 05/13/20 from 9:00am-11:00am.

PLEASE NOTE OUR UPDATED ZOOM LOG-IN INFO:

Join Zoom Meeting

https://uclahs.zoom.us/j/92022227147

 Dial by your location        +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)        +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)

Meeting ID: 920 2222 7147

 

 

Register for the next HIVLN on May 14 @ Noon (Pacific): Coping with COVID-19: Managing Provider’s Mental Health During a Pandemic​,

Register for the next HIVLN on May 14 @ Noon (Pacific): Coping with COVID-19: Managing Provider’s Mental Health During a Pandemic​, by David Grelotti, MD, Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UCSD & Monica Hahn, MD, MPH, Clinical Director, Pacific AETC, and Assistant Clinical Professor, Family & Community Medicine, UCSF.
To register, please CLICK HERE.

 

Physicians:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the University of Nevada School of Medicine and the Pacific AIDS Education and Training Center. The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education to physicians.

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses:
Nurses may receive continuing education credit for this educational activity as the ANCC accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ through its reciprocity agreement.

 

 

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Brief Survey for Licensed Clinicians- Capstone Research Project 2nd year UCLA MSW students

“I am writing to request your support with a research project I am conducting. As a second year Master of Social Welfare student at UCLA, I am involved in a year-long capstone research project. Our project seeks to have licensed mental health clinicians complete a survey that will provide a foundation for better understanding the attitudes of mental health clinicians as well as help to advance social justice. We would greatly appreciate it if you would be willing to share our survey with your professional network of licensed mental health clinicians.”

-Valerie, Carly, and Eve, UCLA MSW Students

The survey:
• Should take no more than 10 minutes to complete
• Each participant will receive a $5 Amazon gift card
• Responses will remain anonymous
• Results will provide a foundation for better understanding the attitudes of mental health clinicians, as well as helping to advance social justice.

If you are in participating please email the students at:

UCLA MSW Research Team <uclamswresearchteam@gmail.com>

 

HIV Mental Health Task Force Meeting and Presentation 03/11/20, Actors Fund 9:30am-11:30am

HMHTF Agenda 03-11-20

Please join us for our monthly HMHTF meeting hosted by The Actors Fund on Wednesday 03/11/20 from 9:30am-11:30am, Fernando Us Alvarez  will be presenting on Human Rights, LGBTQ, Indigenous Communities, and HIV in Guatemala.

All are welcome!

Please check in with the front desk at the Actors Fund. The front desk will direct folks to the appropriate meeting room as they arrive. Looking forward to seeing everyone. ACTORS FUND
5757 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90036
If you can’t join us in person, please consider joining the meeting via Zoom Teleconference:

https://uclahs.zoom.us/j/7695123372 
Dial by your location +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) +1 646 876 9923 US (New York)
Meeting ID: 769 512 3372

parking-validation-flyer-final
The Actors Fund will be able to validate parking for the following location: S.C. Prestige Parking: 5657 Wilshire Boulevard. Lot entrance is on Hauser, on the west side of the street, ½ block North from the corner of Wilshire. (Building entry/exit is located directly next door to Black Dog Café.) This is valet parking. We have arranged this service with the parking office and NO TIPPING IS NECESSARY.
Important Note About Parking: While they do validate as indicated above there are some people that choose to park at metered street parking in the area. If you choose street parking over these lots, please read all parking signs carefully, as restrictions apply. Most importantly, DO NOT PARK ALONG WILSHIRE BOULEVARD between the hours of 7-9am and 4-7pm (Monday – Friday) or your car will be ticketed and towed. This applies even if you are parked at a met

Sliding-scale Mental Health Centers in Los Angeles

Mental Health agencies – sliding scale

Task Force Members,

Attached is a listing of some sliding-scale mental health providers in the Los Angeles area. Thank you John Riley from the Actors Fund for putting this together.

 

In health, Alonso Bautista

HIV Mental Health Task Force Meeting and Presentation 02/12/20, Actors Fund 9:30am-11:30am

HMHTF Agenda 02-11-20

Please join us for our monthly HMHTF meeting hosted by The Actors Fund Wednesday 02/12/20 from 9:30am-11:30am,  Dr. Jack Turban will be presenting by teleconference on Hook-up Apps and Gay Men’s Mental Health. I have included Dr. Turban’s bio as well as an article written by our guest presenter.

Bio    https://campuspress.yale.edu/jackturban/

Article  https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2018/4/4/17177058/grindr-gay-men-mental-health-psychiatrist

All are welcome!

Please check in with the front desk at the Actors Fund. The front desk will direct folks to the appropriate meeting room as they arrive. Looking forward to seeing everyone. ACTORS FUND
5757 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90036
If you can’t join us in person, please consider joining the meeting via Zoom Teleconference:

Join Zoom Meeting https://uclahs.zoom.us/j/7695123372
Dial by your location +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) +1 646 876 9923 US (New York)
Meeting ID: 769 512 3372

parking-validation-flyer-final

The Actors Fund will be able to validate parking for the following location: S.C. Prestige Parking: 5657 Wilshire Boulevard. Lot entrance is on Hauser, on the west side of the street, ½ block North from the corner of Wilshire. (Building entry/exit is located directly next door to Black Dog Café.) This is valet parking. We have arranged this service with the parking office and NO TIPPING IS NECESSARY.
Important Note About Parking: While they do validate as indicated above there are some people that choose to park at metered street parking in the area. If you choose street parking over these lots, please read all parking signs carefully, as restrictions apply. Most importantly, DO NOT PARK ALONG WILSHIRE BOULEVARD between the hours of 7-9am and 4-7pm (Monday – Friday) or your car will be ticketed and towed. This applies even if you are parked at a met

Camp Laurel 2020 Schedule of Events

Service Providers-WFC    Spanish Service Providers-WFC  Winter Family Camp Flyers

About Us: The mission of The Laurel Foundation is to empower children, youth and families affected by HIV/AIDS, transgender youth, and the at-risk youth population  through educational and support programs in a safe and trusting environment. The Laurel Foundation’s programs tackle the emotional and social challenges at-risk children and youth face by constructing environments that support the mental and physical welfare of the participants. Our programs give participants the tools to build self-sufficient, productive, healthy lives.

Andrea Rodriguez
She/Her/Hers
Bilingual Outreach Coordinator

phone: 626 683 0800

email: ARodriguez@Laurel-Foundation.org

Laurel-Foundation.org

Winter Family Camp: February 15-18

Priority Deadline to avoid refundable deposit fee: January 17

Final Deadline: February 1Service Providers-WFC

Winter Mentionship (with PAC from UCLA, kids only): March 1st

Spring Mentorship (with PAC from UCLA, kids only): April 19th

Life Skills Retreat (with PAC from UCLA, kids only) May 15th-May 17th

Summer Camp (for kids only): August 10-15

Back to School Carnival, Halloween Party, and Holiday Party TBA!

HIV Mental Health Task Force Meeting and Presentation 01/08/20, Actors Fund 9:30am-11:30am

HMHTF Agenda 01-08-20

Please join us for our monthly HMHTF meeting hosted by The Actors Fund Wednesday 01/08/20 from 9:30am-11:30am,  Dr. Ardis Moe will be presenting on HIV and Cancer.

All are welcome!

Please check in with the front desk at the Actors Fund. The front desk will direct folks to the appropriate meeting room as they arrive. Looking forward to seeing everyone. ACTORS FUND
5757 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90036
If you can’t join us in person, please consider joining the meeting via Zoom Teleconference:

Join Zoom Meeting https://uclahs.zoom.us/j/7695123372
Dial by your location +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) +1 646 876 9923 US (New York)
Meeting ID: 769 512 3372

parking-validation-flyer-final

The Actors Fund will be able to validate parking for the following location: S.C. Prestige Parking: 5657 Wilshire Boulevard. Lot entrance is on Hauser, on the west side of the street, ½ block North from the corner of Wilshire. (Building entry/exit is located directly next door to Black Dog Café.) This is valet parking. We have arranged this service with the parking office and NO TIPPING IS NECESSARY.
Important Note About Parking: While they do validate as indicated above there are some people that choose to park at metered street parking in the area. If you choose street parking over these lots, please read all parking signs carefully, as restrictions apply. Most importantly, DO NOT PARK ALONG WILSHIRE BOULEVARD between the hours of 7-9am and 4-7pm (Monday – Friday) or your car will be ticketed and towed. This applies even if you are parked at a met

HIV Mental Health Task Force Meeting 12/11/19, Actors Fund 9:30am-11:30am Agenda Update

HMHTF Agenda 12-11-19

Task Force Participants,

Please note a change in our agenda for tomorrow. We will be having a presentation by the Los Angeles Family AIDS Network (LAFAN) on their recently released educational videos.

Pregnancy and HIV: Discovering the Truth is  part of UCLA’s Women and HIV education video series. These scenarios cover stories of women who were pregnant and are living with HIV. They highlight the importance of having a supportive medical team and adherence to HIV medication. Provided are 5 key facts to having a healthy pregnancy and preventing transmission to the baby.

Breaking the Silence on Mental Health and HIV is part of UCLA’s Women and HIV education video series. This video highlights common mental health challenges women living with HIV can encounter. The scenarios help break the silence on mental health and normalizes/encourages seeking support.

EDUCATION

Please join us and our guest presenters.

 

HIV Mental Health Task Force Meeting 12/11/19, Actors Fund 9:30am-11:30am

HMHTF Agenda 12-11-19

Please join us for our monthly HMHTF meeting hosted by The Actors Fund Wednesday 12/11/19 from 9:30am-11:30am All are welcome!

Please check in with the front desk at the Actors Fund. The front desk will direct folks to the appropriate meeting room as they arrive. Looking forward to seeing everyone. ACTORS FUND
5757 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90036
If you can’t join us in person, please consider joining the meeting via Zoom Teleconference:

Join Zoom Meeting https://uclahs.zoom.us/j/7695123372
Dial by your location +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) +1 646 876 9923 US (New York)
Meeting ID: 769 512 3372

parking-validation-flyer-final

The Actors Fund will be able to validate parking for the following location: S.C. Prestige Parking: 5657 Wilshire Boulevard. Lot entrance is on Hauser, on the west side of the street, ½ block North from the corner of Wilshire. (Building entry/exit is located directly next door to Black Dog Café.) This is valet parking. We have arranged this service with the parking office and NO TIPPING IS NECESSARY.
Important Note About Parking: While they do validate as indicated above there are some people that choose to park at metered street parking in the area. If you choose street parking over these lots, please read all parking signs carefully, as restrictions apply. Most importantly, DO NOT PARK ALONG WILSHIRE BOULEVARD between the hours of 7-9am and 4-7pm (Monday – Friday) or your car will be ticketed and towed. This applies even if you are parked at a met

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