This Adherence Counselling course is open to counsellors working in the HIV/AIDS field who are interested in developing adherence counselling skills.
The course is 5 days full time in class. Each course has a group of twelve participants facilitated by 2 professionally qualified adherence counselling trainers.
The use of personal experiences especially from those working in the HIV/AIDS field will enrich the experiential learning.
The counselling model is based on Motivational Interviewing techniques and principles, which facilitates behavioural change. The strategy of this counselling course is to equip trainees with relevant skills to motivate PLWHA’s undergoing HAART to maintain their HIV treatment and ultimately to reduce viral loads to an undetectable level
Participants who successfully satisfy the course objectives are awarded the Association’s/ NASCOP’s Certificate in Adherence Counselling.