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Linking to Care

Linkage services are critical to helping people living with HIV find and stay in care. For newly diagnosed people, rapid (same day) linkage is becoming a standard. Patients undergoing life transitions (moving, loss of insurance, release from jail or prison) need linkage services that are sensitive to their situations.

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Guidelines and Manuals

Webinars and Training

Tools and Job Aids

  • HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB)
    January 2011

    Methods that involve persons living with HIV/AIDS to help link other PLWH into care.

  • HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB)
    January 2010

    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.

     

  • HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB), Boston University School of Social Work Center for Innovation in Social Work and Health
    April 2009

    Toolkit for planning a peer training program for HIV-positive peers who work to engage and retain people living with HIV/AIDS in health care. 

Reports and Best Practices

Websites

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