Recognizing and Responding to HIV-Related Stigma. Tim Vincent, MFT California STD/HIV Prevention Training Center. Goals. To offer recommendations on how to address stigma in training engagements To define and describe stigma, and HIV-related stigma
Tim Vincent, MFT
California STD/HIV Prevention Training Center
“You have to peel thru layers of defense mechanisms to get to the core of their true selves. With rapport and trust built across time, they do open up eventually. They open up sooner if they perceive that the provider is genuine, trust worthy and non-judgmental”
Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.