HIV-Related Training Needs Assessment, BSAS Youth Drug & Alcohol Treatment Programs [December 2012]

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1 HIV-Related Training Needs Assessment, BSAS Youth Drug & Alcohol Treatment Programs [December 2012] 1. Your name (optional): 19 answered question 19 skipped question The name of your program: 36 answered question 36 skipped question 0 3. The town your program is located in: 36 answered question 36 skipped question 0 1 of 32

2 4. Please check the region in which your program is located: Boston 25.7% 9 Central 11.4% 4 Metro-west 0.0% 0 Northeast 34.3% 12 Southeast 5.7% 2 West 20.0% 7 Other (please specify, for example: multiple regions) 2.9% 1 answered question 35 skipped question 1 5. Please check what kind of program in which you work: ACRA-ACC family intervention 5.6% 2 MASSStart program 5.6% 2 Outpatient counseling 0.0% 0 Recovery high school 38.9% 14 Youth residential program/youth recovery home 44.4% 16 Youth stabilization 8.3% 3 answered question 36 skipped question 0 2 of 32

3 6. Your job/responsibilities: Please check the job category that best matches your responsibilities at work: Case Manager 0.0% 0 Counselor 8.3% 3 Educator 25.0% 9 Health Educator 0.0% 0 Nurse 0.0% 0 Outreach Worker 0.0% 0 Program Director 41.7% 15 Social Worker 5.6% 2 Therapist 5.6% 2 Other (please name or describe) 13.9% 5 answered question 36 skipped question 0 3 of 32

4 7. In your program, with whom do you work? (check all that apply) Youth 77.1% 27 Young adults 57.1% 20 Families 40.0% 14 Patients (in medical settings) 2.9% 1 Other (please specify) 1 answered question 35 skipped question 1 8. Please tell us the age of your clients/program participants: % % % 3 Other (please specify) 4 answered question 35 skipped question 1 4 of 32

5 9. Please tell us the gender of your clients/program participants: Female 17.1% 6 Male 31.4% 11 Transgender 11.4% 4 Female and Male 62.9% 22 Other (please specify) 0 answered question 35 skipped question Does your program have a designated Program HIV/AIDS Coordinator (PAC)? Yes 41.2% 14 No 35.3% 12 Not Sure/Don't Know 23.5% 8 Other (please specify) 0 answered question 34 skipped question If yes, who is the Program HIV/AIDS Coordinator (PAC) for your program? 13 answered question 13 skipped question 23 5 of 32

6 12. If no, but you are part of a larger agency/organization, does your agency/organization have a designated PAC? Yes 22.7% 5 No 9.1% 2 Not Sure/Don't Know 68.2% 15 Comments (please specify) 2 answered question 22 skipped question If your agency/organization has a PAC, could you tell us who that person is? Yes 42.1% 8 Not Sure/Don't Know 57.9% 11 If yes, pelase tell us the PAC's name: 8 answered question 19 skipped question 17 6 of 32

7 14. If your agency/organization has a Program HIV/AIDS Coordinator (PAC), could you tell us how you get information from her/him: Annual agency meetings 8.0% % 10 Informal conversation 44.0% 11 Regularly scheduled staff meetings 36.0% 9 Scheduled in-services 32.0% 8 We don't receive information from this person 8.0% 2 Don't Know/Not Sure 32.0% 8 Other (please specify) 0 answered question 25 skipped question Has your program had onsite HIV training for staff? Yes 53.1% 17 No 25.0% 8 Not Sure/Don't Know 21.9% 7 answered question 32 skipped question 4 7 of 32

8 16. If yes, when was the last time your staff had HIV training onsite? 17 answered question 17 skipped question What topics would you like to see staff training on? (please check all that apply) Conducting Client Centered HIV/Hepatitis Risk Assessments for Youth/Young Adults 56.3% 18 Creating Safety for GLBTQ Youth in Our Community 37.5% 12 Getting Started: Developing Client Educational Groups on HIV for Youth 34.4% 11 GLBTQ Youth 101: Reducing Risk & Supporting Resiliency 40.6% 13 GLBTQ Youth 202: Skills for Supporting GLBTQ Youth 37.5% 12 Harm Reduction & Youth/Young Adults: The Basics 68.8% 22 Hepatitis A, B & C: The Basics 65.6% 21 Hepatitis C and Youth/Young Adults 62.5% 20 HIV Update 28.1% 9 HIV and Youth/Young Adults 62.5% 20 Homelessness and HIV 12.5% 4 Supporting Families of GLBTQ 25.0% 8 8 of 32

9 Youth Supporting Transgender Youth 21.9% 7 Understanding Opioid Overdose Prevention 50.0% 16 Young Women, Homelessness and HIV/AIDS: Information, Assessment and Support 18.8% 6 Other (please specify) 0.0% 0 answered question 32 skipped question 4 9 of 32

10 18. What TOP THREE TOPICS would you like to have staff training on this year? (please check 3 topics) Conducting Client Centered HIV Risk Assessments for Youth and Young Adults 28.1% 9 Creating Safety for GLBTQ Youth in Our Community 6.3% 2 Getting Started: Developing Client Educational Groups on HIV for Youth 15.6% 5 GLBTQ Youth 101: Reducing Risk & Supporting Resiliency 21.9% 7 GLBTQ Youth 202: Skills for Supporting GLBTQ Youth 18.8% 6 Harm Reduction & Youth: The Basics 46.9% 15 Hepatitis A, B & C: The Basics 28.1% 9 Hepatitis C and Youth 31.3% 10 HIV update 15.6% 5 HIV and Youth 21.9% 7 Homelessness and HIV 6.3% 2 Supporting Families of GLBTQ Youth 3.1% 1 Supporting Transgender Youth 12.5% 4 Understanding Opioid Overdose Prevention 34.4% 11 Young Women, Homelessness and HIV/AIDS: Information, Assessment and Support 6.3% 2 Other (please specify) 0.0% 0 10 of 32

11 answered question 32 skipped question Would you send staff to free offsite training? Yes 75.0% 24 No 0.0% 0 Not Sure/Don't Know 25.0% 8 Comments 0 answered question 32 skipped question Would you be interested in having a trainer come to your program and provide free staff training onsite? Yes 87.5% 28 No 3.1% 1 Not Sure/Don't Know 9.4% 3 Comments 0 answered question 32 skipped question 4 11 of 32

12 21. Does your program engage in HIV/viral Hepatitis (Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C) risk assessments with every client/program participant? Yes 62.5% 20 No 15.6% 5 Not Sure/Don't Know 21.9% 7 answered question 32 skipped question If yes, can you briefly explain what's involved in your assessment (check one): Client/program participant completes a risk assessment form and submits it to the counselor 38.1% 8 Counselor uses a risk assessment form and asks questions 42.9% 9 Counselor asks clients/program participants some questions about HIV risk 19.0% 4 Other (please describe) 0 answered question 21 skipped question of 32

13 23. Does your program have age appropriate HIV educational materials available for clients/program participants? Yes 56.3% 18 No 28.1% 9 Not Sure/Don't Know 15.6% 5 Comments 0 answered question 32 skipped question Does your program make free condoms available to clients/program participants? Yes 34.4% 11 No 43.8% 14 Not Sure/Don't know 21.9% 7 Comments 0 answered question 32 skipped question 4 13 of 32

14 25. Does your program have onsite HIV testing available for clients/program participants? Yes 15.6% 5 No 56.3% 18 Not Sure/Don't Know 28.1% 9 answered question 32 skipped question Does your program have onsite hepatitis vaccination available for clients/program participants? Yes 0.0% 0 No 71.9% 23 Not Sure/Don't know 28.1% 9 answered question 32 skipped question 4 14 of 32

15 27. Do you know who to refer clients/program participants to, for the following services: Yes No Rating Family planning & reproductive health care 84.4% (27) 15.6% (5) 32 Free condoms 90.6% (29) 9.4% (3) 32 Hepatitis C testing 80.6% (25) 19.4% (6) 31 Hepatitis vaccination 71.9% (23) 28.1% (9) 32 HIV case management 63.3% (19) 36.7% (11) 30 HIV testing & counseling 75.9% (22) 24.1% (7) 29 Medical Care 96.9% (31) 3.1% (1) 32 Naloxone (Narcan) responder training 65.6% (21) 34.4% (11) 32 Needle exchange 56.7% (17) 43.3% (13) 30 Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) screening & treatment 87.1% (27) 12.9% (4) 31 Other (Please tell us about other services you d like us to know that you regularly refer clients to): 0 answered question 32 skipped question Has a client/program participant ever disclosed her/his HIV status to you? Yes 31.3% 10 No 68.8% 22 answered question 32 skipped question 4 15 of 32

16 29. Do you ask clients/program participants to explain their understanding of their own HIV risk? Yes 37.5% 12 No 40.6% 13 Not Sure/Don't Know 21.9% 7 Comments 0 answered question 32 skipped question Do you ask clients/program participants if they re concerned about Hepatitis A/B/C infection? Yes 37.5% 12 No 46.9% 15 Not Sure/Don't Know 15.6% 5 Comments 1 answered question 32 skipped question 4 16 of 32

17 31. Do you ask clients/program participants about their history with overdose (surviving or witnessing)? Yes 75.0% 24 No 9.4% 3 Not Sure/Don't Know 15.6% 5 Comments 0 answered question 32 skipped question What are the three top challenges you face in integrating HIV information and services into your work? % % % 7 answered question 16 skipped question of 32

18 33. What would make it easier for you to integrate HIV/viral Hepatitis into your work? (check as many that apply) Age appropriate activities to incorporate into existing groups 70.0% 21 Brochures and other printed age-appropriate materials for clients 76.7% 23 Curriculum for group education 66.7% 20 Resources 43.3% 13 Sample policies 26.7% 8 Scripts for conducting risk assessments 23.3% 7 Training 70.0% 21 Not sure 3.3% 1 Other (please specify) 0 answered question 30 skipped question Other comments: 0 answered question 0 skipped question of 32

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20 Page 2, Q1. Your name (optional): 1 John Tachuk Jan 3, :51 AM 2 Jon Haraty Dec 28, :27 AM 3 Shannon Dec 21, :54 AM 4 Kimberly fisher Dec 21, :45 AM 5 tom magnan Dec 21, :19 AM 6 Roger oser Dec 19, :20 PM 7 Paul Doherty Dec 19, :50 PM 8 MaryBeth Murphy Dec 19, :03 AM 9 Maureen M Sullivan Dec 19, :39 AM 10 Ellen Dec 19, :18 AM 11 Anthony Furnari Dec 19, :56 AM 12 Elle Berch-Heyman Dec 19, :37 AM 13 Monica Bies Dec 19, :37 AM 14 Michelle Lipinski Dec 19, :38 AM 15 Richard Melillo Dec 19, :11 AM 16 Teri Newman Dec 17, :46 AM 17 Dan Melle Dec 17, :34 AM 18 Matthew Marrano Dec 15, :36 AM 19 Melanie Amir Dec 14, :27 AM 20 of 32

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22 Page 2, Q2. The name of your program: 1 Phoenix House Academy Jan 8, :08 AM 2 Recovery High School Jan 3, :51 AM 3 Phoenix House Academy Jan 2, :23 AM 4 LPA Jan 2, :30 AM 5 Recovery High School Jan 2, :30 AM 6 Phoenix House Academy Dec 31, :17 AM 7 Liberty Prep Academy Dec 28, :27 AM 8 Northshore Recovery High School Dec 21, :29 PM 9 Cushing house Dec 21, :54 AM 10 Castle Dec 21, :45 AM 11 Cushing House Dec 21, :19 AM 12 cushing house/gavin house Dec 21, :19 AM 13 Phoenix Academy Dec 21, :01 AM 14 MassSTART Dec 21, :01 AM 15 NBH Adolescent Dec 20, :10 PM 16 William J. Ostiguy High School Dec 19, :20 PM 17 nsrhs Dec 19, :50 PM 18 Highland Grace House Dec 19, :38 PM 19 Pegasus Dec 19, :03 AM 20 Northshore Recovery High School Dec 19, :39 AM 21 Northshore Recovery High Dec 19, :18 AM 22 NSRHS Dec 19, :56 AM 23 Pheonix House Dec 19, :37 AM 24 MassSTART Dec 19, :37 AM 25 Recovery High School Dec 19, :21 AM 26 Northshore Recovery High School Dec 19, :18 AM 27 Northshore Recovery High School Dec 19, :38 AM 22 of 32

23 Page 2, Q2. The name of your program: 28 Independence Academy Dec 19, :11 AM 29 TEEN TEAM Dec 18, :03 AM 30 SAFE Dec 17, :40 PM 31 Motivating youth Recovery Dec 17, :46 AM 32 MYR, HGH Dec 17, :34 AM 33 Cushing House Dec 17, :04 AM 34 Project Rebound Dec 15, :36 AM 35 Northeast Behavioral Health Dec 14, :56 AM 36 Highland Grace House Dec 14, :27 AM 23 of 32

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25 Page 2, Q3. The town your program is located in: 1 Springfield, MA Jan 8, :08 AM 2 Northshore Education consortium Jan 3, :51 AM 3 Springfield Jan 2, :23 AM 4 Springfield Jan 2, :30 AM 5 Springfield Jan 2, :30 AM 6 Springfield Dec 31, :17 AM 7 Springfield Dec 28, :27 AM 8 Beverly Dec 21, :29 PM 9 South Boston Dec 21, :54 AM 10 Brockton Dec 21, :45 AM 11 South Boston Dec 21, :19 AM 12 south boston Dec 21, :19 AM 13 Springfield, MA Dec 21, :01 AM 14 Winthrop Dec 21, :01 AM 15 Danvers Dec 20, :10 PM 16 Boston Dec 19, :20 PM 17 Beverly,Ma Dec 19, :50 PM 18 Worcester Dec 19, :38 PM 19 Lawrence Dec 19, :03 AM 20 Beverly Dec 19, :39 AM 21 Beverly Dec 19, :18 AM 22 Beverly Dec 19, :56 AM 23 Springfield, MA Dec 19, :37 AM 24 Boston Dec 19, :37 AM 25 Beverly Dec 19, :21 AM 26 Beverly Dec 19, :18 AM 27 Beverly Dec 19, :38 AM 25 of 32

26 Page 2, Q3. The town your program is located in: 28 Brockton Dec 19, :11 AM 29 East Boston Dec 18, :03 AM 30 Cambridge Dec 17, :40 PM 31 Worcester Dec 17, :46 AM 32 Worcester Dec 17, :34 AM 33 South Boston Dec 17, :04 AM 34 Boston Dec 15, :36 AM 35 Danvers Dec 14, :56 AM 36 Worcester Dec 14, :27 AM Page 2, Q4. Please check the region in which your program is located: 1 Boston, Northeast Dec 17, :40 PM Page 2, Q6. Your job/responsibilities: Please check the job category that best matches your responsibilities at work: 1 Recovery Specialist Dec 21, :54 AM 2 Intake Coordinator Dec 21, :19 AM 3 Para-Professional Dec 19, :50 PM 4 Guidance Counselor Dec 19, :39 AM 5 Admin Asst to Director/Principal Dec 19, :21 AM Page 3, Q7. In your program, with whom do you work? (check all that apply) 1 Management staff Dec 17, :35 AM 26 of 32

27 Page 3, Q8. Please tell us the age of your clients/program participants: Dec 21, :55 AM Dec 21, :20 AM Dec 21, :02 AM Dec 19, :38 AM Page 4, Q11. If yes, who is the Program HIV/AIDS Coordinator (PAC) for your program? 1 Christine O'Connor Jan 8, :08 AM 2 Christine O'Connor Jan 2, :25 AM 3 Tom Magnan Dec 21, :01 PM 4 Kathleen Cushing, rn Dec 21, :47 AM 5 Tom Magnan Dec 21, :21 AM 6 tom magnan Dec 21, :21 AM 7 Christine O'Connor RN Dec 19, :39 AM 8 Audrey Hunter Dec 17, :48 AM 9 Audrey Hunter Dec 17, :35 AM 10 Tom Magnan Dec 17, :07 AM 11 Theresa Hayes Dec 15, :38 AM 12 Nicole Szretter Dec 14, :08 AM 13 Education Coordinator Dec 14, :57 AM Page 4, Q12. If no, but you are part of a larger agency/organization, does your agency/organization have a designated PAC? 1 I assume we don, but I'm not sure who it is. Dec 17, :41 PM 2 Nicole is the Infection Control nurse for the agency Dec 14, :08 AM 27 of 32

28 Page 4, Q13. If your agency/organization has a PAC, could you tell us who that person is? 1 Christine O'Connor Jan 8, :08 AM 2 tom magnan Dec 21, :21 AM 3 Susan McGibbon Dec 19, :05 AM 4 Christine O'Connor Dec 19, :39 AM 5 Rita Chapdelaine Dec 18, :07 AM 6 Tom Magnan Dec 17, :07 AM 7 Nicole Szretter Dec 14, :08 AM 8 Jeremy Eichhorn Dec 14, :57 AM 28 of 32

29 Page 5, Q16. If yes, when was the last time your staff had HIV training onsite? 1 A few weeks ago Jan 8, :09 AM 2 9/12 Dec 21, :03 PM 3 Annual Dec 21, :48 AM 4 12/21/2012 Dec 21, :47 AM 5 9/12 Dec 21, :22 AM 6 9/12 Dec 21, :22 AM 7 two months ago Dec 19, :22 PM 8 October 2012 Dec 19, :07 AM 9 dec Dec 19, :41 AM Dec 19, :40 AM 11 October, 2012 Dec 18, :09 AM years ago Dec 17, :43 PM 13 6/12 Dec 17, :53 AM 14 9/12 Dec 17, :11 AM 15 September Dec 15, :40 AM 16 April 4, 2012 Dec 14, :14 AM 17 within the past 6 months Dec 14, :58 AM Page 6, Q30. Do you ask clients/program participants if they re concerned about Hepatitis A/B/C infection? 1 We do in specific high risk cases, but not as a general practice. Dec 17, :45 PM 29 of 32

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31 Page 7, Q32. What are the three top challenges you face in integrating HIV information and services into your work? 1. 1 staff comfort/training Jan 2, :30 AM 2 Tme Jan 2, :40 AM 3 Time Dec 28, :33 AM 4 Not having HIV teaching material Dec 21, :53 AM 5 Youth feeling immune Dec 21, :51 AM 6 Age appropriate materials Dec 21, :06 AM 7 education for youth -llack of awareness of risky behaviors Dec 19, :25 PM 8 Time Dec 19, :11 AM 9 Resources Dec 19, :10 AM 10 agency policy no HIV material in ct chart Dec 19, :45 AM 11 Work with very young population 8-13 y.old Dec 19, :43 AM 12 time Dec 19, :21 AM 13 Lack of knowledge about specific HIV info interventions for youth Dec 18, :17 AM 14 Talking about it with our population Dec 17, :56 AM 15 Training Dec 15, :47 AM 16 getting the time to meet with every client individually Dec 14, :29 AM 2. 2 staff Jan 2, :40 AM 3 District approval Dec 28, :33 AM 4 Not effective Healthy Sexuality groups Dec 21, :53 AM 5 Testing not available onsite Dec 21, :51 AM 6 Talking about HIV prevention in a school based enviornment Dec 21, :06 AM 8 Age appropriate materials Dec 19, :11 AM 9 Materials Dec 19, :10 AM 10 age appropriate material Dec 19, :45 AM 12 skills presenters Dec 19, :21 AM 31 of 32

32 Page 7, Q32. What are the three top challenges you face in integrating HIV information and services into your work? 13 Group disclosure and discomfort with subject matter resulting from trauma Dec 18, :17 AM 14 Frequency of access to testing Dec 17, :56 AM 15 Participation and getting the clients to realize how it apples to them. Dec 15, :47 AM 3. 2 training Jan 2, :40 AM 3 Staffing Dec 28, :33 AM 5 Fear Dec 21, :51 AM 6 Helping parents feel comortable disclosing health information in our setting Dec 21, :06 AM 8 Training Dec 19, :11 AM 13 difficult to get accurate reporting on HIV Risk assessments Dec 18, :17 AM 15 Materials Dec 15, :47 AM 32 of 32

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