STI/HIV counselling in Pacific Islands: A training manual


WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific

Publication details

Publication date: 2003
Price: US $ 20
ISBN: 9290610557
Number of pages: 225



This manual has two aims: (1) to encourage health workers to use counselling skills as part of their work, and (2) to help them learn those counselling skills. The manual consists of 12 learning sessions, each containing guided discussions and activities on a different aspect of communication and counselling, such as STI/HIV counselling; counselling in the context of culture, sexuality and gender; counselling and young people; attitudes and values; as well as HIV pre- and post-test counselling. The appendices contain support material - overhead transparencies, handouts and relevant case studies - to be used during the training sessions.