Comprehensive Risk Counseling and Services (CRCS)
This three-day course is designed for STD/HIV health professionals who plan to provide or are already providing HIV Comprehensive Risk Counseling and Services (CRCS). This skills-based training on the CRCS Process includes an overview of the CRCS model; the role of CRCS counselors; legal and ethical issues; cultural competence; theories that underlie CRCS; program components and standards; and tasks involved in the CRCS core elements of recruitment, engagement, screening, enrollment, assessment, prevention planning, risk-reduction counseling, active coordination of referrals, monitoring and reassessment, and discharge planning. In some cases, this course may be offered as a one-day overview of the CRCS process.
The California STD/HIV Prevention Training Center is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 14547 for 24 contact hours for Comprehensive Risk Counseling and Services.
California STD/HIV Prevention Training Center
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