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 Prevention Training Center
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