HealthySexual – is what you do, not who you are
Last Friday Of the Month Professional Training Series
Whether you are a provider, staff, client, or community advocate in your daily life, this presentation is about developing conversations related to Sexual Health from a sex-positive approach. It’s about getting informed, communicating, and choosing the right protection so you can be yourself.
By the end of the workshop, participants will have a better understanding of:
- The basics of HIV and STIs and how they are passed from person to person
- Comprehensive prevention options like condoms and lube, and preventive medicine such as PrEP and PEP, in order to better protect oneself
- The HIV/STI testing experience, what to do with test results, and how often to get re-tested
- How to talk with a healthcare provider about sexual health, and all of the prevention options
- How to get on the same page with partner(s) about each other’s status and protecting each other’s sexual health
Administrative Director of START Program
In-Custody Treatment at Men’s Central Jail
Diana Feliz Oliva, MSW
HIV Community Liaison, Gilead Sciences, Inc.
John-Carlos Fabian has been an advocate for disease prevention and health education for over 25 years. His journey began in 1992 when he joined the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science Mobile HIV/STI Testing Unit. Other projects include the AIDS Service Center’s HIV/AIDS Prevention Team, providing supplemental food assistance to low-income clients, substance abuse counseling, case management, and risk-reduction services to various disenfranchised populations.
Diana Feliz Oliva, MSW, has worked in the field of social services and public health for almost 25 years. Her position as HIV Community Liaison at Gilead Sciences, Inc. in 2017 made her the first openly Transgender person hired by Gilead. Ms. Oliva has more than 20 years of experience working with the HIV+ positive communities which include women, MSM, transgender individuals, sex workers, mentally ill, substance users, homeless individuals, incarcerated adults, youth, elderly, people of color and undocumented individuals.