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Handbook on Counselling and Psychosocial Care for Children and Adolescents Living with and Affected by HIV in Africa

Download this publicationThe Handbook on Counselling and Psychosocial Care for Children and Adolescents Living with and Affected by HIV in Africa is a comprehensive guide for the health care providers who work in counselling and psychological care of children and adolescents. The Handbook includes information on HIV clinical care; growth and development; mental health; child protection; counselling and communication; disclosure; loss, grief, and bereavement; adherence; sexual and reproductive health; transition of care; support systems; and monitoring and evaluation of psycho-social services.

The Handbook aims to equip providers with important information that will help them to maximize resiliency, minimize risk factors, and promote positive personal growth among the children and adolescents they care for who are living with or affected by HIV.

The Handbook on Counselling and Psychosocial Care for Children and Adolescents Living with and Affected by HIV in Africa was developed by the African Network for the Care of Children Affected by AIDS (ANECCA) with support from the Strengthening High Impact Interventions for an AIDS-free Generation (AIDSFree) Project, implemented by JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI) with funding from USAID/PEPFAR. 2018.

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