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Kathy Burlew: Seminar on HIV Prevention in Substance Users

(Education/Training/Seminars)

October 28
12:00 pm
Room 305V, Cannon Place, 135 Cannon Street (third floor)
2013-10-24
June Watson watsonju@musc.edu

A Case Study of Cultural Adaptation: The REMAS Experience

This presentation will describe the steps taken to culturally adapt Real Men Are Safe (REMAS), an intervention aimed at reducing HIV risk behaviors in substance abusing men. The presentation will also include a discussion of the results of a small multi-site study that examined the efficacy of the culturally adapted version (REMAS-CA).

Kathy Burlew is a professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Cincinnati. She received her Ph.D in social psychology from the University of Michigan and later retrained in clinical psychology. Her research focuses on (1) substance abuse prevention and treatment especially with African-Americans and (2) HIV risk reduction with substance abusing men and women.

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