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An Evaluation of a Wellness/Early Intervention/Advocacy Program for HIV Disease

An Evaluation of a Wellness/Early Intervention/Advocacy Program for HIV Disease An Evaluation of a Program for By Barbara CordelI, Ph.D., R.N., C.H.E.S. nutrition, and Wellness/Early Intervention/Advocacy few. The East Texas AIDS Project was funded in 1993 by AMFAR as a Red, Hot, and Blue Project. This project addressed Wellness needs of clients by offering clients skills for self-advocacy, early intervention, and optimum Wellness, and by training volunteers to provide advocacy to help clients access services and public entitlement benefits. Skill building was the major focus of the project in order to empower clients and their families. As part of this project, an evaluation was conducted to assess Wellness skills, attitudes, and lifestyle behaviors before and after the intervention of Wellness retreats and training classes. The results of this evaluation show a significant change in client skills, attitudes, and behaviors. Furthermore, clients report an improved quality of life as a result of the changes. HIV Disease their legal rights and related to work (the Americans with Disabilities Act) and employers' rights and responsibilities relat- lifestyle change, to name a planning, about responsibilities ed to were HIV for longer and longer periods of time. But are they learning to live well? or are they just surviving, wondering when the next http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png AIDS Patient Care Mary Ann Liebert

An Evaluation of a Wellness/Early Intervention/Advocacy Program for HIV Disease

AIDS Patient Care , Volume 9 (4) – Aug 1, 1995

An Evaluation of a Wellness/Early Intervention/Advocacy Program for HIV Disease

AIDS Patient Care , Volume 9 (4) – Aug 1, 1995

Abstract

An Evaluation of a Program for By Barbara CordelI, Ph.D., R.N., C.H.E.S. nutrition, and Wellness/Early Intervention/Advocacy few. The East Texas AIDS Project was funded in 1993 by AMFAR as a Red, Hot, and Blue Project. This project addressed Wellness needs of clients by offering clients skills for self-advocacy, early intervention, and optimum Wellness, and by training volunteers to provide advocacy to help clients access services and public entitlement benefits. Skill building was the major focus of the project in order to empower clients and their families. As part of this project, an evaluation was conducted to assess Wellness skills, attitudes, and lifestyle behaviors before and after the intervention of Wellness retreats and training classes. The results of this evaluation show a significant change in client skills, attitudes, and behaviors. Furthermore, clients report an improved quality of life as a result of the changes. HIV Disease their legal rights and related to work (the Americans with Disabilities Act) and employers' rights and responsibilities relat- lifestyle change, to name a planning, about responsibilities ed to were HIV for longer and longer periods of time. But are they learning to live well? or are they just surviving, wondering when the next

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Mary Ann Liebert
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Copyright 1995 Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.
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0893-5068
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1557-7449
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10.1089/apc.1995.9.189
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Abstract

An Evaluation of a Program for By Barbara CordelI, Ph.D., R.N., C.H.E.S. nutrition, and Wellness/Early Intervention/Advocacy few. The East Texas AIDS Project was funded in 1993 by AMFAR as a Red, Hot, and Blue Project. This project addressed Wellness needs of clients by offering clients skills for self-advocacy, early intervention, and optimum Wellness, and by training volunteers to provide advocacy to help clients access services and public entitlement benefits. Skill building was the major focus of the project in order to empower clients and their families. As part of this project, an evaluation was conducted to assess Wellness skills, attitudes, and lifestyle behaviors before and after the intervention of Wellness retreats and training classes. The results of this evaluation show a significant change in client skills, attitudes, and behaviors. Furthermore, clients report an improved quality of life as a result of the changes. HIV Disease their legal rights and related to work (the Americans with Disabilities Act) and employers' rights and responsibilities relat- lifestyle change, to name a planning, about responsibilities ed to were HIV for longer and longer periods of time. But are they learning to live well? or are they just surviving, wondering when the next

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AIDS Patient CareMary Ann Liebert

Published: Aug 1, 1995

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