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Reducing HIV and Criminal Justice Involvement in African Americans as a Consequence of Drug Use



Agenda

Tuesday, October 12, 2004

8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Registration and Coffee Service
8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Opening & Introductions
Lula Beatty, Ph.D.
Chief
Special Populations Office
National Institute on Drug Abuse
8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Welcome & Overview of the Initiative
Nora Volkow, M.D.
Director
National Institute on Drug Abuse
  PANEL I: ETIOLOGY
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. HIV/AIDS Panel
Moderator: Yonette F. Thomas, Ph.D.
Moderator: Arnaldo Quiñones, M.D.


Presentations
Robert Fullilove, Ed.D. - "Community Factors in Understanding Drug Use and HIV/AIDS in African American Communities."

Vickie Mays, Ph.D. - "HIV Prevention Issues in African American Men Who Have Sex with Men."

Claire Sterk, Ph.D. - "Female Drug Users and HIV/AIDS: Does Criminal Justice Involvement Make a Difference?"


Discussion
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Criminal Justice Panel
Moderator: Jack Stein, Ph.D.
Moderator: Arnold Mills, M.S.W.


Presentations
Martin Iguchi, Ph.D. - "Drug Policies and Related Disparities in the Adult and Juvenile Justice Systems."

Faye Taxman, Ph.D. - "A Systems Approach to Understanding the Prevalence of African American Involvement in the Criminal Justice System and Drug Treatment System."

David Vlahov, Ph.D. - "HIV and Drug Use in Correctional Settings."

Kim Blankenship, Ph.D. - "The Criminal Justice System as a Structural Determinant of HIV Risk."


Discussion
12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Lunch
(On your own per diem)
  PANEL II: INTERVENTIONS, TREATMENT AND SERVICES
1:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. HIV/AIDS Panel
Moderator: Jean Lud Cadet, M.D.
Moderator: Dionne Jones, Ph.D.


Presentations
Lawrence Brown, M.D. - "Treatment Services for HIV-Infected Drug Users: Needs and Issues."

Victoria Cargill, M.D. - "HIV and African Americans: Moving Forward."

Wendee Wechsberg, Ph.D. - "HIV Interventions with Women Based on Individual and Cultural Differences."

Gail Wyatt, Ph.D. - "Trauma, Substance Abuse and HIV Risk Taking among African American and Latina HIV Positive Women."


Discussion
3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Break
3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Criminal Justice Panel
Moderator: Redonna K. Chandler, Ph.D
Moderator: Carmen Rosa, M.S. RAC


Presentations
Steven Belenko, Ph.D. - "Access to HIV Services for African-Americans in the Criminal Justice System."

Pamela Rodriguez, - "Implications for Practice: Criminal Justice, HIV/AIDS, Substance Abuse and African Americans in Chicago."

Douglas Longshore, Ph.D. - "Race Disparities in Prop 36 Treatment and How to Fix Them."


Discussion
5:00 p.m. Adjourn


Wednesday, October 12, 2004

8:00 a.m. - 8:40 a.m. Review of Day One Activities
Lula Beatty, Ph.D.
National Institute on Drug Abuse
  PANEL III: PROMISING MODELS
8:40 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. HIV/AIDS and Criminal Justice Panel
Moderator: Paul Schnur, Ph.D.
Moderator: Steven Oversby, Psy.D.


Presentations
Faye Belgrave, Ph.D. - "What's Culture Got to Do With It? Deconstructing Prevention Programs for African American Adolescent Girls."

George Roberts, Ph.D. - "HIV and Substance Use Prevention Strategies for African Americans: Promising Approaches and Future Directions."

James Griffin, Jr., Ph.D. - "Using Resiliency Networking as an Alternative Model for Alternative Education and Health Promotion."

Ronald Braithwaite, Ph.D. - "HIV in Prisons and Reentry Issues and Models."


Discussion
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Break
  PANEL IV: RESEARCH DISSEMINATION
10:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. HIV/AIDS and Criminal Justice Panel
Moderator: Donald R. Vereen, Jr., M.D.

Presentations
Carolyn A. Stroman, Ph.D. - "Disseminating HIV/AIDS Information to African Americans."

Judge Karen Freeman-Wilson, RET. - "Research to Practice: Practical Solutions for Communicating our Findings for Criminal Justice Professionals Who Impact the African-American Community."

Kevin Knight, Ph.D. - "Offender Substance Abuse Research: Making Use of the Data."


Discussion
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch
(On your own per diem)
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Synthesis & Recommendations



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