TRANSFORM: Comprehensive HIV Care Delivery for MSM of Color

TRANSFORM: Comprehensive HIV Care Delivery for MSM of Color is a curriculum designed for HIV prevention and treatment staff working in health departments, community-based organizations, and behavioral or social service agencies serving men who have sex with men (MSM) of color at risk for or living with HIV.

About TRANSFORM

TRANSFORM (Transforming from HIV Prevention Practice to Prevention Innovation): Comprehensive HIV Care Delivery for MSM of Color is a curriculum designed for HIV prevention or care staff working in health departments, community-based organizations (CBOs), and behavioral or social service agencies serving men who have sex with men (MSM) of color at risk for or living with HIV. TRANSFORM includes culturally and linguistically appropriate trainings that address behavioral health, HIV prevention and care, and social services.

Curriculum Goal

To provide training and technical assistance (TA) to health departments and their community partners to increase their capacity to address the holistic health needs of MSM of color at risk for or living with HIV.

Curriculum Objectives

HIV prevention staff who complete the TRANSFORM curriculum will

  • increase their knowledge, skills, and abilities to provide comprehensive HIV prevention and care services to MSM of color at risk for or living with HIV.
  • improve recruitment, retention, and adherence to care services for their patients and clients who are MSM of color.

Target Audience

HIV prevention or care staff working in health departments, CBOs, and behavioral or social service agencies serving MSM of color at risk for or living with HIV.

TRANSFORM Training

This training has one component:

  1. 14 (60- to 90-minute) eLearning modules (E)

Prevention Services

  • Testing for Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) of Color (CEs offered)
  • Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and Men of Color Who Have Sex with Men (MSM): From Clinical to Community (CEs offered)
  • PrEP Module: Implementation for Health Departments

Behavioral Health Modules

  • Developing Public Health and Behavioral Health Partnerships
  • Defining Behavioral Health Opportunities for MSM of Color
  • Evidence-Based Behavioral Health Engagement Strategies for MSM of Color
  • Sustaining Behavioral Health through Insurance Coverage
  • The Urgency to Advance Trauma Informed Behavioral Health Approaches in Services for MSM of Color (E) (CEs offered)
  • Promoting Client Readiness for Change
  • Building Integrated Public and Behavioral Health Systems

Clinical Services

  • Sexual History Taking in the Clinical Engagement with Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) Of Color (CEs offered)

Social Services

  • Employment as a Determinant of Health for MSM of Color

Health Systems

  • Peer Navigation for Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) of Color (CEs offered)
  • Community Mobilization for MSM of Color

To access eLearning modules, including training prerequisite courses:

  1. Log-in to CDC TRAIN and access the HIV CBA Training Plan (step-by-step instructions are available).
  2. Select the module you wish to take.
  3. Launch the module or save the module for later.

If you have questions or need additional assistance, please contact HIVCBA@cdc.gov.