Thursday, January 22, 2009

Piedmont Consortium Weekly Update

  1. REMINDER: Ryan White Part B Providers
    meeting is on Friday, January 23, 2009, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm at the
    Parker Lincoln

    Building in
    Raleigh, Room 1A224.

  2. The North Carolina Community AIDS Fund is pleased to
    release our inaugural request for proposals. Through this first RFP, the
    Fund will award 4-6 contracts averaging $65,000 for prevention and care
    services. There will be a series of optional introductory meetings to
    discuss the application and answer questions: Greenville (January
    Winston Salem ( January 28th ),
    Ashville (January 30th), Conference
    Call (February 2nd ). Further details of
    these meetings are included in the RFP. Applications are due February 23, 2009 by 5pm,
    notification of awards will be made by April 1, 2009 for a May 1 start.
    The program year will run from May 1, 2009 through October 31,
    2010. Any questions about the NC Community AIDS Fund and the
    RFP, questions should be directed to (2

  3. SAVE THE DATE: Women of
    Color and HIV: 2nd Annual Community Forum. The event will be held on
    Friday, March 6,
    from 8:30am - 2:30pm at the Durham
    Marriott. Registration is now open!! To register and get more
    information go to

  4. As a reminder please be sure you are
    using the most current ADAP forms located on the State website If a new form
    is not used the application will be pended and you will be asked to
    transfer the information onto a new application form. These are available
    in both a Word (savable) and PDF format. It is preferred that you
    complete the form by typing in the information, not writing it. Some
    additional tips for completing the ADAP application is attached. (1

  5. JOB OPENING: for a
    Clinical Social Worker/Substance Abuse Counselor at the Early Intervention
    Clinic at Lincoln Community Health Center. This position is funded
    by SAMHSA through HIP as part of the Carolina Alcohol and Drug Expansion
    Team (CADET) program, which is administered by HIP. The purpose of
    this program is to bring substance abuse and other mental health services
    to people living with HIV in this area by placing clinical social
    workers/substance abuse providers in HIV treatment clinics. Although
    the position is hired through LCHC, the SA counselor will be part of a
    team of CADET providers whose work will be carried out largely at the EI
    Clinic. The job opening is posted at

    For more information, contact Sandra Gormez at (919) 560-7688 or by email

  6. JOB OPENING: at the
    Health Inequalities Program for the position of Senior Research Aide,
    which is a full-time Duke position that that is basically an interviewer
    They are looking
    for someone with good communication skills and the ability to work well as
    a team member, a real ability to follow instructions and attend to details
    but at the same time is a self starter who can take initiative. This
    particular position would be very suitable for someone interested in
    issues of mental health, substance abuse, and HIV. The job is posted
    on the Duke HR website and the requisition number is
    The web address is:

  7. Register today for the HIV 201: The
    Basics and Clinical Aspects
    training scheduled for February 19 from
    9:00am - 4:30pm. This training entail group activities and in-depth
    discussion on the HIV disease, it’s life cycle, trends and more.
    NCSAPCB and ACU continuing education units are available. See
    attached flier for more information (1 attachment)

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