Handbook on Counselling and Psychosocial Care for Children and Adolescents Living with and Affected by HIV in Africa

November 8, 2018
Authors: Nasaba, Rosemary, Denis Tindyebwa, Victor Musiime, Robert Iriso, Resty Ingabire, Denis Nansera, Monica Etima-Kizito, Joseylee Kasule, and Malia Duffy
Organization: The African Network for the Care of Children Affected by HIV/AIDS

This handbook provides a comprehensive guide for health care providers who work in counselling and psychological care of children and adolescents. It includes information on HIV clinical care; growth and development; mental health; child protection; counselling and communication; disclosure; loss, grief, and bereavement; adherence; sexual and reproductive health; transition of care; support systems; and monitoring and evaluation of psychosocial services. The material provided in the Handbook aims to equip health care providers with important information that will help them to maximize resiliency, minimize risk factors, and promote positive personal growth among the children and adolescents they care for who are living with or affected by HIV.

Accompanying the full handbook is a travel-friendly pocket guide.