This toolkit was developed by the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) with funding from a consulting agreement with Johnson & Johnson, in support of the New Horizons Advancing Pediatric HIV Care Collaborative.
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The Disclosure of HIV Status Toolkit for Pediatric and Adolescent Populations provides general guidance on disclosure of HIV status in pediatric and adolescent HIV care. This document contains tools for use in clinical practice to build the capacity of health care workers, caregivers, and pediatric and adolescent patients themselves—in assisting with and delivering successful and informed disclosure. It is primarily targeted for use among health care workers.
This toolkit was developed in response to an identified need by health care providers to have practical, abbreviated guidance on the process of disclosing an HIV-positive status with pediatric and adolescent populations, their caregivers, partners, and other relevant parties. It aims to complement existing national and global guidelines and to serve as an easily accessible reference within health care facilities.
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Purpose of this Toolkit
The objective of this toolkit is to provide general guidance on disclosure of HIV status in the settings of pediatric and adolescent HIV care. This document contains tools for use in clinical practice to build the capacity of different parties—including health care workers (HCWs), caregivers, and pediatric and adolescent patients themselves—in assisting with and delivering successful and informed disclosure.
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Target Audience: Who should use this Resource?
This toolkit is primarily for HCWs working with pediatric and adolescent populations living with HIV.
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How to use this Resource
The disclosure toolkit is divided into seven sections:
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- Background on the evidence base for disclosure, types of disclosure, and benefits and disadvantages of disclosure.
- Guidance and checklists for HCWs on disclosing to a child or an adolescent.
- Guidance and checklist for supporting caregivers on disclosing to a child or an adolescent.
- Guidance and checklist on supporting horizontally-infected adolescents on disclosing their status to their parents and caregivers.
- Guidance and checklist on supporting adolescents on disclosing their status to their peers, school, work, and community.
- Guidance and checklist on supporting adolescents on disclosing their status to their partner.
- Relevant appendices with various disclosure job aids, including disclosure algorithms, a generic readiness assessment checklist, references to additional disclosure resources, and role-playing scenarios.