Session date: 
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Location: 
Center for AIDS Intervention Research
2071 North Summit Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202
United States
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.50 APA
    APA credit.
  • 1.50 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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Program Description: 

Dr. Dickson-Gomez and Ms. Quinn will discuss the factors that contribute to adolescents' decisions to join gangs, use substances, and engage in risky sexual behaviors.

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.5 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals. 

Psychology CE Credit Statement: 
The Medical College of Wisconsin is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Medical College of Wisconsin maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

This activity contains content or processes that may be potentially stressful.

Target audience: 

physicians, psychologists, allied health care professionals and researchers interested in HIV treatment

Learning objectives: 
  1. To discuss factors that contribute to adolescents' decisions to join gangs.
  2. To demonstrate how the context and environment of the gang contribute to high risk behaviors such as substance use and risky sexual behavior.
  3. To explore gang members' future aspirations and intervention suggestions for potential risk reduction intervention strategies.
Faculty & credentials: 

Speaker: Julia Dickson-Gomez, PhD
Professor, Center for AIDS Intervention Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin

Speaker: Katherine A. Quinn, MA
Doctoral Candidate, PhD Program in Public and Community Health
Medical College of Wisconsin

Activity Director: Carol L. Galletly, JD, PhD
Associate Professor, Center for AIDS Intervention Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin

Planning Committee Members:
Jeffrey A. Kelly, PhD
Professor and Director, Center for AIDS Intervention Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin

Kevin D. Brown, MA
Program Manager II/Developmental Core Coordinator, Center for AIDS Intervention Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose.

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Kevin Brown
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-7732