HIV 500/501 TRAINING

HIV 500 is the required four hour training prerequisite for HIV 501 Client-centered counseling, testing, and Partner Services training. The HIV 500 course provides specific information related to HIV history, origination, transmission modes, disease progression, testing types/options, prevention, universal precautions, laws, and statistics to prepare participants to become HIV pre and post test counselors.

HIV 501 counseling, testing, and Partner Services training is a two and one-half day (2 1/2) session. This training provides a greater understanding of HIV/AIDS, testing protocols; HIV relevance to domestic violence; and enhancement in client-centered risk reduction counseling skills for individuals providing services in the public and private sector.

HIV 501 Update is an annual 2 hour class that includes updates on forms, processes, legislation, programs, statistics and is required of all HIV pre and post test counselors.

Download the HIV 500/501 Training Packet and Registration Form. (143 KB PDF)


500/501 Training Schedule

Date Class Time Location
January 21-23, 2020 500/501 Training 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Wells Fargo Community Building
1601 N. Main St., Jax, FL 32206
January 9, 2020 501 Update 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. DOH-Baker
February 5, 2020 501 Update 9:00 a.m.-Noon DOH-Clay
February 12, 2020 501 Update 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. DOH-Duval
March 17-19, 2020 500/501 Training 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Wells Fargo Community Building
1601 N. Main St., Jax, FL 32206
April 8, 2020 501 Update 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. DOH-Duval
May 12-14, 2020 500/501 Training 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Wells Fargo Community Building
1601 N. Main St., Jax, FL 32206
June 24, 2020 501 Update 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. DOH-Duval
July 14-16, 2020 500/501 Training 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Wells Fargo Community Building
1601 N. Main St., Jax, FL 32206
August 11-13, 2020 500/501 Training 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Wells Fargo Community Building
1601 N. Main St., Jax, FL 32206
September 17, 2020 501 Update 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. DOH-St. Johns
October 13-15, 2020 500/501 Training 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Wells Fargo Community Building
1601 N. Main St., Jax, FL 32206
November 18, 2020 501 Update 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. DOH-Duval
December 5, 2020 501 Update 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. DOH-Nassau
December 8-10, 2020 500/501 Training 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Wells Fargo Community Building
1601 N. Main St., Jax, FL 32206

To register for the HIV 500/501 Training Classes, please email Denise.Jackson@flhealth.gov 
or call 904-253-2590. You may fax your registration form to 904-253-1991.