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Enhancing the health and social wellbeing of children and young people living with HIV

Professional practice

This area is aimed at people who work with children, young people or families in schools, youth clubs, social care services, residential homes and any other settings beyond specialist HIV provision. It provides information which may be useful if you work in these wider settings and encounter children, young people and their families who are living with HIV. 

We encourage you to:  

The video below explores one-to-one work. It is aimed at professionals providing support and care for children and young people living with HIV.

Social workers

You may find it helpful to refer parents to our pages aimed at families living with HIV, about what social care involvement means for them.

Foster carers

There is a dedicated section for foster carers who are looking after children living with HIV, or considering doing so.