Social network approaches to HIV prevention and care
Carl Latkin, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
The presentation will outline how social network approach can be utilized to reach hidden populations. Embedded in social network dynamics are social influence process that can be capitalized on to promote and sustain behavior change. The presentation will briefly provide guidance on tailoring social network inventories and then focus on developing and implementing RCT of network interventions and measuring outcomes and controlling for contamination.