Co-Occurring Disabilities Resources
Think Positive: A Curriculum for Peers with HIV/AIDS and
Psychiatric Disability (Marie Hamilton, LCSW, Jessica Jonikas, MA, Lisa Razzano, PhD, Judith Cook, PhD)
This training curriculum was designed to be used by peer facilitators
to conduct support groups for persons who are HIV + and have a psychiatric disability. It contains 20 sessions which address a variety of issues, including: stigma, treatment and medication options, grieving
and loss, substance abuse, relationships and safer sex, entitlements, and disability rights. Sample scripts to assist facilitators in presenting educational material to the group are included. In
addition, each session features group exercises. Resources are provided for each topic discussed.
Cook, J.A., Graham, K., & Razzano, L. (1993). Psychosocial Rehabilitation of Deaf Persons with Severe Mental Illness: A Multivariate Model of Residential Outcomes, Rehabilitation Psychology, 38(4), 261-274.
Item Number: ART-010 Unit Price: $2.75
Cook, J.A. & Razzano, L. (1994). Predicting HIV Risks among Deaf Persons with Mental Illness: A Multivariate Model, Chicago, Illinois: National
Research and Training Center on Psychiatric Disability.
Item Number: ART-024 Unit Price: $2.75
Razzano, L., Cook, J.A., & Keany, K. (1994). HIV Services for Mental Health Consumers with Hearing Impairment: Risk Assessment and Prevention Strategies, Journal of
the American Deafness and Rehabilitation Association, 28(1), 17-30.
Item Number: ART-049 Unit Price: $2.75