The Alliance for Positive Change

The Alliance for Positive Change
64 West 35th Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10001
Contact: Deborah Yuelles
212-645-0875, x313

The Alliance for Positive Change, previously known as AIDS Service Center NYC (ASCNYC), is authorized to provide the following AIDS Institute training courses included in the requirements for peer certification:

  • AIDS Institute Pre-Certification Peer Worker Training Workshop
  • Sex, Gender, and HIV
  • Introduction to HIV, STIs and Viral Hepatitis
  • HIV Peer Worker Role in Patient Navigation
  • LGBT Cultural Competency
  • Peer Workers:Promoting Primary Care and Treatment Adherence for HIV
  • Opioid Overdose Prevention
  • Role of Non-clinicians in Promoting PrEP
  • HIV/HCV Co-infection

You can sign up for any of these trainings by clicking the “course list” tab above and typing in the title of your choosing. Information about these training can also be found on the Alliance’s website at:

The Alliance also offers NYS approved foundational training for peer workers for all three certification tracks: HIV, HCV and Harm Reduction.