Connecting local responses around the world
Started Dec 5, 2011 0 Replies 0 Likes
Are we smart, safe, stupid….mad?????Thirty years’ experience of HIV and I am hearing and reading the same old insincere language; the same old clichés by the same old top down approach method,…Continue
Posted on December 2, 2011 at 1:40pm 2 Comments 0 Likes
Are we smart, safe, stupid….mad?????
Thirty years’ experience of HIV and I am hearing and reading the same old insincere language; the same old clichés by the same old top down approach method, sprinkled with the very few HIV positive tokens. Are we smart, safe stupid or what?
For thirty years the population has been hearing about the modes of transmission, the vulnerability factors that fuel the continued spread of HIV and for thirty years the majority of the…Continue
Posted on August 29, 2011 at 2:57am 1 Comment 1 Like
I will start this article by first defining SALT; as defined by “Heinemann English Dictionary”; a white compound, sodium chloride (formula NaCL), widely used to flavor and preserve food;…informally “experience” can make one salty.
As a verb we add salt in order to season or preserve food; informally it can be introduced to give a false impression of “value”.
My recent learning experience with youths in “camp blossom” (an opportunity to practice…Continue
Posted on August 15, 2011 at 3:22pm 3 Comments 5 Likes
My experience thus far facilitating S.A.L.T.
Presently I am supporting/stimulating, appreciating, listening, learning and transferring with 29 youths all under 17, the youngest being 12…it is truly amazing to see cold, defensive youths who were severely abused, truly open up when they are asked about their dreams,, hopes, concerns…empathetic listening truly breaks down barriers.
There was this particular beautiful girl child who did not want to speak to me in the…Continue
Posted on July 20, 2011 at 4:54am 1 Comment 1 Like
Disciples of SALT
The skill or art of communication is a two edged sword; similar is the skill or art of empathetic listening; however they are important elements for the SALT agent. If your life, however is not grounded or rather built on the foundation of universal principles that stimulates and facilitates a win/win solution to our many societal and developmental challenges, such as HIV/AIDS all you would be as an agent in the response is just another mercenary, looking out for…Continue
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A very happy birthday!
Good to see here. You were quick to join. I like that.
Like you, I am also passionate about the ACP approach. Your reflections on "Are we human?" is heart warming.
Hope to see you share your thoughts, so that we can continue the discussions, and take forward the T&T response beyond and long after the workshop.
Please see this blog on the learning event in Trinidad.
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