• DSHS HIV/STD Program

    Post Office Box 149347, MC 1873
    Austin, Texas 78714

    Phone: 737-255-4300

    Email the HIV/STD Program

    Email data requests to HIV/STD Program - This email can be used to request data and statistics on HIV, TB, and STDs in Texas. It cannot be used to get treatment or infection history for individuals, or to request information on programs and services. Please do not include any personal, identifying health information in your email such as HIV status, Date of Birth, Social Security Number, etc.

    For treatment/testing history, please contact your local Health Department.

    For information on HIV testing and services available to Persons Living with HIV and AIDS, please contact your local HIV services organization.

THMP Training

Texas HIV Medication Program (THMP)Required Texas HIV Medication Program (THMP) Training for Providers and Internal Staff

CORE TRAINING - The list of required training for the HIV/STD workforce to be completed within the first year of employment.

ARIES Training - AIDS Regional Information and Evaluation System (ARIES) is the system used by DSHS to collect and report data required by HRSA. Training is required for all new users. Visit the ARIES Training page to learn more about ARIES user training requirements. ARIES training must be completed within three months of employment.

DSHS HIPAA and State Privacy Training - The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 is a federal law that protects the privacy of a client's individual identifiable health information. This course must be taken by DSHS workforce members including DSHS employees, interns, volunteers, and contractors working on site at DSHS facilities. DSHS HIPAA and State Privacy Training must be completed within three months of employment.

New AEW Training - Must be completed within three months of employment or at time of first available training. This two-day training includes instruction and coaching to provide ADAP Enrollment workers with the knowledge and tools needed to link Texans living with HIV to medications paid for by the Texas HIV Medication Program.

Regional Calls - A time for workers in the field to ask questions of THMP staff and for THMP staff to share program updates, provide mini-trainings, and offer specialized technical assistance to the regions. ADAP Eligibility Workers, Case Managers, and others who work with clients to submit THMP applications will receive invitations to attend the regional calls. 

AEW Regional Updates (200 Level Training for Established AEWs) - This 1½ day training includes instruction and coaching to provide ADAP Enrollment workers with a deeper understanding of THMP programs (such as SPAP, TIAP, Post-Incarceration, Pharmacy Ordering, Recertification) and Program Updates.

THMP Training Requests

THMP Training may be available in your area. Please complete the THMP Training Request Form [SurveyMonkey] if you have a training need. The THMP Trainer will respond to your request within 1-3 days with more questions or to finalize details of your request. THMP has limited training capacity, and may provide an alternate form of training or provide training on a different timeline than requested.


Texas HIV Medication Program

Texas HIV Medication Program - Documents

Texas HIV Medication Program - Participating Pharmacy Information

Ryan White Eligibility

DSHS Ryan White Part B Eligibility Training & Expectations [TRAIN Texas] - This training reviews the required elements for enrolling a client into Ryan White Part B Services. Differences in expectations between Ryan White Part B and the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) will also be discussed.

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Last updated July 14, 2020