Comprehensive Risk Counseling and Services (CRCS)

CDC's Important Update on CRCS

Comprehensive Risk Counseling Services (CRCS) is a client-centered HIV prevention activity that was originally conceived as a combination of HIV risk reduction counseling and case management focusing primarily on substance abuse treatment, housing stabilization, and mental health services for persons at high risk of acquiring or transmitting HIV. CDC no longer provides face-to-face training for CRCS, but for a limited time these implementation materials will remain available online to support programs that are still offering CRCS services. Agencies that wish to provide a different approach to HIV risk reduction counseling and case management for persons at high risk of acquiring or transmitting HIV may consider CLEAR, ARTAS, or HIV Navigation Services, which are supported by CDC.

Implementation Planning and Program Objectives Tools

Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Key Activities

The materials on this site are designed for HIV/AIDS prevention with persons at risk for acquiring or transmitting HIV. They are meant to be resources used by HIV prevention providers such as health departments and community-based organizations so as to provide the best evidence-based HIV prevention services. These materials are not meant for the general public. They are not meant for children. They are not school-based HIV prevention strategies.

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