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HIV and Sober Intimacy

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
76095
Program Year/Program:
2005 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
DA018081
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
STATE OF THE ART, INC.
STATE OF THE ART, INC. 2201 WISCONSIN AVE NW WASHINGTON, DC 20007-4143
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Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2005
Title: HIV and Sober Intimacy
Agency: HHS
Contract: 1R43DA018081-01A2
Award Amount: $150,295.00
 

Abstract:

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): State of the Art, Inc is proposing a health education resource titled HIV and Sober Intimate Behavior, which will include an interactive simulation software, a video, a support booklet and a user's guide for professionals. The materials will give adults in treatment or post treatment for substance abuse with skills building information for re-engaging in intimate behavior in a sober context. People in treatment commonly experience depression, low self-esteem, anxiety, anger, isolation and a lack of communication and negotiation skills. It is important to provide people with skills for reengaging in sober social behavior and intimacy, to help them avoid behaviors that place them at risk for HIV infection or transmission. Phase I research will evaluate the creative plans for the videos, booklets, a prototype of the video and a prototype of the simulation to determine feasibility. The research design will include key informant interviews and focus groups. Interviews will be used to develop the message and inform content development. Focus groups will be used to pretest the drafts and will be used to answer questions about whether the materials are: understandable, relevant, attention-getting and memorable, attractive, credible, acceptable to the target audience.

Principal Investigator:

Gerardine Wurzburg
2025370818
OFFICE@STATEART.COM

Business Contact:

Geradine Wurzburg
2025370818
OFFICE@STATEART.COM
Small Business Information at Submission:

State Of The Art, Inc.
State Of The Art, Inc. 4455 Connecticut Ave Nw, Ste B-200 Washington, DC 20008

EIN/Tax ID: 521254647
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No