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MEETINGS & DOCUMENTS

 

DENVER HIV RESOURCES PLANNING COUNCIL (DHRPC):

DHRPC meetings are an opportunity for all members to discuss issues currently impacting people living with HIV (PLHIV) in the Denver metro area, share work being done in the committees, receive updates from Denver HIV Resources, explore ways to assist in the fight against HIV on a national scale, and vote on various Planning Council affairs throughout the year.  Meetings are open to the public. 

DHRPC Meeting Calendar

DHRPC Meeting Materials

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COMMITTEE (CEC):

  • Facilitates and plans ongoing Need Assessment listening sessions and focus groups

  • Reviews qualitative and quantitative data assessments

  • Ensures that PLHIV have a role in the Priority Setting process

CEC Meeting Materials

The CEC appreciates hearing feedback from PLHIV.  The link below is a place to voice general concerns that impact how services are provided.

PLHIV Feedback

RULES AND MEMBERSHIP DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE (RMDC):

  • Reviews and revises the DHRPC Bylaws

  • Guides the directive process and submission 

  • Assists in leadership and membership trainings

  • Coordinates new member recruitment, interviews, and member orientation

  • Reviews meeting attendance and council representation

RMDC Meeting Materials

SERVICE STANDARD COMMITTEE (SSC):

  • Reviews the Service Standards which guide providers in the delivery of services

  • Ensures a broad-based community process, including meaningful participation from PLHIV

  • Coordinates with the office of Denver HIV Resources (DHR) to identify Service Standards that require review

SSC Meeting Materials

AGENDA SETTING WORKGROUP (ASW):

  • Meets monthly to create DHRPC meeting agendas

  • Guides committee and agency reports to the full DHRPC

  • Identifies and reviews action items

ASW Meeting Materials

PRIORTITY SETTING AND RESOURCE ALLOCATION PLANNING WORKGROUP (PSRAPW):

  • Identifies training needs of the DHRPC, including service utilization data, service category descriptions, and other data needs

  • Identifies the content and process for the PSRA

  • Coordinates with other workgroups and the DHRPC to identify focus areas for discussion

  • Updates resource documents for trainings and general DHRPC meetings

PSRA Planning Workgroup Materials

AD HOC MEETINGS

  • Additional meetings are provided to satisfy the work demand of the DHRPC

  • These meetings are requested and scheduled as needed

OTHER MATERIALS

The Denver Principles

In 1983, a remarkable group of people attending the 5th Annual Gay and Lesbian Health Conference in Denver, drafted the Denver Principles, a manifesto that continues to empower the lives of PLHIV and marked the beginning the HIV advocacy movement. 

The Denver Principles

DHRPC BYLAWS

The DHRPC has bylaws to explain how the Planning Council operates and fucntions. The Rules and Membership Development Committee is responsible for reviewing and updating this document.

DHRPC Bylaws

SERVICE CATEGORY REVIEW

A Service Category is a provision that is designed to serve a specific need for PLHIV. The link below provides an overview and description of the categories that are prioritized by the DHRPC.

Service Category Definitions and Overview

PRIORITIES AND ALLOCATIONS CERTIFICATIONS

The DHRPC prioritizes and allocates funding percentages to service categories that support PLHIV in the Denver metro area.  The link below will take you to the current and previous PSRA certificates.

PSRA Certificates

SERVICE STANDARDS

Service Standards guide providers in how services are delivered and meet the expectations of the Ryan White Part A program. The Planning Council collaborates with the office of Denver HIV Resources (DHR) to identify standards for review through the Service Standard Committee.

Current Service Standards

DIRECTIVES

The Planning Council may ask for, or provide guidance to, the recipient (DHR) on service models to improve the delivery of services. Directives are meant to meet the priorities of PLHIV.

HRSA Policy Compliance Directive

PLHIV FEEDBACK

The Planning Council appreciates hearing about successes, issues, and points of concern that impact PLHIV. This feedback can be addressed in different ways, including during the review of Service Standards or within Program Guidance notices that are sent  to the system by the office of Denver HIV Resources (DHR).

PLHIV Feedback Form

DHR Program Guidance

ASSESSMENT OF THE EFFICIENCY OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE MECHANISM (AEAM)

Every year, the Planning Council evaluates how efficiently Ryan White Part-A funds are spent. This involves ensuring that the contract and invoice processes are completed in a timely manner. The AEAM provides active directives that promote the welfare of PLHIV in the Denver area.

AEAM Documents

INTEGRATED HIV PREVENTION AND CARE PLAN

In Denver, the development of the Integrated Plan is a collaboration with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment that receives Part B funding. The Integrated Plan is informed by the Statewide Coordinated Statement of Need (SCSN) and the Colorado Strategic HIV/AIDS Strategy (COHAS).  The SCSN and the COHAS support decisions about how to deliver services for PLHIV. 

2021 SCSN

2022-26 COHAS

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

The MOU is developed for the purpose of enhancing collaboration and clarifying responsibilities between the DHRPC and the office of Denver HIV Resources.

Memorandum of Understanding

 

 

PLANNING COUNCIL PRIMER

The Ryan White Part A Planning Council Primer describes the purpose of the Planning Council and explains the essential function of the Ryan White Part A program. The primer is an informative go-to resource for council and community members.

Planning Council Primer

CONFIDENTIAILY, CONFLICT OF INTEREST, AND DISCLOSURE AGREEMENTS

Planning Council members are required to disclose all affiliations when voting on DHRPC matters and may be prohibited from voting on certain affairs if conflicts are present.  Each member must read and sign the Conflict of Interest (COI) form yearly.  Additionally, Confidentiality Agreements must be reviewed and agreed by individual members of the council.

COI  Agreement Form

COI and Disclosure Form

Confidentiality Agreement

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