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Digital Story: Los Pares Cambian Las Vidas – Peers Change Lives

This video tells the story of one peer and one client who worked together to build a healing relationship to improve the client’s well-being and adherence to HIV treatment. In their own words, the peer and client relate how the client was restored to care and regained hope for the future. (In [...]


Building the capacity of HIV peer educators to be part of the health care team

The PEER Center team presented this seminar at the US conference on AIDS, Sept. 18 – 21, 2008 in Miami Beach, FL. In this 3-hour seminar, trainers, including a former peer advocate, demonstrated how to build peer skills on adherence to HIV treatment, peer counseling, and navigating the health [...]


Strategies for Supervising HIV Peers

HIV-positive peers who work to retain PLWHA in care and treatment and who may have experienced life challenges similar to those of their clients have unique needs for supervision and support. Effective peer supervision calls for supervisors to develop a highly supportive supervisory style that borro [...]


Best Practices for Integrating Peer Navigators into HIV Models of Care

A report by AIDS United. Presents lessons learned from three AIDS United peer navigation program initiatives: Positive Charge (2010-2014), Retention in Care (2012-2016), and the Access to Care Social Innovation Fund Initiative (2010-2015). Offers ways to successfully and efficiently integrate peer n [...]


Training peers to support clients in HIV care and treatment

As the role of peers in HIV care and treatment has become increasingly valuable, so has the need for comprehensive training materials. The PEER Center and the Peer Education Training Sites have developed a toolkit, Building Blocks to Peer Success, to assist trainers and program directors in planning [...]


Models for Integrating Peers into HIV/AIDS care and treatment

The Peer Education Initiative conducted a HRSA-sponsored webcast on December 16th, 2008 entitled “Models for Integrating Peers into HIV/AIDS Care and Treatment.” The webcast focused on three successful peer program models and touched on several topics including peer roles and responsibil [...]


COVID-19: Flexibility for States: Medicaid and CHIP Programs

Part of the Catalyst Center COVID-19 Resource Series.  The public health emergency resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic has real implications for state Title V programs as well as families raising children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN). State programs like Medicaid/CHIP and Titl [...]

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