Best Practices for Integrating Peer Navigators into HIV Models of Care

Authors AIDS United

Date 2015

Keywords CHW models, Financing, Health Equity, HIV/AIDS, Scope of Practice, Tools and Guides, Training and Supervision, US- based

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 navigators to reach vulnerable HIV populations in America. Topics include: initial steps to begin/expand a peer navigation program (identify target populations, best practices checklist, protocols and procedures), strategies to implement and monitor the program (communication, training, documentation), and ways to address the sustainability of the program.