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Training peers to support clients in HIV care and treatment

Authors Rajabiun, S., Ruiz, J., Bower, B., Tobias, C.

Date 2010

Project PEER Center

Keywords HIV/AIDS, Supportive Services

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 a peer training for newly hired peers or providing continuing education for existing peers. This Webcast gives participants an overview of the content and organization of the toolkit as well as a brief introduction on how to use the toolkit to plan and organize training.

Integrating Peers into HIV Care and Treatment

Authors Rajabiun, S., Colson, P., Neville, S., Eddens, S.

Date 2010

Project PEER Center

Keywords HIV/AIDS, Supportive Services

Peers living with HIV/AIDS play an essential role in engaging HIV-positive individuals in care and treatment. The unique nature of that role brings with it special considerations when integrating peers as part of the health care team. This Webcast helps participants learn to identify peer roles and responsibilities, develop training and supervision systems, and monitor and evaluate peer contributions to HIV services.

HIV Resistance: The Intersection between Treatment and Prevention

Authors Rajabiun, S., Fizek, L., Patterson, B., Ruiz, J.

Date 2010

Project PEER Center

Keywords HIV/AIDS

This webcast provides an overview of HIV drug resistance, its role in transmitting resistant HIV virus, and what clients and peers need to know about it. The webcast will also include an overview of the role of HIV biomedical interventions in reducing risk of HIV transmission.

Continuing Education for Peers: Disclosure

Authors Rajabiun, S., Tobias, C., Neville, S., Downes, A., Miles, L., Riley, J.

Date 2010

Project PEER Center

Keywords HIV/AIDS, Supportive Services

This webcast is the first of a two-part continuing education series for HIV positive peers and their supervisors. The Webcast includes speakers with extensive experience in training and supervising peers to work with clients around disclosure.

Evaluating peer services in HIV care and treatment

Authors Rajabiun, S., Franks, J., Loscher-Hudson, B.

Date 2010

Project PEER Center

Keywords HIV/AIDS, Supportive Services

Evaluators working in clinics and community-based organizations will discuss strategies and tools for monitoring, evaluating, and disseminating information about peer programs. The webcast included speakers from three programs: PEER Center, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston; MAPACT Project, Columbia University in New York City, NY; Missouri AIDS Alliance, Kansas City Free Health Clinic in Kansas City, MO