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Supervising peers who support clients in HIV care and treatment (Part 1)

Authors Fizek, L., Downes, A., Miles, L.

Date 2009

Project PEER Center

Keywords HIV/AIDS, Supportive Services

This webcast is the first of a two-part seminar. It is designed as an introduction to approaches for supervising peers. It will describe three distinct areas of supervision which together can help peers to thrive in the workplace. It will include case examples consisting of issues that are common for peers working in the field of supporting clients: boundaries, confidentiality and integrating peers into the health care team.

Recruiting, Hiring and Supporting Peers

Authors Rajabiun, S., Slovacek, S., Brosnan, E., Riordan, M., Turner, D.

Date 2009

Project PEER Center

Keywords HIV/AIDS, Supportive Services

This Webcast will help participants learn to identify strategies for recruiting and hiring peers including what qualifications to look for, how to conduct interviews, how to orient and train peers prior to working with clients, and how to introduce and retain peers as part of the health care team.

The Roles of Peers in HIV Care and Treatment

Authors Rajabiun, S., Colson, P., Miles, L., Peterson, J., Eddens, S., Young, S.

Date 2009

Project PEER Center

Keywords HIV/AIDS, Supportive Services

This webcast is intended for anyone interested in learning about the roles of peers in providing HIV care and treatment. Peers working in clinics and community-based organizations will discuss their work and activities with clients and HIV providers.

Supervising peers who support clients in HIV care and treatment (Part 2)

Authors Rajabiun, S, Fizek, L., Downes, A., Miles, L.

Date 2009

Project PEER Center

Keywords HIV/AIDS, Supportive Services

This webcast is the second of a two-part seminar (started in the Oct. 7 webcast) that will discuss supportive and clinical approaches for supervising peers in the workplace. Case examples will be discussed addressing issues such as managing peer-client relationships and transference/counter-transference. Participants are encouraged to bring case examples from their own organizational settings.

Models for Integrating Peers into HIV/AIDS care and treatment

Authors Rajabiun, S., Colson, P., Neville, S., Jackson, A.

Date 2008

Project PEER Center

Keywords HIV/AIDS, Supportive Services

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 responsibilities, program structure, recruitment and retention, supervision, support, challenges, and outcomes.