Building Blocks to Peer Success: A toolkit for training HIV-positive peers to engage PLWHA in care

Authors: Multiple authors from American Red Cross, BU SPH, Center for Health Training, Columbia University, Harlem Hospital, JRI, Kansas City Free Health Clinic, WORLD

Date: 2009

Project: PEER Center

Keywords: HIV/AIDS, Tools and Guides, US- based

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Purpose of this toolkit: to support the training of HIV-positive peers who work to engage and retain people living with HIV in health care.

Primary audiences: experienced trainers and training organizations who can use this toolkit to design, enhance or refine their own training of peers.

Additional uses: Peer supervisors or program directors can use this toolkit to plan a peer training program for newly hired peers or provide continuing education for existing peers.

For an additional 5-day peer training curriculum from the MAI SPNS project, which builds on this toolkit:
Preparing Peers for Success: Peer Core Competency Training for Engaging Out-of-Care or Newly Diagnosed People Living with HIV in Care and Treatment