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Tools for Monitoring & Evaluating HIV Peer Programs

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

Date: 2011

Project: PEER Center

Keywords: HIV/AIDS, Supportive Services

How do I know my peer program is working? Wednesday, January 26, 2011, ET
Peers living with HIV/AIDS play an essential role in engaging HIV-positive individuals in care and treatment. This webcast is intended for organizations and individuals interested in learning about methods to document the impact of peer services on HIV care and treatment. Evaluators working in clinics and community-based organizations discuss strategies and tools for monitoring, evaluating, and disseminating information about peer programs.

Strategies for Supervising HIV Peers

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

Date: 2011

Project: PEER Center

Keywords: HIV/AIDS, Supportive Services

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 borrows from mental health counseling, social work and supervision. This webcast provides strategies for supportive and clinical approaches for supervising peers in the workplace. Panelists discuss case examples addressing issues such as managing peer-client relationships, working with peers as part of a multidisciplinary team and supporting peer development.

Webinar: Understanding the Basics–Medicaid & CHIP and Building Partnerships among Stakeholders

Authors: Dworetzky, B.A., Honberg, L., Davis, M.

Date: 2012

Project: The Catalyst Center

Keywords: Medicaid/CHIP

Learn how different systems define children with special health care needs, the basics of Medicaid and CHIP, and different kinds of partnerships between Title V and Medicaid/CHIP.

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.