Building Blocks to Peer Program Success
A toolkit for developing HIV peer programs
Purpose of this toolkit: to support organizations and communities who work with peers to effectively engage and retain PLWHA in care and treatment.
Primary audiences: directors/managers, supervisors of social services, clinic managers and medical directors, nurses and case managers, state and county health officials in charge of HIV program dollars, planning councils, consumer advisory committees and anyone interested in building, enhancing or incorporating peers into a program
Additional uses: Organizations can review and select relevant sections based on their program’s needs and use the tools and resources available.
- Read more A : Example of peer program plan (PDF)
- Read more B : Program scenario 1 (PDF): Peers working to improve access to care and treatment in a clinic
- Read more C : Program scenario 2 (PDF): Peers working to engage HIV-positive individuals in support services in a community-based organization
- Read more D: Program scenario 3 (PDF): AIDS Service Organization to support and link HIV-positive patients in care and treatment
- 6.1 Administrative supervision (PDF)
- Read More A: The coaching model for administrative supervision (PDF)
- Read More B: Example 1: Goal-setting framework for peer programs that outreach to clients... (PDF)
- Read More C: Example 2: Goal-setting framework for peer program working with providers... (PDF)
- Read More D: Understanding boundaries in peer-client relationships (PDF)
- 6.2 Supportive supervision (PDF)
- Read More A: The coaching model for supportive supervision (PDF)
- Read More B: Troubleshooting difficult cases and supporting peer efforts (PDF)
- Read More C: Recognizing and addressing countertransference (PDF)
- Read More D: Tasks and tools for developing a supportive approach (PDF)
- Read More E: Peer support groups and structured group supervision (PDF)
- 6.3 Clinical supervision (PDF)
- Read More: Differences between program evaluation and quality assurance... (PDF)
- 7.1 Choosing the outcomes to measure (PDF)
- 7.2 Logic models for peer programs (PDF)
- 7.3 Data collection methods (PDF)
- 7.4 Analyzing and disseminating evaluation results (PDF)
- 7.5 Evaluation and resource planning (PDF)
- 7.6 Protection of human subjects and evaluation (PDF)
Request the toolkit on CD
Although the PEER Center project has ended, CDs are still available. You may request a copy of the Building Blocks to Peer Program Success toolkit on CD to be mailed to you by filling out the Peer Program Development Toolkit form.
Suggested citation: Health & Disability Working Group, Boston University School of Public Health. (2009). Building Blocks to Peer Program Success: Peer program development toolkit. Retrieved from http://peer.hdwg.org/program_dev
Funding for this toolkit is through the Health Resources and Services Administration's HIV/AIDS Bureau, which is a program within the federal U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Funding is through the Minority AIDS Initiative.