Peer to peer programs

A guide to peer support programs on post-secondary campuses

3 HM | HC A GUIDE TO PEER SUPPORT PROGRAMS ON POST-SECONDARY CAMPUSES Nine areas for consideration There are many areas that may be considered in the implementation of a peer support program. This guide identifies nine areas for consideration: model,

November 15th,2019

Strategy 4 - Peer Support Programs

peer counseling in Maryland and Missouri with clinics that did not offer counseling found a significantly higher rate of breastfeeding initiation in clinics with counseling.47,48 Peer support is Strategy 4. Peer Support Programs Definition The goal of peer support is to encourage and support pregnant and breastfeeding women.

November 15th,2019

Cross-Age Peer Mentorship Programs in Schools

Cross-Age Peer Mentorship Programs in Schools Cross-age peer programs provide growth and learning opportunities for both mentors and mentees, resulting in a “double impact” that is appealing to schools and districts attempting to support students with limited financial and community resources.

November 15th,2019

BREASTFEEDING PEER COUNSELORS: A SUCCESSFUL PROGRAM …

agencies nationwide.29 Of the programs that do have access to a peer counselor, the peer counselor is often working part-time and is not able to assist every individual in need. There is a great deal of variation across different states in the proportion of local agencies that operate a peer counseling program, from a low of 11% to a high of ...

November 15th,2019

A guide to peer support programs on post-secondary campuses

3 HM | HC A GUIDE TO PEER SUPPORT PROGRAMS ON POST-SECONDARY CAMPUSES Nine areas for consideration There are many areas that may be considered in the implementation of a peer support program. This guide identifies nine areas for consideration: model,

November 15th,2019

Peer Program Toolkit - McGill University

The Peer Programs in Higher Education section provides a brief introduction to the role of peer programs within post-secondary institutions. The section on Starting a Peer Program is primarily intended for those looking to develop their own peer program at McGill, but could also be …

November 15th,2019

Developing a Peer Support Policy

Employees in first responder organizations can benefit from the hope and recovery that peer support programs can provide. Workplace-based peer support brings trained peer support workers who are occupationally aware and may have lived experience of mental health challenges together with peers who themselves are going through challenges.

November 15th,2019

Building an Effective Peer Support Program

base of peer mentors will significantly increase services. It is interesting to note that in addition to the peer programs in most CILs, over one-third of major corporations in the United States and all branches of the armed forces have established formal mentoring programs (Smith, Howard, & Harrington, 2005).

November 15th,2019

Best Practices Identified for Peer Support Programs

Peer-to-peer programs are those that use peer support as a primary intervention for healthy to recently distressed individuals. In a formalized peer-to-peer program, the peer providing the support has received some level of training and has access to more intensive support resources.4 Although peer

November 15th,2019

Models for Success

The advantage of peer support interventions is that, if well-designed, they can be as effective as they are economical. For example, peer support interventions have been found to reduce Building Peer Support Programs to Manage Chronic Disease: Seven Models for Success| 7 …