What are the key issues you need to plan for when hiring a peer worker? This example from Canada gives you tools to measure success as well as effective training of peer supporters and how to build in sustainability
A case study examination of how mental health services have developed and grown peer support
This set of slides includes case studies of peer support programmes. It includes an example of a monitoring dashboard as well as indicators of sustainability, such as training and supervision of peer supporters.
These slides set out learning from 14 peer support programmes for people with diabetes from various countries. It looks at the key issues these programmes faced when it came to selecting and retaining peers, the scope and length of peer training, ongoing supervision, training intensity and local issues. The slides do not propose solutions to these issues, it only identifies them.
This resource provides three examples of evaluations of peer support programmes for people with diabetes. The examples are from the US, Australia and China. They give examples of how they evaluated their programmes and what they measured.
This set of PowerPoint slides details a study and evaluation of peer group sessions for people with diabetes in Australia. It describes what it found to be the key functions of the programme, challneges of running a group and key conclusions.
This resource contains the powerpoints and handouts for a seminar that looks at training peer leaders and evaluating training outcomes. The resource also includes information specific to peer support for african americans with diabetes, roleplay scripts, template active listening skills evaluation form and template questionnaires.
This resource provides short case studies of evaluations which show how peer support can help to meet the needs of people with diabetes in the community and in healthcare facilities.
These slides from a webinar set out a step by step guide on how to evaluate a peer support project using case studies to illustrate how the process works. The slides also show the importance of evaluating peer support, the components of an evaluation plan for peer programmes, tools to help measure peer services and ways to share evaluation findings.
These slides discuss how to find and recruit peer workers in an HIV peer support programme. The slides touch on the components of retention and potential challenges with this. The slides include case studies that show what different programmes have done to address these issues and have a sustainable flow of peer support workers.