Chapter 10: Integrating peer health navigators into healthcare settings

In this chapter, we explore issues related to integrating peer health navigators onto teams in healthcare settings such as hospitals and clinics.

Chapter 10: Integrating peer health navigators into healthcare settings (PDF)

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Programming resources and tools

The following resources can be used to support the integration of peer health navigators onto teams in healthcare settings such as hospitals and clinics. Where a resource addresses a specific recommendation from the chapter, the recommendation number is provided.

General

Integrating peers into HIV care and treatment teams: Lessons learned from the Peer Education and Training Sites/Resource and Evaluation Center (PETS/REC) Initiative 2005-2010

Peer Education and Training Sites/Resource and Evaluation Center (PETS/REC) Initiative

This report provides an overview of activities and lessons learned from the Peer Education and Training Sites/Resource and Evaluation Center (PETS/REC) Initiative in the United States, which supported organizations integrating peer support into HIV care and treatment work.

Integration onto healthcare teams

Description of services

Vancouver Coastal Health

This document outlines the roles and responsibilities of Vancouver Coastal Health and the Positive Living Society of British Columbia for their peer navigation services program. (supports recommendation 2)