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Support toolkit for people living with HIV and/or Hepatitis C

This toolkit provides practical guidance and tools to assist community based organizations or groups to deliver social and emotional peer support services to people living with HIV and/or hepatitis (Hep C).

It includes four parts:

  1. Getting Started: a guide to develop and deliver peer support services
  2. Training Peer Mentors: facilitation guide
  3. Becoming a Peer Mentor: participant training guide
  4. Peer Mentor Policy and Procedure Handbook

In addition there is a module on stigma that is currently separate from the rest of the toolkit. This is Module 12a: HIV-related stigma and Module 12b: Hep C-related stigma.

This toolkit is intended to support the development or enhancement of social and emotional peer support services for people living with HIV and/or Hep C in the Interior Health Region of BC. The Interior Region includes East Kootenay, Kootenay Boundary, Okanagan and Thompson Cariboo Shuswap.

Other information

Reproduction of this Toolkit: Permission to duplicate or adapt this toolkit must be sought through Interior Health Authority, HIV and Health Outreach Program, Population Health. Contact the IH HIV and Health Outreach Program

Editable Templates: Form and certificate templates in editable word documents are available by request. Please email the IH HIV and Health Outreach Program, Population Health.

Editable Handbook: Part 4, the peer mentor policy and procedure handbook is available by request as an editable word document. Please email the IH HIV and Health Outreach Program, Population Health.

© Interior Health 2018. All rights reserved. No part of this Toolkit may be used, reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, modified or made available on a network, used to make derivative works, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without prior written permission from Interior Health.

 

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