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Resources to implement peer support, recruit and screen supporters, and scale the program

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Things to consider

Implementation guide  TOOL

This detailed implementation guide from the Betsy Lehman Center for Patient Safety provides a framework for any new peer support program. Download the guide

Work plan  TOOL

This sample work plan includes meetings, tasks and deadlines to keep your efforts organized and on track. Download spreadsheet

Screening peer supporters  tool

Peer supporter agreements  tool

The peer supporter's role should be concise and clearly communicated.

Examples of peer support programs  TOOL

Where will the support program be anchored? Use these examples from several organizations to help guide your decision.

RISE (Resilience In Stressful Events) toolkit  tool

The RISE toolkit preview was developed by Johns Hopkins Hospital to provide an overview of the process for implementing a peer support program. Download the toolkit

Steps for launching a peer support program  tool

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center created this short, step-by-step guide to scaling your program in new departments. Download the checklist