Peer to Peer Support Course
Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
Describe what peer-to-peer support is and three unique benefits of offering it to NICU parents.
What is peer-to-peer support? (for short,"peer support")
How does it differ from the support provided by social workers and mental health professionals?
How does it benefit families?
What is the research that supports peer support?
Describe two different models of providing peer support.
What are the different models?
What are the advantages/disadvantages of each?
Identify three principles of starting and sustaining a peer support program.
Who will be the champion of the peer support program
What services will be offered?
What do you need to know about the role of peer mentors
Identify three Potentially Better Practices for providing peer support.
What is the value of having a paid parent coordinator?
How can we involve the whole family?
How can peer support programs collaborate with NICU staff
*Completing this course will provide the participant with 1 CEU or 1 CME based on licensure
Enroll for CEU Credit
Enroll for CME Credit
National Perinatal Association