One-to-family, or family-to-family support

In some cultures where family values and relationship is extremely important (e.g., Chinese), peer support may need to be provided to the family of a participant in order to facilitate behavioral change. When serving certain populations, peer support for the whole family or their caregivers such as kids with asthma, children with Type 1 diabetes […]

One-on-one individual support

Peer support is provided through one-on-one basis. Delivered through face-to-face or by phone, this offers opportunities for very individualized approaches that are tailored to a participant’s needs.It is often used when a program targets individuals with high needs, who require intense interventions such as individual counseling and frequent follow up.