A model for peer‐led work

William Miller (William Miller is Senior Health Promotion Officer at Fife Health Promotion Department, Fife, Scotland)
Lorna MacGilchrist (Lorna MacGilchrist was, until recently, Special Projects Officer at Fife Health Promotion Department, Fife, Scotland)

Health Education

ISSN: 0965-4283

Publication date: 1 April 1996

Abstract

Describes a pilot peer education project based at Fife Health Promotion Department, which began in April 1993. The project had funding for three years and was supported by Fife Health Care, Fife Health Board and the Health Education Board for Scotland. Describes how the project team devised a model to clarify the aims and objectives of the project, given that there is no affiliated body to provide guidelines, and that there is a lack of documentation concerning thorough evaluation and the plethora of meanings associated with peer‐led work. The model will make it easier to document the processes involved for the purposes of evaluation. Outlines the rationale behind the model and describes how the model provides a core framework for other peer work.

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Citation

Miller, W. and MacGilchrist, L. (1996), "A model for peer‐led work", Health Education, Vol. 96 No. 2, pp. 24-29. https://doi.org/10.1108/09654289610109334

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MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 1996, MCB UP Limited

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