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Date:
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location:

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This event has been cancelled due to inclement weather, but will be rescheduled. Please check back. Thank you.

ISP Seminar Series: Peer Support as a Strategy for Engaging those Too Often Hardly Reached: General Effectiveness and Key Strategies

Peer support is a broad and robust strategy for reaching groups that health services too often fail to engage. The wide range of audiences and health concerns among which peer support is successful suggests that a basis for its success may be its flexible response to different contexts, including the intended audience, health problems, and setting.

Speakers:

Rebeccah Sokol
Predoctoral Fellow, Center for Developmental Science
Doctoral Student, Department of Health Behavior
UNC Gillings School of Public Health

Ed Fisher
Global Director, Peers for Progress
Professor, Department of Health Behavior
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

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Location information

Brinkhous-Bullitt, room 219

Country:
United States
County:
North Carolina
City:
27599 Chapel Hill
Street:
North Medical Drive 160
Room:
219