Peer Support Approaches for Healthcare Providers Session 2: ONE 2 ONE 2 CARE: Colleagues Aligning to Respond with Empathy

12:00pm - November 16, 2021 | Timezone: US/Eastern
Northeast & Caribbean MHTTC
Registration Deadline: November 9, 2021
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Session Description:

One-to-one peer support programs are becoming more widespread among healthcare institutions and academic medical centers.  The ONE 2 ONE 2 CARE peer support program was developed to train faculty and physicians in peer support techniques to provide one-on-one episodic support for distressed peers who reach out to them as trusted colleagues.  Peer supporters provided on-site real-time support when challenging situations arise. Learn about our experiences and outcomes and how we are now implementing this program with residents.  Come learn about the program’s components, lessons learned, and implementation considerations.  


Chantal Brazeau, M.D. | Professor of Psychiatry and Family Medicine, New Jersey Medical School; Assistant Dean for Faculty Vitality, New Jersey Medical School and Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; Chief Wellness Officer, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences

Dr. Brazeau has over 25 years of experience in the field of health professional well-being. She has taught about well-being and burnout, conducted local and national survey-based studies on medical student, faculty and physician well-being and presented at national and international venues on these topics.  As the inaugural Chief Wellness Officer at Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, she works with school, university and hospital leadership teams to explore and lead the development and implementation of wellness initiatives for faculty and health care providers. 


Ping-Hsin Chen, Ph.D. | Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, New Jersey Medical School  

Dr. Chen is an experienced mixed methods researcher with extensive experience in intervention studies, community service-learning programs, quality assurance, and quality improvement projects, and clinical trials. Dr. Chen is proficient in building and managing secure online surveys and databases and using specialized statistical software packages for data analysis. She has provided quantitative and qualitative analyses and evaluations of several surveys on faculty and health professional well-being. 


Margaret (Peggy) Swarbrick, Ph.D., FAOTA | Research Professor & Associate Director, Center of Alcohol & Substance Use Studies, Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology 

Dr. Swarbrick has worked for over 35 years in a variety of healthcare settings designing and evaluating innovative peer-delivered models and training programs that promote wellness and resilience. She has created an 8-dimensional Wellness Model adopted by behavioral healthcare agencies and state authorities across the country. In addition, she has developed a wellness coaching model and wellness Self-care Programs for a variety of populations including health professionals.  Dr. Swarbrick has published extensively on a wide range of topics including health disparities, the wellness model, and health promotion approaches.