The #SafeHandsSafe Hearts Project: An international multi-site, randomized controlled trial of a brief eHealth intervention to increase COVID-19 knowledge and protective behaviors, and reduce pandemic stress among diverse LGBT+ people living in Toronto

Funded by:
International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
Duration:
2021-2024

The #SafeHandsSafe Hearts project was implemented in partnership with Women’s Health in Women’s Hands CHC to test the effectiveness of a peer-delivered eHealth intervention to increase COVID-19 knowledge and protective behaviors and reducing psychological distress during the pandemic. The #SafeHandsSafeHearts project utilized peer counselors ( BA, BSW and MSW interns) who received Motivational Interviewing (MI) and Psychoeducation training prior to delivering 3-session bi-weekly MI-based brief counselling (~45 min-1 hour) to 197 study participants living in Toronto

https://safehandssafehearts.com

https://mfarr-asia.com

The #SafeHandsSafe Hearts Project: An international multi-site, randomized controlled trial of a brief eHealth intervention to increase COVID-19 knowledge and protective behaviors, and reduce pandemic stress among diverse LGBT+ people living in Toronto

Funded by:
International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
Duration:
2021-2024

The #SafeHandsSafe Hearts project was implemented in partnership with Women’s Health in Women’s Hands CHC to test the effectiveness of a peer-delivered eHealth intervention to increase COVID-19 knowledge and protective behaviors and reducing psychological distress during the pandemic. The #SafeHandsSafeHearts project utilized peer counselors ( BA, BSW and MSW interns) who received Motivational Interviewing (MI) and Psychoeducation training prior to delivering 3-session bi-weekly MI-based brief counselling (~45 min-1 hour) to 197 study participants living in Toronto

https://safehandssafehearts.com

https://mfarr-asia.com

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