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The concept of peer support is different from other facets of social support owing to the fact that the stakeholders involved are persons undergoing the same problem. It can also be facilitated by persons, who have undergone the same problem in the past or even persons who are still recovering from past addictions. This is an important aspect of peer support program given that fact that it ensures that there is a harmonious relationship between the peers themselves.
There are various theories that have been provided to give explanations and support peer support programs as fundamental clinical processes. These theories include. the Helper-therapy principle. experimental knowledge as well as social comparison, which are psycho-social processes that created a platform for the peer support programs (Pearson et al 2012). This discussion will focus on the comparison and provision of contrast between the various aspects of peer support programs. It will also provide a report in regard to the student’s assessment of peer support meeting that was recently attended.
There are various models of peer support programs such as. the Cognitive-behavioral model, 12-step facilitation program, motivational, matrix model, therapeutic model as well as the model of community reinforcement together with contingency management (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books n.d). These modes of peer support programs usually exhibit aspects of similarities and differences as discussed below.
The first most commonly used peer program approach is the 12-step facilitation dimension. this method is imperative as it allows peers to comprehend and apply the Alcoholic Anonymous Principles (San & Martinez 2007). This is achieved through a process of 12-steps in order to achieve complete abstinence and get engaged in various community twelve-based distinct teams. This specific method of peer support program