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March 14, 2017 – Evidence-based practice: effective youth alcohol and drug education

Mentor are determined to bring evidence-based practice to mainstream education. We will do this through the delivery of free regional seminars exploring best practice in prevention and showcasing CAYT quality-assessed programmes for young people. The first Mentor-ADEPIS seminar of 2017, ‘Evidence-based practice: effective youth alcohol and drug education’, was held at Guildhall […]

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September 22, 2016 – Raising the standard: tools and tips to improve alcohol and drug prevention

Mentor is determined to bring evidence-based practice to mainstream education. We are doing this through the delivery of free regional seminars through our Alcohol and Drug Education and Prevention Information Service (ADEPIS), exploring quality assessed programmes by the Centre for Analysis of Youth Transitions (CAYT). On Thursday 22nd September we were […]

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May 19, 2016 – Improving Schools-Based Alcohol and Drugs Education

On Thursday 19th May ADEPIS Programme Manager, Jamila Boughelaf, was invited to speak at the Primary Care and Public Health 2016 Conference in Birmingham. Jamila talked about effective ways to improve school-based alcohol and drug education, ensuring the use and promotion of best practice. On the day it was stressed […]

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March 7, 2016 – Targeted interventions and the case of PreVenture

This year ADEPIS are determined to bring evidence-based practice to mainstream education. We will do this through the delivery of free regional seminars exploring CAYT quality assessed programmes. On Monday 7th March we held the third seminar of the series, which looked at the targeted prevention prgramme PreVenture. Whilst in our previous seminars […]

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October 7, 2015 – Effekt: A parent’s perspective on alcohol education

Mentor are determined to bring evidence-based practice to mainstream education. We will do this through the delivery of free regional seminars exploring best practice in prevention and showcasing CAYT quality-assessed programmes for young people. On Wednesday 7th October we held the second seminar of the series, which looked at Effekt. Effekt (also […]

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December 3, 2015 – Making it work: Systems thinking about prevention

 As part of the work carried out through ADEPIS, Mentor has explored and chronicled the most effective ways to embed evidence-based practice into mainstream education. Our findings conclude that the challenges young people face as they grow up are complex and interlinked, and addressing potential harms before they become damaging […]

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July 7, 2015 – Unplugged: Life-skills for thriving youth

Mentor are determined to bring evidence-based practice to mainstream education. We will do this through the delivery of free regional seminars exploring best practice in prevention and showcasing CAYT quality-assessed programmes for young people. On Tuesday 7th July we held the first seminar of the series, which looked at Unplugged. Unplugged Programme […]

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November 11, 2014 – Engaging parents in alcohol and drug education

On Tuesday 11th November the Alcohol and Drug Education and Prevention Information Service (ADEPIS) was in Leeds to share some useful advice for practitioners willing to better engage parents and families in alcohol and drug education. The day was opened by Helena Conibear, Director of the Alcohol Education Trust who […]

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September 19, 2014 – Ofsted, PSHE education and the new curriculum 2014

On Friday 19th September we held the seventh regional seminar of the ADEPIS series, which looked at Ofsted, PSHE education and the New Curriculum 2014. Following the publication of the new National curriculum, this seminar explored the status and role of PSHE education for the academic year starting in 2014. The […]

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May 19, 2014 – ‘Legal highs’, NPS or ‘New drugs’: What do we need to know?

On Monday 19th May we travelled to Cambridge, where we gathered practitioners from across the country interested in exploring issues related to Novel Psychoactive Substances. Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS), also known as ‘legal highs’, are a group of drugs designed to get around the legal control on illegal drugs. They […]

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