The importance of evidence-based practice
Evidence is important because it helps us assess the impact and effectiveness of our work. When it comes to interventions for young people and children, evidence helps us to establish what types of programmes are most effective and can make a positive impact on the lives of our beneficiaries.
Prevention through evidence-based programmes
Mentor advocates for evidence-based programmes that have been proven to change young people’s attitudes and behaviour to alcohol and drugs and to (re)engage them in education, training volunteering and work.
Below is a selection of evidence-based prevention programmes that have been evaluated by Mentor-ADEPIS and/or the Centre for Analysis of Youth Transitions (CAYT). Use the tags to search for specific programme types.