Posts Tagged evidence based programmes

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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Second Step

The Second Step programme is a universal, classroom-based intervention designed to increase students’ school success, improve peer relationships, and decrease problem behaviors by promoting social-emotional competence and self-regulation. It teaches skills that strengthen students’ ability to learn, have empathy, manage their emotions and behaviors and solve problems. This evidence-based programme […]

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Unplugged UK – reflections from the first UK pilot run by Mentor

With the delivery of the Unplugged programme now well underway, we are keen to share our own, and participants’ experience. The Unplugged UK pilot started in September 2015, with the recruitment of 10 secondary education institutions (including mainstream secondary schools, Special Needs schools and Pupil Referral Units). To present, Mentor […]

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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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Mentor ADEPIS joins expert meeting with UNESCO, UNODC and WHO

Mentor’s efforts to promote evidence-based practice through the Alcohol and Drug Education and Prevention Information Service (ADEPIS) have been recognised at an international level. We were recently given an exciting opportunity to share examples of good practice from Mentor ADEPIS and contribute to the development of new international guidance at a […]

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Unplugged – Join the first UK pilot today!

Registration for the Unplugged pilot is now closed. Mentor is in the final phase of a UK pilot of the Unplugged programme in secondary schools and Pupil Referral Units in Salford, Staffordshire and the Greater Manchester area. Learn more about Unplugged Find out more about the programme delivery and evaluation in this blog post. […]

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Vacancy: Project Officer – Unplugged

Job Title:  Project Officer – Unplugged Salary:  £24,000 (pro rata) Employment Term:  10 months fixed term September 2015 to June 2016 – 4 days per week Team:  Programmes Location: London Mentor is looking for an experienced and self-motivated project officer to co-ordinate the Unplugged programme and maintain effective communication with all […]

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Press release: Supporting children and young people’s transitions through risk prevention

Mentor received joint Government funding for an additional year to further embed expert advice and develop evidence-based tools for local practice in prevention and education. As part of the Alcohol and Drug Education and Prevention Information Service (ADEPIS),  Mentor will be managing and further developing the Centre for Analysis of […]

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International Resource Finder – Mentor International

Mentor International’s new International Resource Finder is for anyone working with young people to easily and quickly find materials to help them in their work. This interactive tool features more than 100 evidence-informed resources from a variety of leading organisations across the world committed to drug prevention. We hope that […]

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DOs and DON’Ts of alcohol and drug education

Effective alcohol and drug education develops pupils’ skills, knowledge, values and attitudes helping them build resilience to address and overcome difficult situations. What works and what doesn’t work in alcohol and drug education: DOs An effective programme of alcohol and drug education: is needs-led and age-appropriate, putting the pupil at […]

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