Posts Tagged vulnerable pupils

March 27, 2014 – Understanding your pupils’ needs

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 promising programmes for young people. On Thursday 27th March the Alcohol and Drug Education and Prevention Information Service was in Bristol to discuss […]

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Addressing youth violence and gangs

This Home Office advice is for leaders, their senior teams and staff that are in schools or colleges affected by gangs or low-level youth violence. School and college leaders should be able to: develop skills and knowledge to resolve conflict as part of the curriculum; challenge aggressive behaviour in ways […]

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Alcohol Education Trust resources

The following resources are available free of charge from the Alcohol Education Trust   Online resources A website designed specifically for those teachers and professionals requiring lesson plans, film clips, worksheets and facts on alcohol along with guidance and recommendations for implementing alcohol education under six specific topics: Assessing knowledge Effects […]

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Disengaged from school, engaged with drugs and alcohol?

This set of papers ‘Thinking Prevention’ will help those involved in drug and alcohol education and prevention to set out a clear public health case for their work. Key Messages: Disengagement from school, including truancy and exclusion, is linked to drug and alcohol use and other risky health behaviours. Absence […]

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Drugs, alcohol and youth crime: Counting the cost

This set of papers ‘Thinking Prevention’ will help those involved in drug and alcohol education and prevention to set out a clear public health case for their work. Key Messages Young people who drink regularly, smoke and/or take illegal drugs have a higher risk of becoming involved in anti-social behaviour […]

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Alcohol, drugs and sexual health: Tackling under-18 conceptions

This set of papers ‘Thinking Prevention’ will help those involved in drug and alcohol education and prevention to set out a clear public health case for their work. Key Messages: The majority of young women who conceive under the age of 18 have not planned to do so, and young […]

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Unplugged

What is Unplugged? Unplugged is an evidence-based programme designed to equip young people with specific skills and resources that they need to resist social influences and to support knowledge about drugs and their adverse health consequences. The programme is designed for 12-14 year olds and consists of 12 one-hour units […]

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RisKit programme

The RisKit programme was developed by the University of Kent, KCA and Kent County Council, usng a combination of participatory consultation with young people and a review of existing research. School pupils at ages 14–16 years were screened to identify those at risk, and were invited to attend two generic […]

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