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The Drug Education Forum. [Drug Education Forum] (2012) Learning from life skills programmes in drug education. London: The Drug Education Forum. 8 p. Briefing paper 5

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Life skills education is an interactive process of teaching and learning which is being adopted around the world as a means of empowering young people.

Life skills education is synonymous with good PSHE education and has been shown to increase the likelihood that young people avoid the harms that drugs and alcohol can do.

The paper looks specifically at two programmes, Life Skills Training and Unplugged, examining the evidence for effectiveness and the content and processes that they share.


Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Other
Drug Type:Alcohol or other drugs in general
Intervention Type:AOD prevention, Psychosocial treatment method, Education and training
Source:Drug Education Forum
Date:March 2012
Pages:8 p.
Publisher:The Drug Education Forum
Corporate Creators:The Drug Education Forum
Place of Publication:London
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
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Subjects:J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Prevention approach > Prevention through information and education
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health-related prevention > Health information and education
N Communication, information and education > Education and training > affective and interpersonal education
N Communication, information and education > Education and training > affective and interpersonal education > skills building
N Communication, information and education > Education by subject > AOD education
F Concepts in psychology > Skills > Coping skills

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