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Advanced LifeSkills Training

Advanced LifeSkills Training (LST) is a school-based substance misuse prevention programme designed to help young people avoid tobacco, alcohol and drug abuse.
  • Evidence rating: 3+
  • Cost rating: 1
  • Child outcomes:
    Preventing substance abuse
    Preventing risky sexual behaviour & teen pregnancy
  • UK provision: Yes
  • Age group:
    Preadolesecents
    Adolescents
  • Delivery model: Group
  • Setting:
    Primary school
    Secondary school
    Community centre
  • Classification:
    Universal

All Stars (Core and Core with Plus)

All Stars is a universal programme for children between the ages of 8 and 14 years. The primary goal of the programme is to prevent or delay risky behaviours, specifically substance misuse and anti-social behaviour.
  • Evidence rating: 2
  • Cost rating: 1
  • Child outcomes:
    Enhancing school achievement & employment
    Preventing substance abuse
  • UK provision: Yes
  • Age group:
    Primary school
    Preadolesecents
    Adolescents
  • Delivery model: Group
  • Setting:
    Primary school
    Secondary school
  • Classification:
    Universal

Child First

Child First is a home-based, therapeutic intervention targeting young children at risk of emotional problems, developmental delay, and abuse and neglect.
  • Evidence rating: 3
  • Cost rating: 5
  • Child outcomes:
    Enhancing school achievement & employment
    Preventing crime, violence and antisocial behaviour
  • UK provision: No
  • Age group:
    Infants
    Toddlers
  • Delivery model: Home visiting
  • Setting:
    Home
    Children's centre or early-years setting
  • Classification:
    Targeted indicated

Child-Parent Psychotherapy

Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) is a psychoanalytic intervention targeting mothers and preschool children (aged three to five) who may have experienced trauma or abuse (eg domestic violence), or are otherwise at risk of an insecure attachment and/or other behavioural and emotional problems.
  • Evidence rating: 3+
  • Cost rating: NA
  • Child outcomes:
    Supporting children's mental health and wellbeing
    Preventing crime, violence and antisocial behaviour
  • UK provision: No
  • Age group:
    Preschool
  • Delivery model: Individual
  • Setting:
    Home
    Children's centre or early-years setting
    Primary school
    Secondary school
    Sixth-form or FE college
    Community centre
    In-patient health setting
    Out-patient health setting
  • Classification:
    Targeted indicated

Circle of Security (Group)

Circle of Security (COS) was developed to increase attachment security among socially disadvantaged children between the ages of one and five.
  • Evidence rating: 2
  • Cost rating: 2
  • Child outcomes:
    Supporting children's mental health and wellbeing
  • UK provision: No
  • Age group:
    Toddlers
    Preschool
  • Delivery model: Group
  • Setting:
    Children's centre or early-years setting
    In-patient health setting
    Out-patient health setting
  • Classification:
    Targeted selective

Dare to be You

Dare to be You (DTBY) aims to reduce the likelihood of adolescent substance misuse by promoting family resilience in at-risk families with a child between the ages of two and five years old.
  • Evidence rating: 2+
  • Cost rating: NA
  • Child outcomes:
    Enhancing school achievement & employment
    Preventing crime, violence and antisocial behaviour
  • UK provision: No
  • Age group:
    Toddlers
    Preschool
  • Delivery model: Group
  • Setting:
    Children's centre or early-years setting
    Primary school
    Secondary school
    Sixth-form or FE college
    Community centre
  • Classification:
    Targeted selective

Empowering Parents, Empowering Communities

Empowering Parents, Empowering Communities (EPEC) is for disadvantaged families experiencing behavioural difficulties with a child between the ages of two and 11.
  • Evidence rating: 3
  • Cost rating: 1
  • Child outcomes:
    Preventing crime, violence and antisocial behaviour
  • UK provision: Yes
  • Age group:
    Toddlers
    Preschool
  • Delivery model: Group
  • Setting:
    Children's centre or early-years setting
    Primary school
    Secondary school
    Community centre
    Out-patient health setting
  • Classification:
    Targeted indicated

FRIENDS for Life (health-led)

FRIENDS for Life is part of a suite of FRIENDS programmes (including Fun FRIENDS and FRIENDS for Youth), which aim to improve resilience (or coping) skills in children and reduce anxiety and improve mental health and wellbeing.
  • Evidence rating: 3
  • Cost rating: 1
  • Child outcomes:
    Supporting children's mental health and wellbeing
  • UK provision: Yes
  • Age group:
    Primary school
    Preadolesecents
  • Delivery model: Group
  • Setting:
    Primary school
    Secondary school
    Out-patient health setting
  • Classification:
    Universal

FRIENDS for Youth

FRIENDS for Youth is part of a suite of FRIENDS programmes (including Fun FRIENDS and FRIENDS for Life), which aim to improve resilience (or coping) skills in children and reduce anxiety and improve mental health and wellbeing.
  • Evidence rating: 3
  • Cost rating: 1
  • Child outcomes:
    Supporting children's mental health and wellbeing
  • UK provision: Yes
  • Age group:
    Preadolesecents
    Adolescents
  • Delivery model: Group
  • Setting:
    Secondary school
    Out-patient health setting
  • Classification:
    Targeted selective

Family Check-up for Children

The Family Check-up (FCU) for Children is a strengths-based, family-centred intervention that motivates parents to use parenting practices to support child competence, mental health and risk reduction.
  • Evidence rating: 3+
  • Cost rating: 2
  • Child outcomes:
    Preventing crime, violence and antisocial behaviour
  • UK provision: No
  • Age group:
    Toddlers
  • Delivery model: Individual
  • Setting:
    Home
    Secondary school
    Community centre
    In-patient health setting
    Out-patient health setting
  • Classification:
    Targeted selective