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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:
    Preadolescents
    Adolescents
  • Delivery model: Group
  • Setting:
    Secondary school
    Out-patient health setting
  • Classification:
    Targeted selective

Families and Schools Together

Families and Schools Together (FAST) is a multi-family group approach designed to build protective factors for children. The programme’s key objective is to build stronger families and communities. This community strengthening programme is based on the social ecological theory of child development, family systems theory, family stress theory, attachment theory, and social learning theory.
  • Evidence rating: 2+
  • Cost rating: 1
  • Child outcomes:
    Enhancing school achievement & employment
  • UK provision: Yes
  • Age group:
    Primary school
  • Delivery model: Group
  • Setting:
    Primary school
  • Classification:
    Targeted selective

Families and Schools Together Preschool

Families and Schools Together (FAST) Preschool is a group-based intervention for parents of a preschool child who wish to support their child and become more engaged in their community. It can operate at a universal level, but is more frequently provided on a targeted basis to families where there is an elevated risk of child behavioural problems.
  • Evidence rating: 2
  • Cost rating: NA
  • Child outcomes:
    Preventing crime, violence and antisocial behaviour
  • UK provision: Yes
  • Age group:
    Preschool
  • Delivery model: Group
  • Setting:
    Children's centre or early-years setting
    Primary school
    Community centre
  • Classification:
    Universal

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

Family Foundations

Family Foundations (FF) is a group-based programme for couples expecting their first child, delivered any time during the mother’s pregnancy.
  • Evidence rating: 4
  • Cost rating: 1
  • Child outcomes:
    Supporting children's mental health and wellbeing
    Enhancing school achievement & employment
    Preventing crime, violence and antisocial behaviour
  • UK provision: Yes
  • Age group:
    Perinatal
  • Delivery model: Group
  • Setting:
    Sixth-form or FE college
    Community centre
    Out-patient health setting
  • Classification:
    Universal

Family Nurse Partnership

Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) is a home-visiting programme for young mothers expecting their first child.
  • Evidence rating: 4+
  • Cost rating: 5
  • Child outcomes:
    Supporting children's mental health and wellbeing
    Preventing child maltreatment
    Enhancing school achievement & employment
    Preventing crime, violence and antisocial behaviour
    Preventing substance abuse
    Preventing obesity and promoting healthy physical development
  • UK provision: Yes
  • Age group:
    Perinatal
  • Delivery model: Home visiting
  • Setting:
    Home
  • Classification:
    Targeted selective

Fun FRIENDS

Fun FRIENDS is part of a suite of FRIENDS programmes (including Friends for Life 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: 2
  • Cost rating: 1
  • Child outcomes:
    Supporting children's mental health and wellbeing
  • UK provision: Yes
  • Age group:
    Preschool
    Primary school
  • Delivery model: Group
  • Setting:
    Primary school
    Out-patient health setting
  • Classification:
    Universal

Functional Family Therapy

Functional Family Therapy (FFT) is for young people between 10 and 18 years involved in serious antisocial behaviour and/or substance misuse.
  • Evidence rating: 3+ (mixed findings)
  • Cost rating: 3
  • Child outcomes:
    Preventing crime, violence and antisocial behaviour
    Preventing substance abuse
  • UK provision: Yes
  • Age group:
    Preadolescents
    Adolescents
  • Delivery model: Individual
  • Setting:
    Home
    Children's centre or early-years setting
    Primary school
    Community centre
    Out-patient health setting
  • Classification:
    Targeted indicated

Getting Ready

Getting Ready is an ecological, child and parent-focused, strengths-based intervention.
  • 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: Home visiting
  • Setting:
    Home
    Children's centre or early-years setting
  • Classification:
    Targeted selective

Group Lifestyle Triple P

Group Lifestyle Triple P is a targeted programme for parents or caregivers of children aged between 5 and 10 years, who are concerned about their child’s weight and activity level.
  • Evidence rating: 2
  • Cost rating: 1
  • Child outcomes:
    Preventing obesity and promoting healthy physical development
  • UK provision: Yes
  • Age group:
    Primary school
  • Delivery model: Group
  • Setting:
    Primary school
    Community centre
    Out-patient health setting
  • Classification:
    Targeted indicated