From April 24th to April 30th, Mentor is leading Kinship Care Week for England to celebrate the dedication of kinship carers, raise awareness and funds for kinship care projects, and promote best practice among the professional community that supports these families.
Mentor is delighted to announce the launch of the new National Kinship Care Website for Scotland, kinship.scot, the first site of its kind. This site will complement Mentor’s National Kinship Care Resource Guide by providing kinship families with information and advice, as well as access to training, policy updates, local and national support and all the latest news and events across Scotland.
Leading behaviour expert Tom Bennett is calling on the government to make changes to the way that schools tackle behaviour in a new DfE-commissioned report that also calls on the government to collect behaviour data to allow schools to be compared.
The first Mentor-ADEPIS seminar of 2017 invited practitioners, service providers and commissioners to discuss the significance of using quality standards in alcohol and drug education to develop and deliver effective programmes for young people.
The All-Party Parliamentary Group for New Psychoactive Substances and Volatile Substance Abuse has launched its website.
The latest United Nations publication on ‘Good policy and practice in health education booklet’ features Mentor's Alcohol and Drug Education and Prevention Information Service (ADEPIS) as a "prime example" of good practice.
Mentor UK has been awarded a new three year contract, jointly funded by Public Health England (PHE) and the Home Office, to continue to develop and deliver the ADEPIS (Alcohol and Drug Education and Prevention Information Service) for schools and community prevention services.
Mentor welcomes the Government's announcement to make Relationships and Sex Education a statutory requirement in all schools in England along with the intent to broaden statutory PSHE education.