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SHAHRP and STAMPP training
Thu 27 April 2017, 10:30 – 16:30 BST
Training days for a highly evaluated programme, SHAHRP and STAMPP confirmed 27th April 2017
Who should attend?
Those commissioning evidence based harm reduction and early intervention based programmes for young people, local authorities, public health, PSHE leads and Heads of pastoral care.
The UK trail of the highly regarded School Health and Alcohol Harm Reduction Project (SHAHRP) from Australia are now completed The research trial was called STEPS TOWARDS ALCOHOL MISUSE PREVENTION PROGRAMME (STAMPP).here in the UK.
The 5 year trial of STAMPP led by Dr Michael Mckay and Professor Harry Sunmall from Liverpool John Moores University took place in 105 schools in Northern Ireland and Scotland and was funded by NIHR (The National Institute for Health Research). It was a cluster random control trial with schools comparing STAMPP vs alcohol education as normal.
Over 12,000 pupils took part with information collected at 4 time points. The Children receiving STAMPP had reduced self-reported drinking compared with education as normal at +33 months (p < 0.001; OR = 0.596).The trial evaluation showed that the classroom component engaged, and was enjoyed by, pupils. It was also valued by teachers for its evidence based and structured content.
The AET is pleased to be able to offer a training day led by Dr Michael McKay on Thursday 27th April with a second date available during the week of the 25th September. Participants will be fully trained in how to deliver the programme, supplied with a teacher training manual and CD of interactive activities and taken through the methodology and practicalities of the programme.
SHAHRP is an example of a harm reduction education intervention which combines a harm reduction philosophy with skills training, education, and activities designed to encourage positive behavioural change. It is a curriculum-based programme with an explicit harm reduction goal and is conducted in two phases over a two year period.
There are 30 places available on a first come, first served basis. To book a place at £190 (for training and materials), please book via Eventbrite. If you would prefer to pay via BACS or an invoice, please email firstname.lastname@example.org . The dedline is 10th April 2017.
Lunch will be provided. Please notify us of any dietary requirements by emailing email@example.com.