What is the Youth Hub?
The Youth Hub seeks to develop knowledge, improve understanding and teach skills in the following areas:
- Problem Solving
- Goal Setting
- Building self esteem
- Dealing with Peer Pressure
- Understanding what a healthy relationship is
- Building Support Networks.
What is the background the Youth Programme?
This hub has been developed by a team of probation professionals in consultation with a Clinical Psychologist. Our programmes are primarily based on utilising Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) but they also incorporate other theoretical models including:
- Desistance Theory
- Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
- Cycle of Change
- Motivational Interviewing
- Pro-Social Modelling.
How does it work?
Users complete a series of exercises online via video writtten and audio guidance. When the user finishes the programme, a post programme report measuring any changes is sent to the email address that has been provided. This will also include all the information input into the programme.
How effective are the programmes?
RSMS are the only company that have tested CCBT based approaches with an offender population in England and the Isle of Man. To date our average results have been:
- 71% showed a positive change in pre and post questionnaire scoring (measuring change in thinking and attitudes)
- 78% of users would recommend it
- 73% of users report that they found it useful.
What happens when you finish the programme?
When the user finishes the programme, a post programme report measuring any changes is sent to the email address that has been provided. This will also include all the information input into the programme.
At the end of the programme, the user will also be able to download a certificate of completion and access all the worksheets from all the sessions for a period of 6 months (from the point of completion).