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June 22, 2022

Virginia Shares

On June 22, 2022, the Prevention Center conducted an online meeting with Charlie McLaughlin, training and resources manager of Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth. During the meeting, Mr. McLaughlin has generously shared Virginia experience in conducting online classes for children within implementing prevention programs. The event took place in the frames of the Project of […]

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May 8, 2022

Literature for Territorial Communities

The war changed a lot in our lives, changed us However, enthusiasm for our work and belief in the importance of preventive work with children and youth remained the same. After all, formed in this work values are strong grounds for our free Ukraine We know that the trainers of the project “Strengthening the capacity […]

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February 2, 2022

CHOICE-5 in Artsyz School #5

On 02, February, 2022 ninth-graders Anastasia and Valentyna together with Svitlana, the school psychologist, conducted for fifth-graders the first lesson of the prevention program, CHOICE-5 – “Responsible Choice”. The young trainers, who had leaned the online course for risky behavior prevention, have been exited with their first trainer experience and filled with positive impressions. The […]

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January 29, 2022

CHOICE-5 in Izmail Ukrainian Lyceum

Trainer Olha, the psychologist for the Izmail Ukrainian Lyceum, conducted the first session of the CHOICE-5 for fifth-graders of the Lyceum. The students set rules of the game, learned specific of responsible choice, discussed relationship between choice and its consequences. The children with great pleasure took part in all activities. The project, “Evidence Based Prevention […]

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January 28, 2022

CHOICE-5 in Izmail School #2

Trainer Eugenia, the social pedagogue, conducted the first session of the CHOICE-5 for fifth-graders of the local school. The students set rules of the game, learned specific of responsible choice, discussed relationship between choice and its consequences. The children with great pleasure took part in all activities. The project, “Evidence Based Prevention for Children of […]

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January 25, 2022

Preparation for CHOICE-5 in Izmail

To measure effectiveness of a program on prevention risky behavior, Iryna – a social pedagogue and Anastasia, a school psychologist, on January 24 conducted preliminary survey in two fifth-grade classes of Izmail School #14. The students responded ten questions of an electronic form developed by Yale University. All children received handbooks, “Choice-5”, and safety manuals […]

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January 24, 2022

CHOICE-5 in Kramatorsk

Tetiana, the school psychologist, conducted the first session, “Responsible Choice”, of the prevention program, CHOICE-5 in two fifth-grade classes of the Kramatorsk School #26, Donetsk Region. In the beginning the students took part in the preliminary survey, arranged by the Kyiv Institute on Public Health Policy according to a technology from Yale University. The children […]

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January 21, 2022

CHOICE-5 in Krasna Kosa

Trainers Iryna, the social pedagogue, and Daria, a class teacher, conducted the first session of the CHOICE-5 for fifth-graders of the local school. The feedback from Iryna, «We were forming understanding of children of relationship between choice and its consequences. The students with great pleasure took part in all activities. Especially they liked the game, […]

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January 20, 2022

Preliminary Survey

On January 20, 2022 the team, Artsyz-5 conducted among fifth-graders a preliminary survey. Three classed were randomly designated for groups of intervention, control and monitoring. The survey was based on a Yale University technology. The research, monitoring and evaluation within the project, “Evidence based prevention for children of Ukraine” is being performed by the Institute […]

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January 14, 2022

Yaroslava – a CHOICE-5 Trainer

Yaroslava is a juvenile prevention officer of Koriukivka Police Department, Chernihiv Region. She decided to become a prevention trainer to effectively conduct crime and drug abuse prevention among children. In the previous academic year Yaroslava was taking part in the project, “Effective Prevention”, where eight-graders, 13-14 years old, were the target audience. That project and […]

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