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Interventions to improve the labour market outcomes of youth: a systematic review of training, entrepreneurship promotion, employment services and subsidized employment interventions
  • Authors Jochen Kluve, Susana Puerto, David Robalino, Jose Manuel Romero, Friederike Rother, Jonathan Stöterau, Felix Weidenkaff, Marc Witte
  • Published date 2017-12-04
  • Coordinating group(s) Education, International Development, Social Welfare
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • Volume 13
  • PLS Title Active labour market programmes for youth increase employment and earnings. Effects vary between programmes and context.
  • PLS Description This systematic review assesses the impact of youth employment interventions on the labour market outcomes of young people. The included interventions are training and skills development, entrepreneurship promotion, employment services and subsidized employment. Outcomes of interest include employment, earnings and business performance outcomes.
  • Title Interventions to improve the labour market outcomes of youth: a systematic review of training, entrepreneurship promotion, employment services and subsidized employment interventions
Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) for improving health, quality of life and social functioning in adults
  • Authors Michael de Vibe, Arild Bjørndal, Sabina Fattah, Gunvor M Dyrdal, Even Halland, Emily E Tanner-Smith
  • Published date 2017-11-01
  • Coordinating group(s) Social Welfare
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review User abstract Plain language summary Previous version
  • Volume 13
  • PLS Title Mindfulness training improves health and quality of life for adults
  • PLS Description Stress and stress-related mental health problems are major causes of illness and disability. Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction is a group-based health promotion intervention to improve health and the way people deal with stress and life’s challenges. The core ingredient is mindfulness training through physical and mental exercises practiced daily for eight weeks. The mindful non-judgmental attitude of being present with what arises is practiced in the formal exercises and in everyday situations. This review assesses the effect of MBSR programs on outcome measures of mental and physical health, quality of life and social functioning in adults.
  • Title Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) for improving health, quality of life and social functioning in adults
Psychosocial interventions for preventing PTSD in children exposed to war and conflict-related violence
  • Authors Jennifer Hanratty, Laura Neeson, Tania Bosqui, Michael Duffy, Laura Dunne, Paul Connolly
  • Published date 2017-10-16
  • Coordinating group(s) Social Welfare
  • Type of document Title
  • Title Psychosocial interventions for preventing PTSD in children exposed to war and conflict-related violence
Strategies for scaling up the implementation of interventions in social welfare
  • Authors Luke Wolfenden, Bianca Albers, Aron Shlonsky
  • Published date 2017-08-07
  • Coordinating group(s) Social Welfare, Knowledge Translation and Implementation
  • Type of document Title
  • Title Strategies for scaling up the implementation of interventions in social welfare
Effects of clinical supervision of mental health professionals on supervisee knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviour, and client outcomes
  • Authors Robert Allan, Alan McLuckie, Lillian Hoffecker
  • Published date 2017-07-26
  • Coordinating group(s) Social Welfare
  • Type of document Title Protocol
  • Title Effects of clinical supervision of mental health professionals on supervisee knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviour, and client outcomes
Effect of early, brief computerized interventions on risky alcohol and cannabis use among young people
  • Authors Geir Smedslund, Sabine Wollscheid, Lin Fang, Wendy Nilsen, Asbjørn Steiro, Lillebeth Larun
  • Published date 2017-04-07
  • Coordinating group(s) Social Welfare
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • Volume 13
  • PLS Title Computerized brief interventions seem to reduce risky alcohol use among young people; no evidence of effect on cannabis consumption
  • PLS Description This review assesses research on the effectiveness of early, computerized brief interventions on alcohol and cannabis use by young people who are high or risky consumers of either one or both of these substances.
  • Title Effect of early, brief computerized interventions on risky alcohol and cannabis use among young people
Voluntary work for maintaining the physical and mental health of older volunteers
  • Authors Trine Filges, Henning B. Bach, Anu Siren, Kurt Mathiesen
  • Published date 2017-03-30
  • Coordinating group(s) Social Welfare
  • Type of document Title
  • Title Voluntary work for maintaining the physical and mental health of older volunteers
Cognitive behavioural interventions for mild depression in adolescents
  • Authors Gretchen Bjornstad, Luke Timmons, Shreya Sonthalia, Benjamin Rouse, Nick Axford
  • Published date 2017-03-30
  • Coordinating group(s) Social Welfare
  • Type of document Title
  • Title Cognitive behavioural interventions for mild depression in adolescents
Mindfulness-based interventions for improving cognition, academic achievement, behavior and socio-emotional functioning of primary and secondary students
  • Authors Brandy R Maynard, Michael Solis, Veronica Miller, Kristen E. Brendel
  • Published date 2017-03-10
  • Coordinating group(s) Education, Social Welfare
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • Volume 13
  • PLS Title Mindfulness-Based Interventions in schools have positive effects on cognitive and socioemotional processes but do not improve behavior and academic achievement
  • PLS Description This review examines the effects of school-based MBIs on cognitive, behavioral, socioemotional and academic achievement outcomes with youth in a primary or secondary school setting.
  • Title Mindfulness-based interventions for improving cognition, academic achievement, behavior and socio-emotional functioning of primary and secondary students
12-step programs for reducing illicit drug use
  • Authors Martin Bøg, Trine Filges, Lars Brännström, Anne-Marie Klint Jørgensen, Maja Karrman Fredriksson
  • Published date 2017-02-15
  • Coordinating group(s) Social Welfare
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary Data
  • Volume 13
  • PLS Title 12-step programs for reducing illicit drug use are neither better nor worse than other interventions
  • PLS Description This review examines the effectiveness of 12-step programs in reducing the use of illicit drugs. Secondary outcomes considered are on criminal behaviour, prostitution, psychiatric symptoms, social functioning, employment status, homelessness, and treatment retention.
  • Title 12-step programs for reducing illicit drug use
  • Spanish PLS Los programas de 12 pasos para reducir el consumo de drogas ilícitas no son ni mejores ni peores que otras intervenciones
  • Spanish PLS Description El uso indebido de drogas ilícitas es un problema mundialmente reconocido y que deriva en altos costos en términos humanos, sociales y económicos. El programa de 12 pasos, inspirado en el sistema empleado por Alcohólicos Anónimos y adoptado por organismos como Narcóticos Anónimos y otros, busca la abstinencia total. Se emplea tanto por parte de grupos de autoayuda como en terapias profesionales llamadas “Facilitación de 12 Pasos” (TSF, por sus siglas en inglés). Entre los efectos secundarios se incluyen conductas delictivas, prostitución, síntomas psiquiátricos, desadaptación social, precariedad laboral, falta de hogar y abandono de los tratamientos.
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