Fantastic news for Youthsafe's Learner Driver Mentor Program (LDMPs) Initiative. The program was announced winner of the 'Community Programs Award' at the Australian Road Safety Awards (ARSA) on December 4 at the ARSA conference.
Youthsafe's award winning program offers a centralised information hub for LDMPs across NSW to access resources and information relevant to developing and managing these programs. Youthsafe also offers an extensive training package to LDMP volunteer mentors and coordinators to ensure these programs maintain a road safety focus.
A DVD of the morning session, keynote presentations, from our 2013 Forum is now available.
To order your copy please click here.
The latest edition of Youthsafe's newsletter, Yred is out.
In this edition we:
• Explore resilience and its applications to injury prevention strategies
• Report back on Youthsafe's recent forum, Hop, Skip, Jump
• Feature professionals in the field and at Youthsafe
This year's Youthsafe Forum, held at the Sydney Masonic Centre on Thursday 16 May was a fantastic event!
From all of us here at Youthsafe, we would like to thank our keynote speakers and attendees for helping make this forum such a success.
Reports summarising each workshop are now available. Please click here to view. A DVD of the morning session is now available - click here to order!
Youthsafe is proud to announce the release of the LDMP Guide, a tool kit for the development of Learner Driver Mentor Programs. This fantastic resource is now available and can be obtained from the Youthsafe office in either hard copy or electronic format.
The guide is designed to assist community based organisations to develop and run a local program that provides driving opportunities for learner drivers with the help of volunteer mentors.
Plan2 is a DVD resource to help young people explore options and develop strategies for getting around safely as drivers, passengers, pedestrians and cyclists. You can access the Plan2 activities by clicking here.
Youthsafe is pleased to announce that the Safe Alternative Transport Scheme guidelines are available. 'Getting Them Home Safely' is primarily designed for community based professionals who want to develop safe alternative transport arrangements for young people in their community to stay safe. Click here to view the SAT Guide.
Three road safety resources have been produced and are available to order. These colourful postcards are a unique and fun way to help get injury prevention messages across to young people. Click here to view the postcards.