Unplugged Plus

About the Program

“Unplugged Plus” is the modified version of the evidence-based program “Unplugged”. The program was updated and adapted both contextually and culturally to prevent risky behaviors among adolescents with a focus on violence protection.


  • Prevent risky behaviors among adolescents, focusing on violence protection through enhancing life skills
  • Strengthen the ability to think critically and make informed decisions
  • Increase social competence and the ability to manage emotions



  1. Belonging to group
  2. Assertive Behavior
  3. Self-esteem skills
  4. Social media
  5. Communication skills
  6. Adaptation Skills
  7. Making friends
  8. Acceptance and Empathy
  9. Problem-Solving
  10. Decision Making
  11. Express feelings
  12. Setting goals
  1. Partner with local organizations
  2. Identify and contact schools or Community Based Organizations
  3. Recruit and train facilitators on the program
  4. Implement sessions with students
  5. Coach the facilitators throughout the implementation
  6. Monitor and Evaluate the program
  7. Document lessons learned and disseminate knowledge
  • Adolescents aged 12-14 years
  • In and out of school setting
  • On ground
  • Online
  • 3 months
  • 12 sessions
  • 60 minutes per session
  • 15 to 20 participants per session