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 target risky behaviors in general with a focus on protection from violence.


  • To prevent risky behaviors, focusing on violence through empowering life skills among students
  • To strengthen the ability to think critically and make informed decisions
  • To 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 and Decision Making
  10. Express your feelings
  11. Setting goals
  1. Partner with local organizations
  2. Identify and contact schools or CBOs
  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
  • Youth aged12-14 years
  • In and out of school setting
  • On ground
  • Online
  • 3 months
  • 12 sessions
  • 60 minutes per session
  • 15 to 20 participants per session