Are you a young person aged 18-25 interested in health, education or first aid? Want to gain skills and experience working with adolescents? To register to become a RRISK Group Facilitator,
RRISK is a health promotion program that addresses risk-taking behaviour amongst year 11 students in the Mid North and North Coast of NSW, Australia.
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RRISK is a health promotion program that addresses risk-taking behaviour amongst year 11 students in the North Coast of NSW.
First developed in 1999, the RRISK program has grown rapidly in response to demand. Initially 300 students from 9 high schools participated. RRISK now involves students from 51 schools across northern NSW from Tweed Heads to Port Macquarie, Australia.[/one_half_first]
Research, published in Pediatrics, November, 2009 investigating the benefits of young driver education has shown that young drivers who attended the RRISK program had a 44% reduced risk of car crashes. The research compared the impact of two school based programs on traffic infringements and crashes for young drivers.