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Active Parenting 4th Edition - Research

Research and SAMHSA listing for
Active Parenting 4th Edition


Do you need academic research to support your grant proposal?
Active Parenting 4th Edition and the Active Parenting model have been selected for many studies by academics and other professionals. Active Parenting 4th Edition is an update of previous editions, but the essential model remains the same.

The results of those studies are available in the Research section of our web site. Click here for:

  • Field Study Results
  • "Active Parenting: An Evaluation of Two Adlerian Parent Education Programs"
  • Draft report on Active Parenting Now project
  • our summary of 19 studies that span more than 20 years of Active Parenting history and provide strong scientific evidence of the efficacy of the Active Parenting model
  • Other research

NREPP: SAMHSA's National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices
The Active Parenting model (including Active Parenting 4th Edition, Active Parenting of Teens, and Families in Action) has been listed by the National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP), a service of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Click here to find the complete NREPP review.

CEBC: California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare
The California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare (CEBC) provides child welfare professionals with easy access to vital information about selected child welfare related programs. The primary task of the CEBC is to inform the child welfare community about the research evidence for programs being used or marketed in California. Click here for the CEBC listing.

Measurement tools for your own research
Pre- and post-tests for your Active Parenting 4th Edition classes are available for download here. Tools are also available in Spanish.

Preview the program free for 30 days.

This program is available in 3 convenient formats.
Choose the formats that work best for you! Click on the title for more information or to order.

Program Kit

All you need for a complete
video-and-discussion program.

Video Library

A series of 6 DVDs for your
library or resource center.
Also available streaming.

Lunch & Learn

Makes it easy to offer a series
of 6 very short parenting classes.