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Note: this is an older (2002) version of the Active Parenting program. Check out the new edition (2014), by clicking here.

Research and SAMHSA listing for
Active Parenting Now


Do you need academic research to support your grant proposal?
Active Parenting Now and the Active Parenting model have been selected for many studies by academics and other professionals. Active Parenting Now 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 Now, 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 for 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 Now classes are available for download here. Tools are also available in Spanish.

This program kit is no longer available. Check out the new edition by clicking here.
Supplemental materials for Active Parenting Now will be sold while supplies last.

Supplemental Materials
Parent guides, certificates, PowerPoint, promo flyers and more

Previous edition filmed in Spanish