Research on Families in Action has been published
in two academic journals:
Impact of a Family-Based Substance Abuse Prevention Program
in Rural Communities - The Journal of Primary Prevention
||Evaluation of a Family-Based
Substance Abuse Prevention Program Targeted for the Middle School
Years - The Journal of Drug Education
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 to find the complete NREPP review.
Listed in the OJJDP's Model Programs
Families in Action is listed in the Office of
Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's Model Programs
Guide (MPG). Click here for details (the easiest way to find
it is to click on "Alphabetical List").
Listed in CrimeSolutions.gov
The Office of Justice Programs CrimeSolutions.gov uses rigorous research to determine
what works in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and crime victim
services. Active Parenting of Teens: Families in Action
is listed. Click here for details.
Listed in the CEBC
Listed in California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare
Quality Assurance Protocol available for your program
The Quality Assurance Protocol is a 30-page document
containing the same instructions and handouts used when doing
research on the Families in Action program. It is available
as a free download. Click
here to download.