Research and SAMHSA listing for
Active Parenting of Teens

NREPP: SAMHSA's National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and PracticesDo you need academic research to support your grant proposal?
Active Parenting of Teens and the Active Parenting model have been selected for many studies by academics and other professionals. This 3rd edition of Active Parenting of Teens 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 of Teens project
  • Other Teen research

Pre- and Post-Tests for your class
This Spanish-language questionnaire and scoring key for measuring behavior can be used to provide proof of the effectiveness of your Paternidad Activos de Adolescentes (Active Parenting of Teens) parenting program.


Over 20 Years of Evidence: Active Parenting Works!
Click here to read and download 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.

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 reviewed and listed by the National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP), a service of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Find the NREPP intervention summary here.

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