Teens in Action Research

Teens in Action is part of the Families in Action curriculum. Research on Families in Action has been published in two academic journals:

  • Implementation and 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


Listed in the OJJDP’s Model Programs Guide (MPG)
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”).

Quality Assurance Protocol available for your program
The Quality Assurance Protocol is a 40-page document containing the same instructions and handouts used when doing research on the Families in Action program. If you need to do research, or to run your program in strict compliance with the protocol, this packet is for you. Click to download.

Questions? Our Educational Consultants are ready with answers. Call 1-800-825-0060 or email cservice@activeparenting.com.