Nationally Recognized

Extensive positive evaluation findings have resulted in Al’s Pals receiving recognition from leading federal agencies and national organizations:

  • U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services
    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP)
  • U.S. Dept. of Education
    Safe, Disciplined and Drug-Free Schools Expert Panel: Promising Program
  • U.S. Dept. of Justice
    Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention: Exemplary Program
  • Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning
    Reviewed and Selected for Inclusion in Safe and Sound: An Educational Leader’s Guide to Evidenced-Based Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Programs
  • Communities That Care Prevention Strategies Guide
    Reviewed and selected for inclusion in this research guide which is a part of the Communities That Care prevention planning system developed by Dr. J. David Hawkins and Dr. Richard F. Catalano

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