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Topic:  Youth Development


Using developmental tasks and emotional benchmarks, the program aims to support youths' transition from childhood to adolescence and into adulthood.


Proven Programs


Adolescent Coping with Depression Course

Attachment-Based Family Therapy

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS)

Coping with Stress Course

The Effective Learning Program

Guiding Good Choices

Incredible Years

LifeSkills Training

Midwestern Prevention Project/Project STAR

Multisystemic Therapy (MST)

National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program

Project ALERT

Project Northland


Promising Programs


Accelerated Academics Academy (AAA)

Athletes Training and Learning to Avoid Steroids (ATLAS)

Be Proud! Be Responsible!

Cognitive Relaxation Coping Skills

Communities In Schools

Coping Cat

Counselors Care (CARE)

Creating Lasting Family Connections

Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.)

Get Real About AIDS

Go Grrrls

Know Your Body

Making Proud Choices!

Postponing Sexual Involvement/Human Sexuality Educational Series

Primary and Secondary Control Enhancement Training

Project TRUST

Reaching Educators, Children, and Parents (RECAP)

Reducing the Risk

Resolving Conflict Creatively Program (RCCP)

Safe Child Program

Seattle Social Development Project

Second Step Violence Prevention

Self Center (School-Linked Reproductive Health Services)

Social Decision Making / Problem Solving

Talent Development Secondary

Teen Talk

Triple Play

Who Do You Tell?

Wyman's Teen Outreach Program


Proven / Promising Programs


Quantum Opportunity Program (QOP)


Other Reviewed Programs


Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success

Across Ages

Aggression Replacement Training

Aggressors, Victims, and Bystanders: Thinking and Acting to Prevent Violence

All Stars

All Stars (Core Program)

Behavioral Monitoring and Reinforcement Program

Brief Strategic Family Therapy

Career Academies

Check & Connect

Class Action

Communities Mobilizing for Change on Alcohol (CMCA)

Community of Caring

Community Trials Intervention to Reduce High-Risk Drinking (RHRD)

Connect with Kids

Coping Power Program

Facing History and Ourselves

Family Matters

Financial Incentives for Teen Parents to Stay in School

Functional Family Therapy

Keep A Clear Mind (KACM)

Keepin' it R.E.A.L. (Refuse, Explain, Avoid, Leave)

Leadership and Resiliency Program (LRP)

Let Each One Teach One Mentor Program

Lions-Quest Skills for Adolescence

Lions-Quest Working Toward Peace

Michigan Model for Comprehensive School Health Education

Minnesota Smoking Prevention Program

Multidimensional Family Therapy

Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care

Not On Tobacco

Open Circle Curriculum

OSLC Treatment Foster Care

Parenting With Love and Limits

PeaceBuilders

The Peacemakers Program: Violence Prevention for Students in Grades 4-8

Peers Making Peace

Positive Action

Preventive Treatment Program

Project EX

Project SUCCESS

Project Toward No Drug Abuse (Project TND)

Project Toward No Tobacco Use (Project TNT)

Project Venture

Protecting You / Protecting Me

Reconnecting Youth (RY)

Residential Student Assistance Program

Responding in Peaceful and Positive Ways (RIPP)

Safe Dates

Say It Straight Training

SCARE Program

School Transitional Environmental Program

SMARTteam (Students Managing Anger and Resolution Together)

SNAP (Stop Now And Plan) Under 12 Outreach Project (SNAP ORP)

Start Taking Alcohol Risks Seriously (STARS) for Families

Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14

Strong African American Families (SAAF) Program

Teaching Students to be Peacemakers

Teenage Health Teaching Modules

Too Good for Drugs

Too Good for Drugs and Violence

Too Good for Violence

Twelve Together