Summary of model programs

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (SAMHSA)
Summary of model programs
Model Programs are well-implemented, well-evaluated programs Summary of model programs, meaning they have been reviewed by the National Registry of Effective Programs (NREP) according to rigorous standards of research. Developers, whose programs have the capacity to become Model Programs, have coordinated and agreed Summary of model programs with SAMHSA to provide quality materials, training, and technical assistance for nationwide implementation. Model Programs score at least 4.0 on a 5-point scale on Integrity and Utility, based on the NREP review process.

Program Summary of model programs




Across Ages


Across Ages is a school- and community-based drug prevention program for youth 9 to 13 years, that seeks to strengthen the bonds between adults Summary of model programs and youth and provide opportunities for positive community involvement.

The unique and highly effective feature of Across Ages is the pairing of older adult mentors (age 55 and above) with Summary of model programs young adolescents, specifically youth making the transition to middle school.

Andrea S. Taylor, Ph.D.
Temple University, Center for Intergenerational Learning
1601 N. Broad Street, USB 206
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Phone: (215) 204-6970

Training $1000 per day

$75 manual

$25 manual for parents

$25 manual Summary of model programs for elder

$65 mentor training

$25 evaluat. Protocol

$25 Video
All Stars™


Community-based program designed to delay and prevent high-risk behaviors in middle school-age adolescents (11 to 14 years old), including substance use, violence, and Summary of model programs premature sexual activity

Develops positive ideals and future aspirations establishing positive norms. Building strong personal commitments. Promoting bonding with school and community organizations. Promoting positive parental attentiveness

William B. Hansen, Ph.D.

President, Tangelwood Summary of model programs Research Inc.

7017 Albert Pick Road, Suite D, Greensboro, NC 27409, Phone: (800) 826-4539, ext. 101

$3000 plus expenses for 20 trainees

$165 facilitator

$175 for 25 student materials

$140 for community set

$15 commitment ring
Brief Strategic Family Therapy (BSFT)


Behavioral Health & Substance Abuse

Target Summary of model programs Population: Family based intervention aimed at preventing and treating child and adolescent behavior problems including mild substance abuse.

Jose Szapocznik, PhD (Contact) Carleen Robinson-Batista 1425 NW 10TH avenue, Third Floor, Miami Summary of model programs FL (305) 243-2226

$18,000 (plus travel expenses and long-distance expenses for monthly consultation)


Build resiliency in the child Strengthen families. Make neighborhoods safer for children and their families.

Each Summary of model programs site develops its own approach to designing and delivering the services consistent with local culture and practice. Every child enrolled in the program receives all of the services

Lawrence Murray, CSW
CASA Fellow
National Center Summary of model programs on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University
633 Third Avenue, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Phone: (212) 841-5208

$1300 per day for 6 day training plus expenses

$50 field guide

$4.25 mission history

$17.50 Efficacy reports