Al’s Pals Recognition

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

National Center on Quality Teaching and Learning

  • Rated Al’s Pals with the highest level of Evidence of Effectiveness in its Social-Emotional Preschool Curriculum Consumer Report

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 the CASEL Guide: Effective Social and Emotional Learning Programs—Preschool and Elementary School Edition

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

Australia’s ARACY Prevention Science Network

  • Nest What Works for Kids online database of evidence-based programs with demonstrated positive impact in promoting social, emotional and behavioural wellbeing or preventing problems in children and youth

Government of Canada Public Health Agency

  • Canadian Best Practices Portal
  • Effective Violence Preventive Interventions

University of British Columbia

  • Social and Emotional Learning Resource Finder