PATHS® Recognition



SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP)

  • Perfect score — program materials
  • Near perfect score – dissemination

Blueprints Project of the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence, University of Colorado

  • Model Program – highest possible rating
  • The PATHS™ program is the only violence-prevention curriculum for elementary-age children to achieve this rating.

National Dropout Prevention Center/Network

  • Model Program – highest possible rating

Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)

  • Select Program – highest possible rating

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

  • Best Practices Program

U.S. Dept. of Education, Safe and Drug-Free Schools Program’s Expert Panel

  • Promising Program

U.S. Surgeon General’s Report on Youth Violence

  • Promising Program

Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies (CASAT)

  • Best Practice

KidsMatter Australian Primary Schools Mental Health Initiative

  • Highest possible rating in all SEL categories

The PATHS™ program has also been recognized for its effectiveness by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP).


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