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Maximizing Adolescent Potentials (MAPS)

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Maximizing Adolescent Potentials (MAPS)

Maximizing Adolescent Potentials (MAPS) is a research, public service, and training program dedicated to the prevention of drug and alcohol problems among youth, the promotion of adolescent mental health, and the development of capable young people. MAPS works with schools, families, communities, children, and adolescents in a variety of settings. MAPS is a program of the University of Pittsburgh, School of Education, and Allegheny County Drug and Alcohol Prevention Programs. MAPS is certified by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Health, Office of Drug and Alcohol Programs. The following list provides a snapshot of the various components of the MAPS program.
  • Services - provides school-based and school-linked mental health and alcohol, tobacco and other drug services throughout Allegheny County.
     
  • Communities in Action for Peace (CAP) - promotes healthy communities by reducing violence and its causes in a nontraditional and culturally sensitive manner.
     
  • Health Program Evaluation and Research - focuses on the design, development, implementation and evaluation of evidence–based health programs and services.
     
  • Student Assistance Program Research Center - investigates the effectiveness of student assistance programs in linking students to mental health and drug and alcohol services.
     
  • Faculty & Staff - here you'll find information about the people working at the MAPS program.

MAPS News and Events

Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED), Housed in the School of Education, Admits 22 New Member Institutions
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Assistant Professors Sheila Conway and Michelle Sobolak Accepted for 2017 Innovation in Education Award
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EdD Student Sarah Wagner's Program Awarded Honorable Mention for the Excellence in 2017 Diversity & Inclusion in International Education
Created by jconroy in 4/3/2017 11:07:55 AM

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EdD Student Josh Novak Elected as Directorate to ACPA Commission for Two-Year Colleges
Created by jconroy in 3/24/2017 2:52:42 PM

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Associate Professor and LRDC Research Scientist Jennifer Lin Russell Named to NERD Advisory Board
Created by jconroy in 3/23/2017 4:23:46 PM

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Alumna Kristin Shymoniak Receives The School Superintendents Association (AASA) and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Women in School Leadership Award
Created by jconroy in 3/23/2017 11:40:03 AM

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Assistant Professor Lindsay Page Receives Association for Education Finance and Policy Early Career Award
Created by jconroy in 3/23/2017 11:32:51 AM

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Center for Urban Education Receives $800,000 Grant from The Heinz Endowments to create The Heinz Fellows Program
Created by jconroy in 4/3/2017 4:54:00 PM

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Associate Professor Sean Kelly Honored with AERA Outstanding Reviewer Award
Created by jconroy in 3/23/2017 11:12:10 AM

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School of Education Honors Alumni at 2017 Award Reception
Created by jconroy in 3/15/2017 10:04:42 AM

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