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Maximizing Adolescent Potentials (MAPS)

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

Pair of Doctoral Students Receive Dissertation Fellowships
Created by alc278@pitt.edu in 5/16/2018 4:35:20 PM

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AERA Selects H. Richard Milner IV to Deliver 2018 Brown Lecture in Education Research
Created by alc278@pitt.edu in 4/26/2018 11:52:11 AM

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Shannon Wanless, PhD, Named Director of the Office of Child Development
Created by alc278@pitt.edu in 4/25/2018 12:56:32 PM

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Pitt SOE Faculty Recognized at AERA Conference
Created by alc278@pitt.edu in 4/17/2018 3:25:49 PM

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Educators Team Up to Develop Flexible Curricula on Ethiopia for K-12 Students
Created by alc278@pitt.edu in 4/9/2018 11:51:01 AM

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M. Najeeb Shafiq Serves as Key Contributor to 2018 World Development Report
Created by alc278@pitt.edu in 3/8/2018 1:47:30 PM

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Pitt Experts Active in Drafting National Physical Activity Guidelines
Created by alc278@pitt.edu in 3/7/2018 5:16:44 PM

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SOE Alumni Awards Reception Slated for April 6
Created by alc278@pitt.edu in 3/6/2018 11:38:06 AM

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Online SOE Graduate Programs Ranked by U.S. News & World Report
Created by alc278@pitt.edu in 1/9/2018 1:48:46 PM

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SOE Helps Lead Cross-disciplinary Conference on Family and Healthy U
Created by alc278@pitt.edu in 11/9/2017 10:53:44 AM

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