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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

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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SOE Enrollment Managers on the Road
Created by alc278@pitt.edu in 10/4/2017 4:40:37 PM

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Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED), Housed in the School of Education, Admits 22 New Member Institutions
Created by in 4/3/2017 2:54:41 PM

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Alumnus Greg Mason Named as PA Teacher of the Year Semi-Finalist
Created by in 4/3/2017 3:04:08 PM

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Assistant Professors Sheila Conway and Michelle Sobolak Accepted for 2017 Innovation in Education Award
Created by in 4/3/2017 11:16:26 AM

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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 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 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 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 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 in 3/23/2017 11:32:51 AM

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