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Blueprints Conference

The Blueprints Conference brings together researchers, program designers, community leaders and advocates, policy-makers, practitioners and funders to learn about evidence-based youth development programs. The goal of the conference is to provide information on evidence-based programs and guidance and tools to help consumers implement these programs successfully.

The next conference is planned for 2018. Details will be available on the conference website.


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Seventeen Blueprints Programs Listed as Effective in the Surgeon General's Report

Posted Mar. 28, 2017

Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General's Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health recently named seventeen Blueprints Programs as effective in preventing youth substance abuse. The Blueprints certified programs included four Model Programs and thirteen Promising Programs.

Blueprints Model Programs:

  1. Nurse-Family Partnership
  2. LifeSkills Training
  3. Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students (BASICS)
  4. Project Towards No Drug Abuse

Blueprints Promising Programs:

  1. Raising Healthy Children
  2. Good Behavior Game
  3. Athletes Training and Learning to Avoid Steroids (ATLAS)
  4. Strengthening Families 10-14
  5. Guiding Good Choices
  6. Strong African American Families
  7. Familias Unidas
  8. Positive Family Support-Family Check-Up
  9. Keep Safe
  10. Coping Power
  11. Communities That Care
  12. PROSPER
  13. Project Northland

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