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    21,000 youth speak as one! Are you listening?

    New 2013 data from RAAPS risk assessments of over 21,000 American youth – most from underserved areas – reveals startling  (and often hidden) risks that threaten the health and safety of our teens.  For example: 25% of surveyed adolescents struggle with anger management 1 in 5 were bullied or...

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    New RAAPS Surveys: Ages 9-24!

    RAAPS now covers older children through young adults! To further support the ongoing efforts of everyone working to improve the health of our youth, RAAPS is pleased to announce the addition of two new surveys. – Older Child Risk Assessment (for ages 9-11) – Young Adult Risk Assessment (for...

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    Validate Your Center’s Effectiveness with Real Time Data

    Looking to further validate your center’s effectiveness?  Need timely data for grant reporting or program needs? Consider transitioning to the online version of RAAPS. A key and useful feature of the online version of RAAPS is access to risk data. Prior to having an online system, clinicians would have...

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    Adolescents & Extreme Binge Drinking

    The pressure to drink alcohol is at its highest during the adolescent years. A new study in JAMA Pediatrics, a Journal of the American Medical Association Network Publication has emerged this week demonstrating one in 10 high school seniors have engaged in extreme binge drinking (10 or more drinks...

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    Gearing Up for a New School Year!

    While teens are still soaking up the last few days of summer break, parents and guardians are gearing up for a safe and successful beginning of school year.  A new school year brings a rush to your local doctor’s office or school-based health center.  As you are prepping for...

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    Blog Series: Success With RAAPS

    We all know that the best way to improve practice and inspire each other in our work is through sharing stories of tackling tough topics, identifying hidden risks, and making a difference.  Take a moment to learn from one of your peers… Read our latest RAAPS success story: An...

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    Sharing Your Success with RAAPS!

    We all know that the best way to improve practice and inspire each other in our work is through sharing stories of tackling tough topics, identifying hidden risks, and making a difference. We would like to invite you to share your RAAPS success stories! Your stories will be shared...

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    Health Plan & Provider Implications of New Adolescent Risk Screening Guidelines

    Recent changes in adolescent risk assessment guidelines will especially impact health plans and healthcare providers. Click here join us on June 28th at 2pm (ET) as nationally acclaimed guest speakers share their perspective and real-life, hands-on experience: Mary McFarlane RN, MBA Director, Michigan Quality Improvement Consortium Blue Care Network...

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    Improve Practice, Share Stories!

    We all know that the best way to improve practice and inspire each other in our work is through sharing stories of tackling tough topics, identifying hidden risks, and making a difference. We would like to invite you to share your RAAPS success stories! Your stories will be shared...

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    Millennial Generation & College Stress

    Caps and gowns are on.  Teens are bursting from excitement as the hours of school and homework have paid off. The band begins to play March No. 1 in D.  Graduation day is upon us! Teens are embarking on what is considered to be one of the most important...

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