2013 Pennsylvania Youth Survey (PAYS)
There are many wonderful changes to the Pennsylvania Youth Survey (PAYS) in 2013, and we are excited to announce that through a partnership between Pennsylvania’s Department of Education (PDE), Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP), and the PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD), the 2013 PAYS will be offered AT NO COST to all public, private, and charter schools throughout the Commonwealth including all costs related to:
If you are a community organization or coalition that has previously assisted with PAYS administration, we encourage you to take the following steps:
Changes, Improvements, Updates
Be sure to check back often as new information and tools are being added frequently!
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EPISCenter is funded by the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) and the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare to support high-quality implementation of evidence-based prevention & intervention programs. PCCD is a state-level planning & coordinating agency designed to prevent delinquency, substance use, and violence.
The EPISCenter is a project of the Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center, College of Health and Human Development, Penn State University. The PRC is actively engaged in conducting high-quality research in the prevention field and supporting the wide-spread dissemination of prevention programs.