PAL® Peer Assistance and Leadership is an award-winning, Nationally Recognized Evidence-Based Prevention Program owned and operated by the non-profit organization, Workers Assistance Program, Inc. (WAP).
The mission of the PAL® Peer Assistance and Leadership program is to enable young people to use their potential to make a difference in their lives, schools and communities.
PAL® courses use the potential of youth to make a difference in their lives, schools and communities. PAL® recognizes an innate capacity for social understanding, personal well-being, and community participation within every student. PAL® nurtures and builds capacities to help youth increase resiliency and build protective factors to help them achieve school and social successes which lead to a productive life.
A versatile course, PAL® creates environments in which youth participate in productive pursuits with peers, using decision making, higher order thinking skills, and resiliency building.
PAL® students learn to adapt the power of peer pressure to influence others positively and, ultimately, they make a difference in the lives of others!