Implementing Play and Learning Strategies (PALS)

Entries in this row combine information across all versions of PALS. Only PALS Infant meets HHS criteria for an evidence-based home visiting model. Some other versions of PALS have at least one manuscript about a high- or moderate-quality impact study, but no version of the model other than PALS Infant meets HHS criteria for an evidence-based home visiting model.

Model implementation summary last updated: 2019

The information in this implementation report reflects feedback, if provided, from this model’s developer as of the above date. The description of the implementation of the model(s) here may differ from how the model(s) was implemented in the manuscripts reviewed to determine this model’s evidence of effectiveness. Inclusion in the implementation report does not mean the practices described meet the HHS criteria for evidence of effectiveness. Please see the Effectiveness button on the left for more information about any research on the effectiveness of the model, including any version(s) of the model with effectiveness research. Versions of the model that are described in the Adaptations and enhancements section of this implementation report may include (1) versions that were identified by the model’s developer and (2) versions that have been implemented by researchers and have manuscripts that HomVEE rated high or moderate, but that are not supported by the model’s developer.

More information about the model

Where to find out more

Keith Millner, M.A., Ed.M.
Director, CLI Solutions Group
Children’s Learning Institute
The University of Texas Health Science Center
Phone: (713) 500-3800
Email: Keith.Millner@uth.tmc.edu
Websites: https://playandlearning.org/; https://www.childrenslearninginstitute.org/programs/play-and-learning-strategies-pals/

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Recommended further reading

The following references were sources for the implementation profile or were recommended by the model developer for further reading.

Children’s Learning Institute (n.d.). PALS. Retrieved June 3, 2019, from https://playandlearning.org/

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