Play and Learning Strategies (PALS)

Entries in this row combine information across all versions of PALS except for PALS Infant. Some other versions of PALS have at least one 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.

Last updated: October 2019

Model Overview

Theoretical Model

PALS aims to enhance parents’ interactions with their infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. It is designed as a preventive intervention program to strengthen the attachment between parent and child and stimulate early language, cognitive, and social development. View Revisions