TAPS Training with the St. Martin Police in St. Philipsburg

On August 14, Dr. Penn, the Co-Founder and Executive Director of TAPS Academy, conducted training in St. Philipsburg, St. Martin to a host of command staff, police officers and community partners. During the training, Dr. Penn provided blocks of instruction on Im ..

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Actor David Rowen Creates Project for TAPS Academy

In an effort to help bridge the gap between youth and law enforcement, actor and musician David Rowen, is stepping up to address these social issues through his YouTube series, DavidRowen/Creative, by creating and producing a music video of the medley, "Joyful, Joyful,"  ..

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Growing Up in America

A lively discussion on pressing children's issues, timely news topics affecting our youth, and the policies and programs that influence the healthy development of our children. Click here (http://kpft.org/programming/newstalk/growingupinamerica/) to listen. ..

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LIFE Program Offers Alternative to In-School Juvenile Arrest

Based on the evidence-based TAPS Academy program used across the nation, the 9-week LIFE program targets at-risk young people age 13-19, who’ve been involved in potentially criminal incident that could lead to their arrest. Instead, they are offered an alternate learnin ..

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