Parents Anonymous


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Parents Anonymous

n
(Social Welfare) (in Britain) an association of local voluntary self-help groups offering help through an anonymous telephone service to parents who fear they will injure their children, or who have other problems in managing their children
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Faux, a student and volunteer with Parents Anonymous of New Jersey.
Formed under the name Parents Anonymous North East in 1978, the charity now takes up to 200 calls a day from stressed-out parents needing advice.
Cohen, Parents Anonymous, in NEW WAYS OF MAKING BABIES, supra note 2, at 88-89 [hereinafter Cohen, Parents Anonymous].
Asserting that problems arising within the family may lead to children's problem behaviors, this bulletin from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention describes Parents Anonymous, Inc., a program designed to enhance the capability of families to help their children.
That legislative perspective no doubt contributed to the authorization of federal funding for Parents Anonymous (PA), established in 1974.
Parents Anonymous, with 1,500 groups nationwide, provides a community-based resource for abusive parents who need education and support for effective nonabusive parenting.
* Parents Anonymous (PA) is the nation's only child-abuse prevention and parent self-help program.
It was started under the name Parents Anonymous North East (PANE).
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