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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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].
The oldest national child abuse prevention organization, Parents Anonymous is dedicated to strengthening families through innovative strategies that promote mutual support and parent leadership.
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.
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