Teresa Rafael, M.S.W., is Vice President of Programs and Lisa Pion-Berlin, Ph.D., is President and Chief Executive Officer of Parents Anonymous, Inc., Claremont, CA. Juanita Chávez, M.S.W., A.C.S.W., author of the sidebar on sample Parents AnonymousSM programs, was, until her death in March 1998, a valued Senior Program Associate at Parents Anonymous, Inc. In her memory, Parents Anonymous, Inc., has established the Juanita Chávez Award to recognize staff members or volunteers from Parents AnonymousSM community-based organizations who demonstrate exemplary dedication and commitment to promoting parent leadership.

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Parents AnonymousSM Juvenile Justice Bulletin   ·  April 1999