Presentation of National Awards

Watch this video of the exciting presentation before an audience of thousands of the National 2014 Jolly K awarded to Bob Stone of Parents Anonymous® of New Jersey and the 2014 Juanita Chavez awarded to Tim Phipps of Parents Anonymous® of Oregon at the 19th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect in New Orleans on May 1, 2014. At this Plenary Session, Dr. Lisa Pion-Berlin, President & CEO, talked about the accomplishments worldwide and the new research confirming that therapeutic Mutual Support delivered in a Parents Anonymous® group increases Parental Resilience and Family Functioning significantly. Kathleen Roe, Executive Director of Parents Anonymous® of New Jersey who was celebrating her 30th year, accepted on behalf of Bob Stone and shared his commitment and passion to help Dads in Keansburg for more than 10 years. Tanya Long, who is the only living Parents Anonymous® Parent to have testified in Congress to ensure the passage of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act and is now the Ohio Program Director and Parent Leadership Coordinator, read Tim Phipps acceptance speech highlighting his journey of hope and strength through Parents Anonymous®.