Preventing Delinquency Research

“Parents Anonymous® Outcome Evaluation: Promising Findings for Child Maltreatment Reduction.” Journal of Juvenile Justice, Vol. 1, Issue 1, 33-47. (2011), Polinsky et. al. The results of the National study conducted by the National Council on Crime and Delinquency measured the positive effects of continued involvement in a Parents Anonymous® group for a diverse population nationwide. An expanded qualitative study of Latino mothers and fathers validated all quantitative results and added depth key aspects of the intervention including self-ethos, empowerment, and positive impacts on educational goals, economic stability and marital harmony.