There are pre-implementation materials to measure organizational or provider readiness for Parents Anonymous® as listed below:
A tool is used to assist the organization in determining their readiness, but it is not publicly available. Contact Parents Anonymous® Inc. to arrange an initial telephone call to discuss your organization’s readiness, organizational capacity, and resources to support the Parents Anonymous® program.
Formal Support for Implementation
There is formal support available for implementation of Parents Anonymous® as listed below:
Parents Anonymous® Inc. is responsible for all training, coaching, consultation, and technical assistance to implement Parents Anonymous® Programs worldwide.
Organizations must complete an online application demonstrating their commitment and capacity to meet National Benchmarks and Program Standards.
Parents Anonymous® Inc. staff provides coaching and support throughout all stages of program implementation, management and evaluation; Online National Database; Outcome Surveys and Programs and Outreach Materials are available for an annual fee. consultation is available for a fee.
There are fidelity measures for Parents Anonymous® as listed below:
Parents Anonymous® Inc. requires site visiting and administration of validated Fidelity Tools at least once a year; for new programs, quarterly is preferred. There are specific Site Visiting Tools for the Adult Group and the Children and Youth Groups. Parents Anonymous® Inc. ensures fidelity through the administration, analysis and reports of all essential components of the Parents Anonymous® program utilizing the Group Fidelity Tools for Site Visitor, Parent Participants and Adult, Children, and Youth Group Facilitators. Furthermore, a validated Outcome Measurement Tool is administered to all participants their first time at Parents Anonymous® and every 3 months thereafter.
Implementation Guides or Manuals
There are implementation guides or manuals for Parents Anonymous® as listed below:
An operations manual, tool kits, and program implementation materials are available for accredited organizations. Contact Dr. Lisa Pion-Berlin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 909-575-4211.
Research on How to Implement the Program
Research has not been conducted on how to implement Parents Anonymous®.