2008 Public Interest News
- House Passes Bill to Stop Abuse in Residential Programs for Teens: American Psychological Association Calls California Congressman George Miller Instrumental
The APA applauded Rep. George Miller for his leadership on the Stop Child Abuse in Residential Programs for Teens Act of 2008, which would mandate much-needed standards concerning child abuse and neglect at residential treatment facilities.
- Transition Youth With Serious Mental Illness: Congressional Briefing
PI-GRO helped organize a standing room only congressional briefing July 25, 2008, on Transition Youth with Serious Mental Illness, sponsored by Rep. Pete Stark (D-CA), Sen. Gordon Smith (R-OR), and Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT).