17 July 2014
Increased international focus on parenting's role in combating childhood obesity
The importance of parental influence in dealing with childhood obesity, and promoting better health in general, continues to gain attention from international health experts.
05 June 2014
Parents in two minds about sibling conflict
A new Australian study reported on the University of Queensland (UQ) website has found that while most parents say fighting between siblings is “normal”, they also find it worrying and would like help learning how to control it.
02 June 2014
Conference highlights benefits of healthier families and societies
Key presentations from this year’s Helping Families Change Conference in Sydney, Australia, are now available to read online at the HFCC website.
15 April 2014
Even paediatricians have difficult parenting moments
Dr Mary “Beth” Vo, a US paediatrician, has written a powerful opinion piece about how her own parenting experiences have given her added insight into the importance of the Triple P — Positive Parenting Program®.
11 April 2014
Study finds authoritarian parenting correlates with obesity
Children are more likely to be obese in families where the parenting style is authoritarian, new research shows.
26 February 2014
Award winners – Helping Families Change Conference 2014
An Indigenous woman who has become a leading practitioner working with Aboriginal communities and a former refugee from Sierra Leone, who now specialises in African migrant liaison, took out top honours at the closing awards presentation at last week’s Helping Families Change Conference in Sydney, Australia.
21 January 2014
Major foundation supports Triple P
One of Australia’s leading philanthropic foundations has recognised the role the University of Queensland’s Triple P – Positive Parenting Program plays in creating positive social change.
15 January 2014
3 generations benefit from grandparents' program
A study into a ‘refresher’ parenting program for grandparents has found it not only improved grandchildren’s behaviour but lowered grandparents’ depression, anxiety and stress, and resulted in better relationships with their own [adult] children, reports Reuters Health/Reuters.com.