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.
20 December 2013
Top 5 Parenting Programs improve mental health
A new University of Washington (UW) study has identified five parenting programs (including the Triple P – Positive Parenting Program) that are especially effective at reducing aggression, depression and anxiety in children, and result in better mental health and reduced substance abuse in adolescents.
06 December 2013
Parenting help to reduce crime
Rockdale County in the US state of Georgia is using parenting education and support to help reduce crime, create a healthier community, and break the cycle of child abuse says a report in The Rockdale News.
19 November 2013
Remember children’s emotional needs after natural disasters, says expert.
In the aftermath of natural disasters, children need ongoing support to help protect them from developing serious mental health issues such as post-traumatic stress and depression, according to a clinical psychologist who specialises in post-disaster care for families.