30 October 2014
HFCC 2015 draft program, award nominations
"Parenting in a Changing and Complex World" has been declared the theme of the 17th annual Helping Families Change Conference, which will give practitioners, academics and policy makers the chance to see the latest research and engage with world leaders in the field of family intervention.
18 September 2014
Triple P hits the headlines in Japan
Japanese newspaper Yomiuri Shimbun — said to have the largest readership in the world with a daily circulation of more than 13 million — has covered Professor Matt Sanders’ recent address to the Japanese Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect.
30 July 2014
Parents can play key role in protecting kids from school bullies
A new study shows that protecting children from bullying and associated emotional problems is more successful when appropriate parenting strategies are used in addition to school-based strategies.
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®.