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07 April 2016

Families benefit from online help in more ways than one

What if online interactions could actually help parents be better parents… A study involving Triple P Online has found this could just be the case.

The aim of the study was to do more than just to give parents access to Triple P Online – researchers wanted the parents involved to be able to interact with each other and so an online community – Triple P Online Community – was created.


The study included 155 disadvantaged high-risk parents in Los Angeles, US, and the results have been positive.


The parents and their children showed improvements likely to lead to less stress and better developmental outcomes respectively.


Read the more at UQ News: Social media as a force for families.