The CBC documentary *"Angry Kids/ Stressed Out Parents"* featured Triple P, an evidence based and proven program effective in helping parents develop effective parenting skills. Research has shown that the earlier we intervene and give parents the skills and confidence needed to effectively raise children results in healthier children. (citation required) Triple P promotes good communication and strong relationships between parents and children. It helps parents recognize the causes of common problems and shows them how they may deal with these problems in a constructive and caring way by encouraging desirable behaviour in their children.
Parents who attend the course will learn to:
Alternatively, Triple P helps parents recognize the causes of common child behaviour problems and encourage desirable behaviour in their children. The five key principles of positive parenting that are covered are;
A variety of programs are available depending on parents' and children's needs. There are also parenting videos, tip-sheets, workbooks, and other helpful materials. there is no one right way to be a parent. Triple P offers information, support and practical answers to everyday parenting concerns. Seven 2 1/2 hour sessions (day or evening) workbook (supplied).
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