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What is Triple P?
Triple P is an evidence-based positive parenting program* which:
¨ Promotes good communication
¨ Builds relationships
¨ Promotes children’s development
¨ Helps recognise causes of behaviour
¨ Teaches parents how to encourage desirable behaviours & manage problem behaviour in a caring way.
*research conducted at University of Queensland, Parent & Family Support Centre, School of Psychology, Australia.
Triple P is based on 5 Principles of Positive Parenting:
1. Create a safe, engaging environment
2. Create a positive learning environment
3. Use assertive discipline
4. Have realistic expectations
5. Take care of yourself as a parent
What parenting skills does Triple P teach?
̃ Parent-child relationship enhancement skills
̃ Encouraging desirable behaviour
̃ Teaching new skills & behaviours
̃ Managing misbehaviours
̃ Preventing problems in high risk situations
̃ Mood management & coping skills
̃ Partner support & communication skills
Benefits to Parents:
̃ Learn and practise skills to manage children’s unpredictable behaviour
̃ Develop a positive parenting style
̃ Practise good communication and positive attention which will help children develop
̃ Solve current parenting problems
̃ Prevent future problems before they arise
̃ Easy to understand and implement
Benefits to Children & Teenagers:
̃ Develop positive personal and behavioural skills
̃ Receive positive attention from parents
̃ Learn to communicate in a positive way
̃ Will feel good about themselves
̃ Experience predictable consequences for misbehaviour
̃ Less likely to develop behaviour problems
Benefits to Schools:
̃ Triple P has been developed and researched by psychologists and, when the skills are practiced, is proven to show an overall improvement in children’s behaviours.
̃ Reduced levels in children’s emotional and behavioural problems, including conduct and anxiety.
̃ Assist and support parents in their role of raising children.
̃ Create a more confident parent community.
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