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Title: Triple P - Positive Parenting Program Small Changes, Big

Triple P - Positive Parenting Program
  • Small Changes, Big Differences for Leeds and
  • School Presentation

  • Why we are using Triple P in Leeds and Grenville?
  • What is Triple P - Positive Parenting Program?
  • What it looks like for parents.
  • The future of Triple P in Leeds and Grenville

Whats the Challenge for our Communities?
  • The Public say that low level crime, anti social
    behaviour and disrespect are big concerns.
  • Anti social behaviour is expensive emotionally
    and financially.
  • We can predict those children who are likely to
    go on to engage in crime and anti social
  • We know how to do something about it.

Whats the Challenge for our Kids?
  • Poor relationships with others (few friends,
    failed love relationships)
  • Low resilience
  • Poor qualifications and work history
  • Low frustration tolerance
  • Easily upset and see threat everywhere
  • Greater involvement in antisocial behaviour and
    drug misuse
  • Families who feel let down, upset, angry or

Good parenting is the key
  • Foundations for childrens social and emotional
    skills and relationships are laid in the early
  • Parents teach by example a childs values, skills
    and behaviours
  • Parenting practices influence whether children
  • develop confidence
  • reach their potential
  • get on well with others
  • develop strong character eg. respect

Can you teach good parenting?
Research shows
  • Strong evidence that the quality of parenting
    children receive has a pervasive influence on all
    aspects of their development
  • Parenting interventions are amongst the most
    powerful and cost-effective tools available to a
    community to prevent and manage behavioural and
    emotional problems in children
  • The single most important thing we can do to
    prevent serious behavioural and emotional
    problems and abuse of children is to increase the
    confidence, skills and knowledge of parents in
    the task of raising children at a population

Percentage of children in each family income
Highest proportion of children developing
problems come from low income families
Percentage of all children with problems
84 of cases are not from low income families
Key principles of positive parenting
  • Ensuring a safe, engaging environment
  • Creating a positive learning environment
  • Using assertive discipline
  • Having realistic expectations
  • Taking care of yourself as a parent

Positive parenting and building respect
The Triple P-Positive Parenting Program
Triple P is a parenting and family support
strategy that aims to prevent severe behavioural,
emotional and developmental problems in children,
while focusing on positives.
  • Flexible system of parenting and family support
  • Evidence-based
  • Prevention / early intervention approach
  • Five intervention levels
  • Population health framework

What is Triple P?
  • Founded on more than 25 years of clinical
    research at The University of Queenslands
    Parenting and Family Support Centre.
  • Offers evidence-based principles and advice that
    are effective for many parents.
  • While scientifically based, Triple P strategies
    are easily understood.
  • Principles work across all cultures, as evidenced
    in its application by governments, care and
    education professionals in nations as diverse as
    USA, UK, Canada, Germany, Switzerland,
    Netherlands, Belgium, Hong Kong, Singapore,
    Australia, New Zealand, Iran and Japan.

Why we are using Triple P In Leeds and Grenville?
  • The Triple P system is very effective in reducing
    behaviour problems,
  • But
  • more than half of the strategies are focused on
    developing positive relationships, attitudes,
    skills and contact.

Triple P Helps Families
  • Create a stable, supportive, harmonious family
  • Teach children skills to get along with others
  • Deal positively, consistently and decisively with
    problem behaviour should it arise
  • Encourage positive behaviour
  • Develop realistic expectations

Commonly reported problems
  • Feeling guilty
  • Leaving work at work
  • Switching off
  • Not having enough time for either domain
  • Managing housework daily tasks
  • The morning routine and witching hour
  • Having to work late
  • Dealing with stress
  • Taking frustration out on partner and children
  • Marital Conflict
  • Not having personal time
  • Work overload (feeling like two full time jobs)
  • Spending quality time with children

  • Well-researched it works!
  • Population Health approach
  • Continuum of service
  • Cooperation among service providers builds
    multi-sector, multi-disciplinary partnerships
  • Complementary with other interventions and
    current philosophies on treatment
  • built-in Quality Assurance features
  • Builds a network of care and support
  • In the past, various parenting courses were
    offered by various organizations with little
    attempt to coordinate, to ensure consistent
    messages and strategies are being presented to
  • Not a one size fits all solution
  • We need a universal language that parents can
    easily understand

  • Strives to nurture parent-child relationships
  • Where relevant, strengthens two-parent
  • Validates the need for parental self-care and
    enhances parental stress management skills
  • Promotes the independence and health of families
    by enhancing the knowledge, skills and confidence
    of parents
  • Reduces the incidence of child abuse, mental
    illness, behavioural problems, delinquency and
    related problems
  • Promotes the development, growth, health and
    social competencies of children and youth

  • Aimed at empowering parents to be resourceful,
    identify and build on their strengths, including
    their own problem-solving

Levels of Intervention
Universal Triple P Level One
Selected Triple P Level Two
Primary Care Triple P Level three
Standard Triple P Level four
Enhanced Triple P Level five
Levels of Triple P
  • 1. Universal Triple P
  • Media-based parenting information campaign
  • 2. Selected Triple P
  • Information/advice for a specific parenting
  • 3. Primary Care Triple P
  • Narrow focus parenting skills training
  • 4. Standard/Group/Self-Directed Triple P
  • Broad focus parenting skills training
  • 5. Enhanced Pathways Triple P
  • Behavioural family intervention

Triple P Large Group Seminar Series
Seminar 1 The Power of Positive Parenting
Seminar 2 Raising confident, competent children
Seminar 3 Raising resilient children
Selected Triple PInformation and Support
  • It is recommended that in schools, information
    focuses on positive skills development.

Selected Triple PInformation and Support
  • Provides community seminars and/or brief
    consultation and provision of self-help resources
    through maternal and child health services,
    health visiting services, family doctors,
    childcare centres, kindergartens, pre-schools,
    schools and other community agencies.
  • Information focuses on positive skills
    development, particularly behaviour issues or an
    approaching developmental milestone.

Implication for Schools
  • More prevention, less reactive intervention for
    children and families
  • More childrens needs being met sooner and less
  • Fewer parent/child conflict issues
  • Decrease in parent frustration/inconsistencies,
    therefore decrease in moderately severe physical
  • Community resources promoting the same
    information and discipline techniques
  • Less reliance on one resource

Who are Triple P Practitioners?
  • Social Workers
  • Public Health Nurses
  • Child Welfare/ Youth and Family Workers
  • Early Childhood Educators
  • Education staff
  • Police
  • Clergy
  • Health Practitioners
  • ?

Role of the School
  • Research tells us that the schools support and
    involvement in Triple P has a significant impact
    on positive outcomes for the children and

The Future
  • School staff, the ones most often consulted by
    parent seeking help, are aware of the ways to
    access Triple P services in the community
  • Triple P in schools facilitating stronger links
    between community services to support families

For more about Triple P
  • Small Changes, Big Differences
  • for Leeds and Grenville