Triple P - Positive Parenting Program® - Level 3 Discussion Group

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About This Program

Target Population: Parents or caregivers of children ages 0-12 years with mild-moderate emotional and behavioral concerns

For parents/caregivers of children ages: 0 – 12

Brief Description

Triple P - Positive Parenting Program® - Level 3 Discussion Group (Level 3 Triple P Discussion Group) is one of the interventions within the Triple P - Positive Parenting Program System which helps parents learn strategies to promote social competence and self-regulation in children as well as decrease problem behavior. Level 3 Triple P Discussion Group offers 4 two-hour groups for parents on specific common behavior concerns. Parents set personal goals, develop their own parenting plans, and learn to use positive parenting strategies to encourage children to learn the skills and competencies they need. Level 3 Triple P Discussion Group is designed as brief, early intervention strategies to be offered by those in a community in regular contact with families of children and may include such settings as health care clinics, schools or early childhood education programs, childcare facilities, community libraries, and/or by other providers in various family-serving community agencies.

Program Goals:

The goals of Level 3 Triple P Discussion Group are:

  • Prevent development, or worsening, of severe behavioral, emotional and developmental problems in children and adolescents by enhancing the knowledge, skills, and confidence of parents
  • Increase parents’ competence in promoting healthy development and managing common behavior problems and developmental issues
  • Reduce parents’ use of coercive and punitive methods of disciplining children
  • Increase parents’ use of positive parenting strategies in managing their children’s behavior
  • Increase parental confidence in raising their children
  • Decrease child behavior problems (for families experiencing difficult child behavior)
  • Improve parenting partners’ communication about parenting issues
  • Reduce parenting stress associated with raising children

Contact Information

Agency/Affiliation: Triple P America
Phone: (803) 451-2278
Fax: (803) 451-2277

Date Research Evidence Last Reviewed by CEBC: May 2017

Date Program Content Last Reviewed by Program Staff: August 2017

Date Program Originally Loaded onto CEBC: September 2017