Independent evaluation of the Triple P – Positive Parenting Program shows population-level health benefits across an entire community

It’s been years in the making but now that the findings have been released, it’s immensely heartening to see that those who deserve the credit in Ireland are gaining the recognition they deserve.

The results of an independent evaluation conducted by a research team from the National University of Ireland in Galway into a population-wide rollout of Triple P were launched in Athlone, in the Irish Midlands, this week.

And the findings, which included a 37.5 per cent drop in the numbers of children with clinically elevated levels of social, emotional and behavioural problems, show just how powerful local partnerships can be when they share a vision to support all parents in the task of raising their children.

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