Entries by Staff Writers

‘Now, when there is a problem, I just breathe and I deal with the problem with no anger. This is good. For me, I think the program has changed my life.’

  Evidence of cultural acceptability in research trials is one thing. But a video produced by a local authority in the United Kingdom which is delivering Triple P Seminars, Triple P Discussion Groups and Group Triple to parents is a convincing argument for the way the program can help parents across all sections of the […]

Meta-analysis finds parenting interventions work best in helping children with disruptive behaviour problems

A meta-analysis published in the journal Paediatrics has identified the critical role that parents play in interventions aimed at helping children with disruptive behaviour problems and suggests policy makers should take note. US researchers led by Dr Richard Epstein found that parenting interventions work better either on their own or in combination with other interventions […]

Proud rugby school famous for turning out All Blacks takes Triple P founder back to where it all began

A New Zealand boys high school famous for its connection to the mighty All Blacks has recognised The University of Queensland’s Professor Matt Sanders among its first distinguished alumni. Professor Sanders is the founder of the Triple P – Positive Parenting Program, a Professor of Clinical Psychology and director of UQ’s Parenting and Family Support […]

Queensland Government rollout of Triple P launched with free parenting seminars

A large media contingent was present for the official launch of the Queensland Government and Triple P International’s Queensland-wide roll-out of the Triple P – Positive Parenting Program at Broncos Leagues Club last Wednesday. Triple P founder and director of the University of Queensland’s Parenting and Family Support Centre, Professor Matt Sanders, pictured above with Queensland Government Communities Minister, […]

New direction in Triple P research looks at harnessing the power of the family

  An unusual collaboration is looking at whether a solution that has already helped millions around the world can be adapted and integrated to tackle some of the world’s toughest problems. University of Queensland researchers across the behavioural sciences, engineering, business and marine environmental management are working together with researchers from the newly formed Triple P […]

Triple P parenting seminars in Western Australia earn top marks

Feedback from both practitioners and parents at a recent West Australian Triple P parenting and professional development seminar has been overwhelmingly positive, organisers say. The professional development forum, organised by the WA Department of Health, Department of Education and Department of Local Government and Communities Department, was also attended by the acting Commissioner for Children […]