Picture a crammed circle of chairs in a conference room, with 50 dedicated family support workers and researchers from around the world discussing how we can enhance services in Indigenous communities. What an amazing opportunity to share experiences and insights, and to engage more of the professional community in this much-needed work. The recent Helping […]
Dr Karen Turner is Deputy Director (Programs) at the Parenting and Family Support Centre, The University of Queensland. Karen joined the School in 1996. She has co-authored Triple P – Positive Parenting Program resources, including professional manuals and teaching aids, parent workbooks and tip sheet series, and DVD programs, which are currently being used in over 25 countries. Her research has spanned projects relating to the prevention and treatment of a variety of childhood behavioural and emotional problems. An ongoing theme has been the evaluation of innovative methods of improving parents’ access to evidence-based parenting information and support, including media and online parenting interventions. She has also conducted research into the cultural tailoring of mainstream parenting programs for Indigenous families and enhancing the training and post-training environment for Indigenous health workers.
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The Triple P—Positive Parenting Program is one of the world’s most effective parenting interventions and one of the few based on ongoing evidence from scientific research. Developed by Professor Matt Sanders and colleagues at The University of Queensland (Australia), Triple P has been shown to work across hundreds of thousands of families through over 30 years of research.
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