The case for a greater role for parents in helping teens

It might have been a small study in terms of numbers. And problems assigning some parents to particular sessions also meant it couldn’t quite be labelled a randomised controlled trial.

But I still find Raziye Salari’s study into families who participated in a trial of Standard Teen Triple P exciting nonetheless.

By showing that parents have a significant role to play in teen development, Raziye’s study points to the importance of parenting across the lifecourse and shines a light on where we need to go in the future.

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