The present study examined the role of socio‐demographic and family risk factors as mediators or moderators of the success of parents undertaking a universal group parent training programme for young children. The results showed that parents' capacity to change dysfunctional parenting practices was not moderated by the child's gender, family income, family type, or pre‐intervention level of parental stress, but was partially mediated by changes in parental satisfaction and efficacy. Irrespective of their socio‐demographic background, parents who completed the Triple‐P Positive Parenting Programme were equally likely to succeed in changing their parenting practices. These findings suggest the robustness of intervention effects across a diverse range of parents.
McTaggart, P. and Sanders, M. (2007), "Mediators and moderators of change in dysfunctional parenting in a school‐based universal application of the Triple‐P Positive Parenting Programme", Journal of Children's Services, Vol. 2 No. 1, pp. 4-17. https://doi.org/10.1108/17466660200700002
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