The effectiveness of Stepping Stones Triple P parenting support in parents of children with borderline to mild intellectual disability and psychosocial problems: a randomized controlled trial
BMC Medicine 2014, 12:191 (28 October 2014)
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In a randomized controlled trial, the parenting support program Stepping Stones Triple P effectively reduces psychosocial problems in children with disabilities over a 3 month period, but not after 6 months, suggesting short-term benefits of the program.
Triple P-Positive Parenting programs: the folly of basing social policy on underpowered flawed studies
BMC Medicine 2013, 11:11 (16 January 2013)
Coyne and Kwakkenbos comment on a recent meta-analysis which questioned the long-term effectiveness of the Triple P parenting programme, and highlight that policy makers should be aware that positive results reported by underpowered trials can be misleading.
A commentary on evidenced-based parenting programs: redressing misconceptions of the empirical support for Triple P
BMC Medicine 2012, 10:145 (22 November 2012)
A recent systematic review and meta-analysis on the Triple P parenting programme questioned the long-term effectiveness of the programme; Matthew Sanders and colleagues comment on the potential limitations of the analysis, and highlight the evidence-base upon which the programme has been built.
How evidence-based is an 'evidence-based parenting program'? A PRISMA systematic review and meta-analysis of Triple P
BMC Medicine 2012, 10:130 (2 November 2012)
A systematic review and meta-analysis on the outcomes of the Triple P positive parenting programme, indicates long-term effectiveness has not been adequately assessed, and highlights a thorough review of the system is needed before further implementation of the programme is approved.