What is Triple P?
The Triple P – Positive Parenting Program is a world-renowned program available to families in Boone County. Although Triple P Boone County targets children 0-5, the seminars are open to anyone parenting a child of any age. Backed by more than 30 years of international research, Triple P provides families with a tool kit of proven strategies for strengthening relationships with their children, promoting children’s development, and preventing or managing common parenting challenges – tantrums, biting, hitting, bedtime, and more. Parents and caregivers can get as little or as much parenting support as they'd like from trained Triple P practitioners in a number of organizations throughout the county.
Boone County has:
Triple P Seminars - A series of three classes that provide an introduction to Triple P positive parenting strategies.
Brief Individual Sessions - Quick tips and coaching from a trained Triple P practitioner in 1-4 brief one-on-one sessions.
Soon to come! Triple P Workshops - One-time classes on specific parenting topics such as preventing tantrums, encouraging your child's self-esteem, dealing with fears, lying, etc.
What Triple P Teaches
The Triple P program is built on five principles of positive parenting:
Ensuring a safe, interesting environment
Creating a positive learning environment
Using assertive discipline
Having realistic expectations
Taking care of yourself as a parent
Triple P offers parenting information and tips in four main areas:
Developing positive relationships
Encouraging desirable behavior
Teaching children new behaviors and skills
Whether you want a quick tip on how to handle a specific issue, some ideas on how to promote your child's development, or help with more complex family issues, a trained practitioner can tailor Triple P to suit your needs.