ERIC Number: EJ1042770
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Aug
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 64
A Review and Critique of 16 Major Parent Education Programs
Collins, Christina L.
Journal of Extension, v50 n4 Article 4FEA8 Aug 2012
There are many parent education programs available for Extension professionals. How does a busy Extension professional decide which is best for his/her clients? This article provides a practical review and critique of 16 major parenting educational programs using three review criteria--program readiness, strength of scientific base, and empirical evidence of program effectiveness. Best programs included STAR Parenting, Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14, Systematic Training for Effective Parenting, and Triple P-Positive Parenting Program.
Descriptors: Parent Education, Extension Education, Extension Agents, Program Evaluation, Readiness, Program Effectiveness, Curriculum Development, Best Practices
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Adult Education
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