ERIC Number: EJ645910
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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The Benefits of Parenting Self-Help Groups for Rural Latino Parents.
Wituk, Scott; Commer, Amy; Lindstrom, Julie; Meisen, Greg
Journal of Rural Community Psychology, vE4 n1 2001
A survey of 118 rural, mostly female, Latino participants in Parents Helping Parents (PHP)--a Kansas network of parenting self-help groups--found high satisfaction with PHP. PHP provided support and information concerning child rearing and child development, improved family communication, and increased the use of alternative means of discipline. (Contains 15 references.) (SV)
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Discipline, Family Environment, Hispanic Americans, Parent Attitudes, Parent Education, Participant Satisfaction, Rural Areas, Self Help Programs, Social Support Groups
For full text: http://www.marshall.edu/jrcp/WituckSI.htm.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Location: Kansas