Triple P®

Positive Parenting Programme®

 

Positive Parenting Programme (Triple P) is an evidence-based parenting and family support programme designed to prevent behavioural, emotional and developmental problems in children by enhancing the knowledge, skills and confidence of parents.

 

Triple P is one of the most effective evidence-based* parenting programmes in the world. Triple P:

  • Offers parents preventive programmes of different intensities to meet your needs
  • Is effective in reducing child behavioural problems and improving parental self-efficacy and satisfaction
  • Is implemented in more than 25 countries, including Australia, Japan and Hong Kong

 

Endorsed by a respected research organisation, it is developed by Professor Matt Sanders through more than 30 years of clinical research trial. Evaluation research shows that it produces expected and consistent positive results; and results are attributed to the programme itself, rather than to other external factors or events. The programme is tailored for parents of primary and secondary school children.

 

Benefits of the programmes

  • Strengthen the relationship and bond between child/ teen and parents
  • Help the child/teen through challenging transition years
  • Reduction in oppositional behaviours in child/ teen
  • Fully subsidised for all parents of children/ teens studying in the supported schools
  • Both local and foreign parents are eligible to attend
  • Triple P Level 3 sessions can be conducted in vernacular languages in Mandarin and Malay
  • Are prevention as well as intervention in nature, i.e. the programmes are suitable for parents of children/ teens with non-at-risk and at-risk behaviours, customised to your parenting needs

 

*Evidence-based programmes are programmes which are peer reviewed by experts in the field and are recognised by a respected research organisation, and included in their list of effective programmes.

Triple P Level 2 Seminars

Key areas covered:

SeminarPrimary School TopicsSecondary School Topics
1Power of Positive ParentingRaising Resilient Teenagers
2Raising Confident, Competent ChildrenRaising Competent Teenagers
3Raising Resilient ChildrenGetting Teens connected

 

Duration:

3 seminars of 2h each

Triple P Level 3 One-to-One Coaching

 

Triple P Level 3 is for parents who are facing difficult parenting issues on a regular basis and require one-on-one help or coaching. The consultation sessions offer simple and practical strategies to help you confidently manage your children’s behaviour, prevent problems from developing and build strong, healthy relationships.

It is available for parents of children from birth to 12 years and for parents of teenagers with mild to moderate behavioural difficulties. Level 3 interventions deal with a specific problem behaviour or issue using tip sheets and the Positive Parenting Booklet to reinforce strategies.

 

Primary Care Triple P is for parents of children birth to 12 years.
Primary Care Teen Triple P is for parents of adolescents to 16 years.

 

Session topics:

SessionParents of Primary School-aged ChildrenParents of Secondary School-age Teens
1
  • Intake interview
  • Options for intervention
  • Intake interview
  • Options for intervention
2
  • Discuss causes of child behaviour problems
  • Develop specific goals for change
  • Develop a parenting plan
  • Homework tasks
  • Feedback of assessment rubrics
  • Influences on teens’ behaviour
  • Develop specific goals for change
  • Parenting Plan
  • Homework tasks
3
  • Review monitoring
  • Review implementation of parenting plan & fine-tuning
  • Overcoming obstacles to implementation
  • Homework tasks
  • Updates on progress
  • Review monitoring of target behaviour
  • Fine tune routines
  • Overcoming obstacles to implementation
  • Homework tasks
4
  • Review monitoring
  • Review progress
  • Maintenance of progress made
  • Review monitoring
  • Review implementation
  • Maintenance progress

 

Duration:

4 sessions of 1h per session

 

Mode:

Online platform or face-to-face sessions (Contact us to find out more!)

Signposts

 

Signposts for Building Better Behaviour is a programme that helps families prevent or manage the difficult behaviour of children aged 3-12 years, including those with developmental delay or intellectual disability. Signposts helps you as parents and caregivers to design a personalised program that suits the unique needs of your children and develop strategies to prevent and manage difficult behaviour.

Parents and caregivers who attended the programme were more confident and less stressed in their parenting role. Children’s difficult behaviours improved and their positive behaviours increased.

 

Key areas covered:

  • Understand the behaviours
  • Work out the purpose of the behaviours
  • Manage current difficult behaviours
  • Plan ahead for managing further difficult behaviours

 

 

ModuleTopic
1Measuring Your Child’s Behaviour
2Systematic Use of Daily Interactions
3Replacing Difficult Behaviour with Useful Uehaviour
4Planning for Better Behaviour
5Developing More Skills in Your Child

 

Duration:

5 sessions of 2.5h each

 

Target Audience:

Parents of primary school-aged children

Triple P Level 4 Group Sessions

 

Triple P Level 4 is for parents with concerns about their child’s behaviour who require intensive training in positive parenting or those who wish to learn a variety of parenting skills to apply to multiple contexts. The group sessions help parents learn strategies that promote social competence and self-regulation in children as well as decrease problem behaviour. The run comprises both Group and Individual/ Telephone sessions.

 

Key areas covered:

SessionTopic
1Positive Parenting
2Helping Children Develop
3Managing Misbehaviour
4Planning Ahead
5Individual Phone Consultation: Using Positive Parenting Strategies 1
6Individual Phone Consultation: Using Positive Parenting Strategies 2
7Individual Phone Consultation: Using Positive Parenting Strategies 3
8Programme Close

 

Duration:

5 group sessions of 2h each, 3 individual telephone consultations of 20min per session

 

How do I Apply for Triple P®?

 

If your child/ teen is from Primary 3/4 or Secondary 1/2 level:

  • The school would have given an Invitation Package to your child for you to complete the Strengths & Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) form
  • All completed SDQ forms will be collected by the school and passed to us for collation
  • Once the outcome from the SDQ form is collated, our Training Officer will contact you to confirm registration and attendance
  • If you have missed the distribution of Invitation packages from your child, you may ask the school for another package

 

If your child/ teen is from Primary 1/2/5/6 or Secondary 3/4/5 level:

  • Inform your child/ teen’s school teacher of your interest; they will pass you an Invitation Package and a Referral form for your completion
  • Return completed Referral form and Strengths & Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) form to your child/ teen’s teacher
  • You may also call us for an Invitation Package and a Referral form

 

Logistics of programmes

  • Venues of most programmes will be held at your child/ teen’s school premises or nearby community venues accessible to all
  • Exact dates and times will be informed through communication platforms like the school’s website, Class Dojo and/or Parents Gateway from your child/ teen’s school
  • Our Training Officer will contact you for programme registration and confirmation

Parenting Support Providers

 

Morning Star is one of the appointed Parenting Support Providers (PSP) by the Ministry of Social and Family Development to increase outreach to parents with parenting needs and improve coordination, especially for parents who need other services.

 

We are serving the Bedok & Geylang Serai region supporting the following schools:

 

PrimarySecondary
Bedok Green Primary SchoolBedok Green Secondary School
Canossa Catholic Primary SchoolBedok South Secondary School
Damai Primary SchoolBedok View Secondary School
Eunos Primary SchoolBroadrick Secondary School
Fengshan Primary SchoolCHIJ Katong Convent School
Geylang Methodist School (Primary)Chung Cheng High School (Main)
Haig Girls’ SchoolDamai Secondary School
Maha Bodhi SchoolGeylang Methodist School (Secondary)
Ngee Ann Primary SchoolPing Yi Secondary School
Opera Estate Primary SchoolSt. Anthony’s Canossian Secondary School
Red Swastika SchoolTanjong Katong Girls’ School
St. Anthony’s Canossian Primary SchoolTanjong Katong Secondary School
St. Stephen’s SchoolTemasek Secondary School
Tanjong Katong Primary SchoolVictoria School
Telok Kurau Primary School
Temasek Primary School
Yu Neng Primary School

 

 

For more information, please fill in the form below or call 6718 4618 or email training@morningstar.org.sg

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