An Evaluation of Partners in Parenting: A Parent Education Curriculum Implemented by County Extension Agents in Colorado.

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Journal Name
Journal of Extension
Journal Volume
49
Journal Issue
4
Page Count
11
Year Published
2011
Author (Individual)
Wilson, Kristina.
Hahn, Laura.
Gonzalez, Patricia.
Henry, Kimberly.
Cerbana, Christine.
Resource Type
Journal Article
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Resource Language
English
The study reported here evaluated the efficacy of Partners in Parenting (PIP), which, in collaboration with Colorado State University Extension, was implemented in seven counties across Colorado. A total of 54 parents took part in the study. A pretest/posttest design was used to assess short-term changes in parenting practices, parental attitudes, and parental stress following intervention. After PIP, parents demonstrated improvement in basic elements of parent-child relationships and parenting attitudes and skills. These promising results warrant further investigation into the benefits of parent education programs implemented by Extension agencies in the communities they serve. (Author abstract)

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