Effectiveness of Group Training Positive Parenting Program (Triple-P) on Parent-Child Relationship in Children with Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorders



Introduction: The purpose of the study was to determine the effectiveness of group training positive parenting program (Triple-P) on parent-child relationship in ADHD children aged 4-10 years old.
Method: The statistical population consisted of mothers of twenty-five children with ADHD. A number of mothers selected from Akhavan and Rofeide Centers in convenience from Akhavan and Rofeide Centers. They attended in 8 sessions (for 2 months one hour for each session) and trained with positive parenting program. Mothers completed Parent-Child Relationship Scale, before and after participating in training sessions. At the end of 8th session, data collected from pre-test and post-test situations and analyzed by analysis of variance with repeated measures and post-hoc Bonfroni test post-test situations and analyzed by dependent t-test.
Results: The results showed that implementing of group training positive parenting program led to reduction in conflict, dependency, also increase in closeness and improvement of mother-child relationship.
Conclusion: Group training positive parenting program can improve mother-child relations.