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(p. 252) Parenting Support and the School System 

(p. 252) Parenting Support and the School System
(p. 252) Parenting Support and the School System

Julie Hodges

, and Karyn L. Healy

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date: 08 August 2020

Children’s academic and well-being outcomes are influenced by both the home and the school environments. This means that parents and schools have a shared responsibility for promoting children’s development. Research shows that when parents and schools work together, students, parents, and teachers all benefit. One way in which schools can engage parents in their child’s education is by offering parenting support through parenting programs like the Triple P—Positive Parenting Program. Triple P can assist parents to develop effective morning, afternoon, and bedtime routines and to help students gain the self-management skills and the self-confidence necessary to succeed at school. This chapter discusses strategies and considerations for successfully implementing Triple P in schools, taking into account the school setting, workforce, and factors affecting parent participation.

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