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(p. 294) Technology-Assisted Delivery of Parenting Programs 

(p. 294) Technology-Assisted Delivery of Parenting Programs
(p. 294) Technology-Assisted Delivery of Parenting Programs

Karen M. T. Turner

, Sabine Baker

, and Jamin J. Day

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date: 25 May 2019

Increasingly, parents are looking to the Internet for information and advice about parenting. This presents an opportunity to broaden the reach and availability of evidence-based parenting support in an extremely cost-effective manner if we can harness the power of the Internet to deliver engaging and effective interactive programs. Online platforms provide the potential to tailor content and feedback to the user and reduce barriers to participation through ease and immediacy of access, flexibility and self-paced delivery, and increased privacy. This chapter examines the role of technology-assisted delivery of parenting support and discusses challenges in providing evidence-based parenting programs online. Learnings from research into the Triple P Online family of web-based programs are shared, including implementation issues that influence program outcomes, such as program engagement, dosage, and provision of professional support.

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