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Triple P-Positive Parenting Program®-Home Visiting (Triple P-Home Visiting)

Last Updated: July 2014

In Brief for Positive Parenting Practices Outcomes

Impact Studies Rated Moderate


Shapiro, C., Kilburn, J., & Hardin, J. Prevention of behavior problems in a selected population: Stepping Stones Triple P for parents of young children with disabilities. Unpublished manuscript.
Results for Triple P-Home Visiting: Stepping Stones
Show Study Effects Details
Outcome Effect Sample Timing of Follow-Up Sample Size Program Group Comparison Group Mean Difference or Odds Ratio
Statistical Significance
Effect Size
Outcome Type
Keys to Interactive Parenting Scale (KIPS) No Effect SSTP RCT -Study 2 5 months Taken from CONSORT diagram - analytic sample sizes not reported Adjusted mean = 3.80 Adjusted mean = 3.43 MD = 0.37 Not statistically significant,
p = 0.06
HomVEE = 0.46 Primary
Parenting Scale (PS) - Hostility No Effect SSTP RCT -Study 2 5 months Taken from CONSORT diagram - analytic sample sizes not reported Adjusted mean = 1.55 Adjusted mean = 1.71 MD = -0.161 Not statistically significant,
p = 0.43
HomVEE = -0.21 Secondary
Parenting Scale (PS) - Laxness No Effect SSTP RCT -Study 2 5 months Taken from CONSORT diagram - analytic sample sizes not reported Adjusted mean = 2.40 Adjusted mean = 2.64 MD = -0.241 Not statistically significant,
p = 0.17
HomVEE = -0.27 Secondary
Parenting Scale (PS) - Over-reactivity No Effect SSTP RCT -Study 2 5 months Taken from CONSORT diagram - analytic sample sizes not reported Adjusted mean = 2.00 Adjusted mean = 2.47 MD = -0.471 Not statistically significant,
p = 0.78
HomVEE = -0.41 Secondary
Parenting Scale (PS) - Total No Effect SSTP RCT -Study 2 5 months Taken from CONSORT diagram - analytic sample sizes not reported Adjusted mean = 2.15 Adjusted mean = 2.49 MD = -0.341 Not statistically significant,
p = 0.20
HomVEE = -0.47 Secondary
Toddler Care Questionnaire (TCQ) No Effect SSTP RCT -Study 2 5 months Taken from CONSORT diagram - analytic sample sizes not reported Adjusted mean = 165.89 Adjusted mean = 161.63 MD = 4.26 Not statistically significant,
p = 0.93
HomVEE = 0.26 Secondary

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Show Study Outcome Measure Summary
Outcome Description of Measure Data Collection Method Properties of the Outcome Measure Outcome Type
Keys to Interactive Parenting Scale (KIPS) Structured observation toll that assesses the quality of parenting behaviors during free play Observer report Not reported Primary
Parenting Scale (PS) - Hostility Subscale of 30-item assessment of dysfunctional parental discipline styles Parent report α = 0.80-0.85 Secondary
Parenting Scale (PS) - Laxness Subscale of 30-item assessment of dysfunctional parental discipline styles Parent report α = 0.80-0.85 Secondary
Parenting Scale (PS) - Over-reactivity Subscale of 30-item assessment of dysfunctional parental discipline styles Parent report α = 0.80-0.85 Secondary
Parenting Scale (PS) - Total 30-item assessment of dysfunctional parental discipline styles Parent report α = 0.80-0.85 Secondary
Toddler Care Questionnaire (TCQ) 37-item measure assessing maternal confidence in managing developmental issues for toddlers Not reported Not reported Secondary
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