Triple P - Positive Parenting Program®—Variants suitable for home visiting

No Triple P intervention is exclusively delivered in the home with families with children from birth through age 5. This profile is based on (1) studies of programs that provided Triple P services in the home to families with children from birth through age 5, and (2) developer input on the Triple P interventions suitable for delivery in the home with families with children from birth through age 5.

Last updated: 2019

Effects shown in research & outcome measure details

Positive parenting practices

Findings rated moderate

Triple P - Home Visiting: Standard Stepping Stones
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Outcome measure Effect Follow-up timing Sample Sample size Intervention group Comparison group Group difference Effect size Statistical significance Notes
Keys to Interactive Parenting Scale (KIPS)
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
5 months SSSTP RCT -Study 2 39 parents Adjusted mean = 3.80 Adjusted mean = 3.43 Mean difference = 0.37 HomeVEE calculated = 0.46 Not statistically significant,
p = 0.06
Parenting Scale (PS) - Hostility
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
5 months SSSTP RCT -Study 2 39 parents Adjusted mean = 1.55 Adjusted mean = 1.71 Mean difference = -0.16 HomeVEE calculated = -0.21 Not statistically significant,
p = 0.43

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Negative favors intervention

Parenting Scale (PS) - Laxness
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
5 months SSSTP RCT -Study 2 39 parents Adjusted mean = 2.40 Adjusted mean = 2.64 Mean difference = -0.24 HomeVEE calculated = -0.27 Not statistically significant,
p = 0.17

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Negative favors intervention

Parenting Scale (PS) - Over-reactivity
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
5 months SSSTP RCT -Study 2 39 parents Adjusted mean = 2.00 Adjusted mean = 2.47 Mean difference = -0.47 HomeVEE calculated = -0.41 Not statistically significant,
p = 0.78

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Negative favors intervention

Parenting Scale (PS) - Total
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
5 months SSSTP RCT -Study 2 39 parents Adjusted mean = 2.15 Adjusted mean = 2.49 Mean difference = -0.34 HomeVEE calculated = -0.47 Not statistically significant,
p = 0.20

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Negative favors intervention

Toddler Care Questionnaire (TCQ)
FavorableUnfavorable or ambiguousNo Effect
5 months SSSTP RCT -Study 2 39 parents Adjusted mean = 165.89 Adjusted mean = 161.63 Mean difference = 4.26 HomeVEE calculated = 0.26 Not statistically significant,
p = 0.93
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Outcome measure Outcome measure description Collection method Properties Operations links

Keys to Interactive Parenting Scale (KIPS)

Structured observation toll that assesses the quality of parenting behaviors during free play

Observer report

Not reported

Parenting Scale (PS) - Hostility

Subscale of 30-item assessment of dysfunctional parental discipline styles

Parent report

α = 0.80-0.85

Parenting Scale (PS) - Laxness

Subscale of 30-item assessment of dysfunctional parental discipline styles

Parent report

α = 0.80-0.85

Parenting Scale (PS) - Over-reactivity

Subscale of 30-item assessment of dysfunctional parental discipline styles

Parent report

α = 0.80-0.85

Parenting Scale (PS) - Total

30-item assessment of dysfunctional parental discipline styles

Parent report

α = 0.80-0.85

Toddler Care Questionnaire (TCQ)

37-item measure assessing maternal confidence in managing developmental issues for toddlers

Not reported

Not reported

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