Positive Parenting Program in Foster Care

Positive Parenting Program in Foster Care

The purpose of the study is to evaluate early implementation outcomes of a positive parenting program, Child Adult Relationship Enhancement in Primary Care (PriCARE), in the foster care setting and to assess the efficacy of PriCARE in promoting positive parenting and increasing empathy among foster caregivers.

No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Behavioral - PriCARE

PriCARE is a group parent training program designed to improve child behavior, improve parent-child relationships, and decrease stress for parents. PriCARE emphasizes the 3 Ps (Praise, Paraphrase, and Point-out-Behavior). The training initially focuses on parenting skills including giving attention to the child's positive behaviors and ignoring minor misbehaviors. The second phase of training includes teaching techniques for giving children effective commands to set age-appropriate limits. The P more on

A Pilot Study to Identify Best Practices for Implementation of a Positive Parenting Training Program in the Foster Care Population