The promotion of self-regulation through parenting interventions

Sanders, Matthew R. and Mazzucchelli, Trevor G. (2013) The promotion of self-regulation through parenting interventions. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 16 1: 1-17. doi:10.1007/s10567-013-0129-z


Author Sanders, Matthew R.
Mazzucchelli, Trevor G.
Title The promotion of self-regulation through parenting interventions
Journal name Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1096-4037
1573-2827
Publication date 2013-03
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1007/s10567-013-0129-z
Open Access Status
Volume 16
Issue 1
Start page 1
End page 17
Total pages 17
Place of publication New York, NY, United States
Publisher Springer New York
Collection year 2014
Language eng
Abstract The capacity for a parent to self-regulate their own performance is argued to be a fundamental process underpinning the maintenance of positive, nurturing, non-abusive parenting practices that promote good developmental and health outcomes in children. Deficits in self-regulatory capacity, which have their origins in early childhood, are common in many psychological disorders, and strengthening self-regulation skills is widely recognised as an important goal in many psychological therapies and is a fundamental goal in preventive interventions. Attainment of enhanced self-regulation skills enables individuals to gain a greater sense of personal control and mastery over their life. This paper illustrates how the self-regulatory principles can be applied to parenting and family-based interventions at the level of the child, parent, practitioner and organisation. The Triple P-Positive Parenting Program, which uses a self-regulatory model of intervention, is used as an example to illustrate the robustness and versatility of the self-regulation approach to all phases of the parent consultation process.
Keyword Self-regulation
Parenting
Child behaviour
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

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