Triple P (Positive Parenting Program)

The Triple P, Positive Parenting Program, is one of the most effective evidence-based parenting programs in the world, backed up by more than 35 years of ongoing research. Triple P gives parents/caregivers simple and practical strategies to help them build strong, healthy relationships, confidently manage their children/youth’s behaviour and prevent problems from developing.

Goals of the Program:

  • To assist parents/caregivers to build strong, healthy relationships with their children/youth
  • To help parents/caregivers develop effective strategies for dealing with a variety of child and adolescent issues
  • To provide parents/caregivers with the confidence and skills to be self-sufficient to manage problems independently
  • To deliver the exact amount of support a parent/caregiver needs (enough but not too much)

Inclusionary Criteria:

  • Residents of Peel
  • Parents/caregivers of children and youth aged 0-17 years
  • Parents/caregivers who have expressed concerns about their child/youths’ behavioural difficulties at home and in the community, and who require support and training in positive parenting
  • Parents/caregivers who want to build strong, healthy relationships with their children/youth
  • Parents/caregivers who are able to commit to actively participate in 10 – 12 weekly individualized sessions

Exclusionary Criteria:

  • Children/youth or their parents/caregivers who are actively suicidal, homicidal or in need of immediate crisis stabilization
  • When the safety of the Worker cannot be ensured

Referral Sources:

  • Peel Children’s Aid
  • Self-referrals
  • Community service providers

Referral Process:

Parents/caregivers can make a self-referral by contacting WhereToStart.ca or by calling 905.451.4655.

Partner organizations and AYSP staff working with clients who meet eligibility requirements can make a referral to the Triple P program via the Internal Transfer Protocol.

Peel Children’s Aid workers forward referrals to the designated Peel Children’s Aid Supervisor. These are then sent to AYSP’s Intake Specialist.

The Triple P Program Supervisor is available to answer any questions you may have regarding the referral process or program criteria.