parenting

Family strengthening for prevention of substance use in adolescents

Created by
Diego García Huidobro, Iván Muñoz y Catalina Burmeister
Publication Date

In 2017, a major alliance was generated between the School of Medicine of the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and the Paréntesis Foundation which was funded by the FONDECYT Project No. 11170834: "Development and Evaluation of a Parenting Intervention to Reduce Youth Alcohol and Tobacco Use".

Parenting, Teens, and Alcohol

Created by
The Matilda Centre

Parents often receive conflicting information regarding what’s best for their child when it comes to alcohol.

This session dispels a number of myths surrounding the topic and provides practical tips to parents for preventing alcohol use and reducing alcohol-related harms among teenagers.

Parenting under COVID-19

Created by
UNODC

Families across the globe are adapting to changes due to (COVID-19).

While isolation can represent an opportunity for families to spend time together, many caregivers will be experiencing conflicting feelings and priorities, as well as practical challenges.

Role of Parenting Styles in Internalizing, Externalizing, and Adjustment Problems in Children

Citation
Moreno Méndez, J., Espada Sánchez, J., & Gómez Becerra, M. (2020). Role of parenting styles in internalizing, externalizing, and adjustment problems in children.Salud Mental, 43(2), 73-84. doi:https://doi.org/10.17711/SM.0185-3325.2020.011

Abstract

Introduction. Different studies have reported the relationship of parenting styles with adjustment problems in children. However, it has not been specified which aspects of parenting styles play a central role in the manifestation of such psychological problems. 

Effectiveness Bank Analysis: ‘No Effect’ from Targeting Child Drinking via the Parents

Citation
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews: 2019, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD012287.
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Findings of this comprehensive review seem to almost entirely deflate what in the mid-2000s was a bubble of enthusiasm for parental programmes as a way to prevent or reduce drinking among teenagers - but despite this overall verdict, some interventions have had remarkable results.