Teen Triple P Discussion Groups – for the common problems of raising teens

IS THIS YOUR FAMILY?

A teenager who is rude and refuses to follow family rules. One who screams or cries at the drop of a hat. A teenager who is arguing with everyone in the family.  Or one who’s drinking, skipping school or hanging out with a bad crowd. 

If any of these descriptions fit your teenager, Teen Triple P Discussion Groups can help. Teen Triple P Discussion Groups are short, small group sessions that offer parents practical advice for tackling specific problem behaviour. 

WHAT ARE TEEN TRIPLE P DISCUSSION GROUPS?

A discussion group is a short, small group session run by an accredited Triple P provider.  Each session brings together a maximum of 10-12 parents who are experiencing the same parenting issue. There are four problem topics to choose from: 

  • Coping with Teenagers’ Emotions
  • Getting Teenagers to Cooperate
  • Reducing Family Conflict
  • Building Teenagers’ Survival Skills

WHAT HAPPENS AT A DISCUSSION GROUP?

In a relaxed group session, your provider will give you tips and suggestions for dealing with your teenager’s problem behaviour. You’ll see short video clips showing other parents successfully dealing with the same issue and you’ll be encouraged to share your thoughts with the other parents in the group, if you wish to. You’ll also be given a take-home workbook with simple exercises and information to help you try your new strategies at home.

HOW LONG DO THE SESSIONS TAKE AND HOW MANY DO I ATTEND?

A Teen Triple P Discussion Group session takes two hours. You may do as many, or as few, as you like. One, two, three or four – it’s up to you!