BECOMING A TRIPLE P PRACTITIONER
Triple P Core Levels
The ‘Triple P – Positive Parenting Program’ is a suite of interventions of increasing intensity for parents of children birth to 16 years. Within each level, there is a choice for parents of how they get their positive parenting information.
Primary Care Triple P and Triple P Discussion Groups - Training Regions
If you work in one of these four DHB regions:
- Bay of Plenty
- Counties Manukau
... and you can deliver Primary Care Triple P and Triple P Discussion Groups, the following information will provide an overview of expectations and next steps.
For training in other Triple P programmes or if you are not working in one of the aforementioned DHB areas, please contact The Triple P New Zealand to explore training options: [email protected]
Primary Care Triple P and Triple P Discussion Groups - Training
MidCentral, Bay of Plenty, Counties Manukau, and Waitemata DHB regions
Whāraurau coordinates the training and clinical support of primary care and community practitioners. Triple P New Zealand Accredited trainers deliver the trainings and clinical support days. Along with Triple P New Zealand, Werry provides implementation support to Lead Primary Care Providers, in each of the DHB region.
The training, and the clinical support following training, along with the implementation support, and resources for use with families, is provided at no cost, it is funded by the Ministry of Health.
Outlined below are the opportunities and expectations when being part of this initiative.
- Three-day training in Primary Care Triple P and Triple P Discussion Groups
- Support preparing for accreditation
- Certification as an accredited provider (provided competencies are met) – a qualification from the University of Queensland
- Resources for parents
- Resources to increase community awareness of the programmes
- Clinical support from expert trainers (1 day and 5x 1-hour meetings)
- Ongoing support, clinical and implementation, by regional leads
- Support is tailored to need and includes:
- Low level support including phone or email support to practitioners on delivery and managers on implementation
- Intensive support including co-delivery
- Managers meeting with regional leads to discuss organisation readiness and implementation plans
- Managers attending a pre-training managers’ briefing
- Practitioners attend all training days
- Practitioners attend pre-accreditation support and accreditation
- Practitioners attend follow up consultation days (at least 1 day) and peer support and supervision (5 x 1-hour sessions).
- Organisations distribute promotional material as part of the awareness campaign
- Organisations deliver the programmes to parents following training
- Organisations report back to regional leads information about the delivery of the programmes
- With parents’ consent report to regional Lead Primary Care Provider on parent participation
Consider, do you?
- Have a vision that aligns with that of the initiative?
- Work with parents/family with children aged 0-12 who want to learn positive parenting strategies?
- Work with parents who have one to two recently developed concerns about their children’s behaviour and/or development?
- See parents on repeat occasions to go through Primary Care Triple P?
- Have the capacity to see groups of parents to deliver two-hour workshops?
Ideal candidates are:
- Passionate about working with parents and families
- Value evidence-based programmes
- Currently and in foreseeable future have the capacity to do this work within their role
- Provide practitioners time to attend support activities and provide support beginning and then embedding programme delivery
- Have access to audio-visual equipment and space to deliver the programmes
- Deliver parent support within their current funding model
- Have organisation stability
- The objectives of the initiative fit with the objectives of the organisation
- Plan the implementation to be sustained in the foreseeable future
To discuss training to deliver these programmes, or to support the initiative in other ways, i.e. awareness campaign support, venues, connections with other programmes contact: [email protected]
To learn more about training to deliver the Incredible Years, 14-week, group programme contact: [email protected]