This video focuses on the Family Process Article that examined the research around the Parents Plus Programmes. The five Parents Plus programmes are evidence-based parenting courses, which uniquely draw on a solution-focused systemic ideas as well as other mainstream theories such as social learning and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.
In December 2015, Prof. Alan Carr, University College Dublin, presented a meta-analysis of the Parents Plus evidence-base. This analysis highlighted the significant benefit for families who attend the Parents Plus courses, both post-treatment and importantly, at follow-up. The study (Carr, Hartnett, Brosnan & Sharry, 2016) was published in the international Journal Family Process.