The 2018 Helping Families Change Conference was held in Santa Rosa in Sonoma County, California, USA.

Please note that only presentations made available by the presenter are listed. You may need to contact the presenter directly if the presentation you are looking for is not listed. Click on the title below to access the presentation slides from the conference.

Keynote Addresses

Transforming lives through positive parenting – Matthew Sanders

Smarter crime control – Irvin Waller

Frontiers in the science and practice of social-emotional learning in preschools and schools – Stephanie Jones

Invited Addresses

Honoring cultural difference in the mental health, child welfare and foster care systems – Barbara Stroud

Local capacity for Triple P scale up – Collaborative applications of implementation science – William Aldridge

The public health challenge of substance misuse – How does parenting support fit – Ron Prinz

Parallel Sessions

A2.1 Intervention fidelity and the arrow of time – Randy Ahn

A2.3 Perspective from the field – Mary Haskett

A4.4 Engaging communities collaboratively towards positive change – Jandu Yani U – Cari McIlduff

B2.1 What engagement strategies are more effective to engage parents – Carolina Gonzalez

B4.1 Partnering with parents to treat anxiety in children – Vanessa Cobham

C1.2 Building Bridges Triple P – Trevor Mazzucchelli

C2.1 Flexibility in the delivery of Triple P – Quality and fidelity monitoring process 2 – Peggy Govers

C3.2 Triple P implementation experience – Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin – Sheri Johnson

C3.3 Promoting Triple P as a norm in pediatric practice – Martha Kaufman

C3.5 How do we really reach every parent – Courtney Towne

C4.1 Indian National Parenting Survey – Meghna Singhal

C4.2 Does parenting play a role in the development or prevention of radical beliefs – Yulina Eva Riany

C4.3 Triple P in India – A feasibility study with corporate employees – Meghna Singhal

C4.4 A pilot RCT of Disobedience Discussion Groups in a very low resource setting – Divna Haslam

D1 Triple P as a community-wide approach – How to get started – Jenna McWilliam

D3.1 Building child behavior management skills in incarcerated parents – Debbie Curley

D4.1 The development of the Positive Early Childhood Education Program (PECE) – Karen Turner

D4.2 Examining the effects and implementation of the Positive Early Childhood Education Program – Shawna Lee

E1.1 Enhancing Triple P with community supports birth to 5 years – Randy Ahn

E2.2 Practitioners’ reports of barriers and facilitators to use of Triple P in a state-wide adoption – Mary Haskett

E3.3 Predictors of completion and positive outcomes in Triple P Online parenting programs – Sabine Baker

F1.3 Outcomes of Primary Care Triple P for pediatricians – Julie Rusby

F2.3 Measuring external implementation support – Rebecca Roppolo

F3.1 Baby Triple P for Preterm Infants – Leanne Winter

F3.2 Supporting early parenting – What do parents want – Alina Morawska

F3.4 Parenting interventions at the transition to parenthood – Alina Morawska

F4.1 An exploration of former refugees’ experiences of the Triple P Discussion Groups – A multi-informant approach – Areej Arif

F4.2 Triple P for Afghan women – A pilot project for a mothers’ and daughters’ sewing group – Fahima Saeid

G1.1 Triple P Seminars delivered in shelters – Perceptions of parents experiencing homelessness – Mary Haskett

G1.2 Accessibility to evidence-based parenting support with an at-risk population – Carrie Ouimet

G2.1 Parents’ experiences with encouraging healthy habits in young children – Sabine Baker

G2.2 Positive Parenting for Healthy Living (Triple P) – Alina Morawska

G2.3 Parenting factors influencing teenage drinking and marijuana use in U.S. rural and suburban communities – Julie Rusby

G3.1 Centers of excellence – Supporting implementation of evidence-based interventions – Cheri Shapiro

H4.2 Immigrant and refugee children – Post-migration emotional and behavioural adjustment – Dana Sheshko


Practitioners’ self-reported adherence to Level 4 Triple P – Testing a new measure – Dana Sheshko

Understanding the experiences of parents participating in Triple P – The Most Significant Change evaluation technique – Graeme Munford