An Evaluation of the Effects of Two Different Role Play Formats on the Outcomes of a Parent Training Curriculum

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The current study was designed to replicate and extend previous research on the effectiveness of behavioral parent training. Specifically, the effectiveness of the Behavior Management and Parenting Services (BMAPS) curriculum in teaching parents to exhibit a set of parenting skills and respond accurately to a multiple choice examination about positive parenting techniques was evaluated. In addition, the curriculum was revised so that the relative effectiveness and acceptability of two role play formats could be assessed. The outcomes of the study showed an improvement in the participants' ability to identify correct answers on a multiple choice examination and apply the parenting ... continued below

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Carlson Litscher, Barbara J. December 2009.

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The current study was designed to replicate and extend previous research on the effectiveness of behavioral parent training. Specifically, the effectiveness of the Behavior Management and Parenting Services (BMAPS) curriculum in teaching parents to exhibit a set of parenting skills and respond accurately to a multiple choice examination about positive parenting techniques was evaluated. In addition, the curriculum was revised so that the relative effectiveness and acceptability of two role play formats could be assessed. The outcomes of the study showed an improvement in the participants' ability to identify correct answers on a multiple choice examination and apply the parenting skills taught in class within a role play format; results pertaining to the efficacy of each role play format were less conclusive.

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Carlson Litscher, Barbara J. An Evaluation of the Effects of Two Different Role Play Formats on the Outcomes of a Parent Training Curriculum, thesis, December 2009; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28377/: accessed November 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .