Evaluation of a parent education program in a health maintenance organization

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a parent education intervention program for parents of preschool age children. The review of the literature treated the following areas and their relevance to this study: concepts of parenting, the history and rationale for parent education programs, methods and models of parent education programs and the evaluation of parent education programs. A multi-disciplinary educational team designed and implemented an educational intervention program for "Parenting." The educational intervention program focused on: psychological development, parent-child communication, behavior management application, physical, social and emotional development and problem solving. (See more in text)