Evaluation of an education program for parents of children with chronic health problems or disabilities

@inproceedings{McLean1993EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of an education program for parents of children with chronic health problems or disabilities},
  author={Ethel Lynda McLean},
  year={1993}
}
This study used a quasi-experimental design to determine the effectiveness of a Parent Education Program (PEP) (Canam, 1990) in increasing parental coping, family functioning, and utilization of resources, for parents of children with chronic health problems or disabilities. Twenty-eight parents (20 mothers and 8 fathers) of children with a variety of chronic conditions participated in a 16 hour structured educational program based on the common adaptive tasks facing parents when their child… CONTINUE READING

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