Parental social cognitions: considerations in the acceptability of and engagement in behavioral parent training.

@article{Mah2008ParentalSC,
  title={Parental social cognitions: considerations in the acceptability of and engagement in behavioral parent training.},
  author={Janet W T Mah and Charlotte Johnston},
  journal={Clinical child and family psychology review},
  year={2008},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={218-36}
}
Behavioral parent training (BPT) is a widely used, evidence-based treatment for externalizing child behaviors. However, the ability of BPT programs to be maximally effective remains limited by relatively low rates of acceptance, attendance, and adherence to treatment. Previous reviews have focused on a variety of demographic and mental health characteristics of parents and children that are predictive of poor outcomes in BPT. This paper focuses instead on consideration of parental social… CONTINUE READING