Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) - SC First Steps

Triple P (Positive Parenting Program)

One of the world's most-trusted parenting programs, Triple P is used in 30 countries around the world.

Evidence Based

The Positive Parenting Program, known as Triple P, is a parenting and family support system designed to prevent – as well as treat – behavioral and emotional problems in children up to age 12.

This map only shows programs funded by South Carolina First Steps. For more information about services available in your area, contact your local First Steps partnership.

Who it Serves

Triple P is delivered to parents of children from birth through age 12. Specialist programs are available for parents of children with a disability; parents of children with health or weight concerns; parents going through divorce or separation; and for Indigenous families.

Ages 0-3

Families with babies and toddlers

Ages 3-5

Families with preschool-aged children

How It Works

Triple P is a multi-level system of support including five levels of increasing intensity. Offerings include a self-help program, one-on-one consultations, small group sessions, and in-home support.

Group Support

Community-based workshops and classes

Target Outcomes

Triple P has been shown to have a significant and positive impact on child behavior; improve parent skills, satisfaction, and confidence; and strengthen the relationship between parents.

Community Impact 2022


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