Date of Award
Master of Social Work
School of Social Work
The effectiveness of most parent education classed is measured by changes in the child. While all programs are developed from psychological theory, and have been evaluated by research, SES and cultural aspects of the undividual have been given little attention. Since public law has recognized the incidence of child abuse and neglect, large numbers of families are required to attend parent education classes. At the same time, research indicates no particular program is more effective than another.
Downing, Lavonna Lucille, "Effectiveness of parent education classes: Phenomenological approach" (2003). Theses Digitization Project. 2371.