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Organization: Triple P - Thunder Bay and District  
Toll-Free: 1-855-486-5037
Thunder Bay
Hours: Hours not specified
Service Description: Functions as a parenting program that provides tips and ideas on parenting and assists individuals who are dealing with behavioural or family problems

There is not a specific physical location for this service. Locations vary throughout the District.

Offers a parenting program that follows a helpful, positive approach to raising children
  • Provides tips and new ideas that will help parents build confidence and new skills
  • Assists individuals with dealing with behaviour or family problems

Focuses on five (5) principles of positive parenting:
  • Ensuring a safe, interesting environment
  • Creating a positive learning environment
  • Using assertive discipline
  • Having realistic expectations
  • Taking care of yourself as a parent

Offers information and tips on four (4) main parenting skills:
  • Developing positive relationships
  • Encouraging desirable behavior
  • Teaching children new behaviours and skills
  • Managing misbehavior

Level One - Universal Triple P
  • Media based parent information campaign
  • Promotes awareness of parenting issues and suggests where families can go for further help
  • Aims to normalize and destigmatize participation in parenting programs

Level Two - Selected Triple P
  • Provides information and advice on how to solve common child development issues and minor behavioural problems
  • Available to parents of children birth to age 12, as well as parents of adolescents

Level Three - Primary Care Triple P
  • Offers narrow focus parenting skills training
  • Provides a combination of advice, role play and self evaluation to teach parents how to manage discrete child behaviours such as tantrums or fighting with siblings
  • Available to parents of children birth to age 12, as well as parents of adolescents

Level Four - Standard Triple P
  • Offers broad focus parenting-skills training to parents wanting intensive training in positive parents skills
  • Typically geared towards parents whose children have more severe behavioural problems such as aggressive or oppositional behaviour
  • Available to parents of children birth to age 12, as well as parents of adolescents
  • Also available in Group, Group Teen and Self Directed formats

Level Five - Enhanced Triple P
  • Offers intensive family intervention to parents of children with concurrent child behaviour problems and family dysfunction, such as parental conflict, depression or stress
  • Programs are individually tailored for each family and can include stress coping skills, mood management strategies and anger management

Specialist Interventions - Stepping Stones Triple P
  • Offers a broad focus program for parents of preadolescent children with a disability
  • Combines traditional Triple P parenting methods and introduces additional strategies drawn from disability research literature

Specialist Interventions - Pathways Triple P
  • Provides an intervention strategy for parents at risk of child maltreatment
  • Sessions are an adjunctive intervention used in combination with either Group or Standard Triple P (Level 4)

Application: For a referral to a Triple P Program, call the toll-free number or use the Find a Provider link on the website
Eligibility / Target Population: Parents and families
Languages: English
Area Served:
City of Thunder Bay, District of Thunder Bay, Northern  
See Also: Parenting Education

This information was last completely updated on May 25, 2018

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