‘Living with Teenagers’: feasibility study of a peer-led parenting intervention for socially disadvantaged families with adolescent children. / Michelson, Daniel; Ben-Zion, Ilan; James, Alana; Draper, Lucy; Day, Crispin; Penney, Caroline.

In: Archives of Disease in Childhood, Vol. 99, No. 8, 23.04.2014, p. 731-737.

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‘Living with Teenagers’: feasibility study of a peer-led parenting intervention for socially disadvantaged families with adolescent children. / Michelson, Daniel; Ben-Zion, Ilan; James, Alana; Draper, Lucy; Day, Crispin; Penney, Caroline.

In: Archives of Disease in Childhood, Vol. 99, No. 8, 23.04.2014, p. 731-737.

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Michelson, Daniel ; Ben-Zion, Ilan ; James, Alana ; Draper, Lucy ; Day, Crispin ; Penney, Caroline. / ‘Living with Teenagers’: feasibility study of a peer-led parenting intervention for socially disadvantaged families with adolescent children. In: Archives of Disease in Childhood. 2014 ; Vol. 99, No. 8. pp. 731-737.

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title = "{\textquoteleft}Living with Teenagers{\textquoteright}: feasibility study of a peer-led parenting intervention for socially disadvantaged families with adolescent children",
abstract = "Objective: To develop and test the feasibility of a peer-led parenting intervention for parents of adolescent children.Design: Formative evaluation using a mixed-method cohort design.Setting: Socially deprived community sites in London, UK.Participants: Parents seeking help with managing behavioural difficulties of an index adolescent child (aged 11–17 years).Intervention: A structured, group-based intervention ({\textquoteleft}Living with Teenagers{\textquoteright}) delivered by trained peer facilitators.Main outcome measures: We assessed feasibility in terms of uptake and completion rates (% parents completing ≥5 sessions); social validity (assessed byservice satisfaction measure and participant interviews); and potential for impact (assessed by parent-reported measures of adolescent behaviour and mental health, parenting satisfaction, expressed emotion, and disciplinary practices).Results: Participants (n=41) were predominately (79%) from minority ethnic backgrounds and nearly half were lone parents. Most had not previously accessed a structured parenting programme. The completion rate was 71%. Significant changes (p<0.05) were observed in reduced parental concern about adolescent problems, increased parenting satisfaction and less negativeexpressed emotion. There were non-significant changes in disciplinary practices and adolescent mental health. Participants were highly satisfied with their serviceexperience and endorsed the acceptability of the intervention{\textquoteright}s content, materials and peer-led format, while suggesting an expanded number of sessions and more skills practice and demonstrations.Conclusions: Peer-led parenting groups are feasible and potentially effective for supporting parents of adolescents living in socially disadvantaged communities. These findings warrant more rigorous testing under controlled conditions.",
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