Cool Parents Case Study

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This study used 20 Parents in which seven (7) are male and thirteen (13) are female, with ages ranging between 28 and 25 years and an overall mean mean age of 38.6, who are parents of children of a local primary school who volunteered to take part in this six-week course, parenting stress management rearment, the Cool Parents” Program. The participation and completion of the parents in the program is done voluntarily. Statisitcal data of the results of the group are presented in the Table 1. IN addition, there is no financial gain offered to the parents. Socio-Demographics of Group
Description Women Men Total
Age
Average 38.5 38.7 38.6 Ethnicity
Caucasian 40% 25% 65%
Asian 15% 5% 20%
Indegenous Australian 10% 10%
Pacific Islander 5% 5% Language
English 50% 25% 75%
Chinese 10% 10%
Spanish 5% 5%
Samoan 5% 5%
Italian 5% 5% Table 1
Procedure
A psychoeducational six-week course on stress management was conducted which focuses the parents in the implementation of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in the behavioural strategies for stress and anxiety. Furthermore, opportunites are given to parents to discuss the
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