Impact of Parent Education and Social Support Program on the Parental Attitudes toward Their Children, Parenting Satisfaction and Attitudes toward the Use of Corporal Punishment

부모교육과 사회적 지지 프로그램이 부모의 자녀와의 관계에 대한 태도, 부모역할 만족도 및 체벌에 대한 태도에 미치는 영향

  • 윤혜미 (충북대학교 아동복지학과)
  • Published : 2000.11.30

Abstract

This paper describes the results from a prevention program for low-income mothers of children under the age of 13 aiming at the positive change on parental attitudes toward their children, parenting satisfaction and attitudes toward the use of corporal punishment. The program duration was 8 weeks and consisted of two parts: parent education on understanding parent-child relationship, communication skill improvement, techniques of problem solving, non-punitive child rearing techniques; and the recognition and use of existing social support network including networking of the neighborhood resources. The pre-post test control group design was employed. The results are: the program is effective on bringing some positive changes on an three variables: parental attitudes toward their children, parenting satisfaction and attitudes toward the use of corporal punishment. Increased social support was found to have significant positive effect on the above variables except the attitudes toward corporal punishment. To decrease the risk factors as well as to increase the protective factors of child abuse, well designed parent education and social support program is recommended on every community level.

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