Akron Children's has pediatric psychologists and independently licensed counselors and social workers who are certified to deliver the international, award-winning Triple P - Positive Parenting Program® curriculum.
The program offers proven, research-based strategies to help parents learn how to deal with everyday challenges - from toddler temper tantrums to teenage rebellion.
Triple P emphasizes positive parenting techniques rather than punitive measures that typically escalate bad behavior.
Triple P empowers parents to teach important life skills about how to:
In one-on-one sessions, parents meet regularly with Akron Children's Triple P staff to address their concerns about problem behaviors. The length of treatment is determined by the number and severity of behavioral difficulties.
Akron Children's Hospital offers the following Triple P programs:
In addition to individual counseling sessions, program participants have access to videos, tips sheets and workbooks in English and Spanish that explain Triple P's positive-parenting principles.
We rely on your generosity to provide quality medical care to every child who needs us.
What to expect when coming to Akron Children's
For healthcare providers and nurses
Residency & Fellowships, Medical Students, Nursing and Allied Health
For prospective employees and career-seekers
Our online community that provides inspirational stories and helpful information.