The Parenting and Family Support Centre (PFSC) was established in 1996 as a specialist family intervention research and training facility within the School of Psychology at The University of Queensland.

The primary aims of the PFSC are program development, research and knowledge transfer to promote the best social, emotional, behavioural and developmental outcomes in children by addressing family and community risk factors known to contribute to adverse child outcomes.

Mission Statement

Our vision

Innovation to create a world where children, families and communities thrive.

Our mission

Our mission is to create a better world where parents, families and communities are empowered to create safe, caring, nurturing environments throughout the lifespan. We do this through creating, using and sharing scientific knowledge gained from research on families and parenting.

Our goals

  • To improve the lives of families and children
  • To create healthy, non-violent, family-friendly communities
  • To make high quality, culturally informed, evidence-based parenting programs accessible for all families
  • To translate important research findings into policy and practice

Disclosure statement

The Parenting and Family Support Centre is partly funded by royalties stemming from published resources of the Triple P – Positive Parenting Program, which is developed and owned by The University of Queensland (UQ).

Royalties are also distributed to the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences at UQ and contributory authors of published Triple P resources.

Triple P International (TPI) Pty Ltd is a private company licensed by Uniquest Pty Ltd on behalf of UQ, to publish and disseminate Triple P worldwide.