This research aims to explore whether positive parenting support programs delivered in orphanages can help caregivers by reducing child psychological problems, learning how to effectively cope with dysfunctional parenting styles and increasing parental competence and parent child relationship between these children and their caregivers. It consists of three studies which collectively form an approach to 1) understand maltreatment and its correlates. 2) Experiences, needs and preferences of caregivers. 3) Evaluation of an interventional program (Triple-P) in the context of orphanages of Pakistan.

Project members

Associate Professor Alina Morawska

Deputy Director (Research)
School of Psychology

Associate Professor Karen Turner

Principal Research Fellow
School of Psychology