SRF Program

  • Positive Parenting Program (Triple P)

    VEYLDF Alignment

    Item uses these practice principles: Partnerships with families.

    Item responds to these sub-outcomes: Children become strong in their social, emotional and spiritual wellbeing, Children take increasing responsibility for their own health and physical wellbeing.


    The Triple P – Positive Parenting Program® (Triple P) is a flexible, practical system of programs to help parents develop skills, strategies and confidence to parent children positively.
    Triple P supports parents to build and maintain positive and nurturing relationships with their children and develop skills for raising resilient, competent and confident children.
    Support for parents is available via online or workbook-based self-help programs or via programs delivered by accredited practitioners.
    Within the Triple P system is the Positive Early Childhood Educator (PECE) program. PECE aims to support child and educator wellbeing through boosting educator's skills and confidence in providing responsive care, enriched learning opportunities, and promoting children's social and emotional regulation and skill development in early learning and care centres.

    There are a number of additional Triple P training programs available for educators, please click here for further details.

    Detailed Costs

    Costs vary according to the program variant being implemented. . You can find out more information on different programs and costs here.

    The Positive Early Childhood Educator (PECE) online program costs $199 per educator.  

    The Triple P Online program costs $79.95 per parent access code.

    Implementation Considerations

    Target population: variants of Triple P cater to all parents and educators of children aged up to 12 years.

    Program / practice description and details: while Triple P comes in different formats, all interventions are structured around the key principles:
    • create a safe, interesting environment
    • have a positive learning environment
    • use assertive discipline
    • have realistic expectations
    • take care of yourself as a parent

    Program adaptability: Triple P has been disseminated in 25+ countries. Program materials have been translated into multiple languages. Triple P and PECE introduce a variety of strategies that allow for flexibility and self-selection to better respond to individual needs of children of all abilities. PECE is aligned with leading early childhood pedagogical frameworks (e.g. Reggio Emilia, Montessori, High/Scope, Waldorf). Please email for details.

    Training requirements: no training is required to offer parents and educators access to online and workbook-based programs, or to host a parent seminar delivered by an experienced Triple P Provider. For practitioners seeking to become accredited providers of in-person Triple P programs, Triple P Provider Training Courses vary in length and cost depending on the program chosen. Please see here for more details and costs.

    Staffing: staffing requirements vary depending on the program variant being implemented. There are program variants that can be delivered in-person to parents (one-to-one or groups), parent self-help options (online and workbook) without staff support, and an online program for educators that can be completed at times that fit with centre hours

    Implementation model: An Implementation Consultant will use an implementation and sustainability framework to provide guidance and support smooth, timely, and responsive implementation planning.
    All practitioners undertaking Triple P Provider Training receive access to online tools and support.

    Australian experience: Triple P was created in Australia and has been implemented across the country. Triple P has wide cultural acceptability, and is used by Indigenous Australian and culturally and linguistically diverse parents and practitioners. Accredited providers of Triple P in Australia are listed online at: 

    Current best implementation knowledge: a Triple P Implementation Framework has been developed to guide all initiatives in the establishment of systems and processes related to implementing Triple P. This framework draws on implementation science and research into the implementation of evidence-based practices, tailored for the processes involved in implementing Triple P within services.

    Strength of Evidence

     Promising research evidence

    3 stars out of 5