Parents Under Pressure

Ballyfermot STAR is now working with mothers using Parents under Pressure programme to support them with their parenting skills. The PuP UK study has been published and it is available in the public domain at the website below.

This study demonstrated that compared to usual care, families receiving PuP showed significant decreases in child abuse potential and had improved emotional regulation. The program was found to be highly cost effective.

The study was run by Professor Jane Barlow from Warwick University, UK and the statistical analyses were conducted by the Clinical Trials Unit at Warwick University.