Top rating national television show The Project has offered a helping hand and listening ear to parents affected by COVID-19, especially those in Victoria who've just found themselves in lockdown once more.
The show included an interview with Triple P author and clinical psychologist, Dr Vanessa Cobham, and details on how to get free Triple P Online.
Occasionally amusing and often frustrating, and frequently leaving parents feeling exhausted and inadequate, the lockdown-home-schooling situation many parents have found themselves is out of the ordinary.
However, Triple P has experience in supporting families through other crisis situations such as natural disasters, and has built on this expertise to develop a number of specific COVID-19 resources.These include support for dealing with the stress of changes to the economy, children's and teenagers' anxiety due to alarming news reports, and other COVID-19 related issues in addition to just home-schooling.
The Triple P parent website offers many tips and strategies that can help make things just a little easier, and parents can have peace of mind knowing these are evidence-based and have been developed by psychologists.