Robert McMahon On Parenting

By Angela Henneberger, a predoctoral fellow in the Curry School’s Institute for Education Sciences

Robert McMahon speaks on parentingAs a graduate student, it was a pleasure to listen to Dr. McMahon speak on parent training as an approach to treating child behavior problems. Dr. McMahon gave an overview of the research conducted in this area over the past three decades.  He stressed that for practitioners, researchers, and policy makers, prevention should continue to be a key focus even though effects may be delayed.  Prevention should continue to be a key goal because it is effective and has both social and economic impacts. Continue reading