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Table 3 Examples of goals stated by parents on the PPGF at pre-intervention

From: Positive parenting: a randomised controlled trial evaluation of the Parents Plus Adolescent Programme in schools

Goals for their child Goals for themselves
To confide more in their parents To have better awareness of possible conflict
To be more independent To stop losing my temper so quickly
To understand and accept boundaries To be able to listen more
To have a more positive relationship with us To be less critical and more accepting of my child
To communicate problems better To better deal with conflict
To have more confidence in themselves To be more patient