BEATRICE GALLAI1*, VITTORIA VALENTINI1*, FRANCESCA BARBANERA1*, ROSA MAROTTA2, FRANCESCO LAVANO2, SERENA MARIANNA LAVANO3, AGATA MALTESE4, GABRIELE TRIPI5,6, PALMIRA ROMANO7, MARGHERITA SALERNO8, ANNABELLA DI FOLCO8
1Department of Surgical and Biomedical Sciences, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy - 2Department of Medical and Surgery Sciences, University “Magna Graecia”, Catanzaro, Italy - 3Department of Health Sciences, University “Magna Graecia”, Catanzaro, Italy - 4Department of Psychological, Pedagogical and Educational Sciences, University of Palermo, Italy - 5Department PROSAMI, University of Palermo, Italy - 6Childhood Psychiatric Service for Neurodevelopmental Disorders, CH Chinon, France - 7Clinic of Child and Adolescent Neuropsychiatry, Department of Mental Health and Physical and Preventive Medicine; Università degli Studi della Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”, Italy - 8Sciences for Mother and Child Health Promotion, University of Palermo, Italy
The behavioral parenting interventions (BPT), commonly abbreviated as parent training, is a program conducted by an expert with the specific purpose of improving or modifying parental practices in order to promote the child's well-being, increasing paren- ting skills in the daily management of the child , problem solving and reducing the level of parenting and family stress.
BPT presents many positive effects on children or adolescents affected by neurodevelopmental disorder such as ADHD, autism and cognitive dysfunction but BPT appears to improve also other proximal outcomes such as parenting competence and parenting stress
Behavioural disorders, therapeutic alliance, parental involving