The Effects of Parent Management Training Program on Knowledge, Attitude, and Child caring for the Children with Learning Disability

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Pichaporn Konkaew
Patcharin Seree
Komsan Kiatrungrit
Sirinadda lnyapas

Abstract

     This study aimed 1) to develop parent training program for parents of children with learning disabilities. 2) to compare the knowledge, attitude, and child caring skills of parents whose children diagnosed with learning disabilities. 3) to compare the knowledge, attitude, and child caring skills of parents from the experimental and control group. 4) to evaluate the persistence of the knowledge, attitude, and child caring skills of parents from the experimental group, after the training ended immediately, at one month, and three months. The research was designed as Quasi experimental research pretest posttest control group design. The samples were parents of children aged between 6-12 years old with learning disabilities at Chiang Rai prachanukroh Hospital from 1 January to 31 December 2018. The sampling of 2 groups was done by simple random sampling, 8 parents for intervention group, and 11 parents for control group. Instruments were used which were 1) Intervention adapted from parent management training of Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital. Intervention had period weekly for 8 session. 2) Learning disability questionnaire. 3) The questionnaire of  Attitude to take care children with learning disabilities. 4) Child caring questionnaire (parents Form). 5) Child caring questionnaire (children Form). The Wilcoxon Matched Pairs Signed-Ranks Test and The Mann-Whitney U test were used for data analysis. Results: After Parent training program, Intervention group significantly higher scores in Knowledge at p = .05.     Attitude and child caring did not differ significantly between Pre-and Post-test evaluation. Before and after Parent training program, Knowledge, attitude and child caring did not differ significantly between Intervention group and control group. There was no significant change  in posttest and 1 month and 3 month follow up.

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Konkaew, P., Seree, P., Kiatrungrit, K., & lnyapas, S. (2020). The Effects of Parent Management Training Program on Knowledge, Attitude, and Child caring for the Children with Learning Disability. Journal Of Ratchasuda College for Research and Development of Persons With Disabilities, 16(2), 51-64. Retrieved from https://so03.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/RSjournal/article/view/249047
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