E-ISSN : 2733-4538
The manner that parents relate to their children has a substantial and long term influence on children's cognitive, language and socio-emotional development. The purpose of this study is to develop a parenting intervention program to be incorporated easily into routine interactions between parent-children and to evaluate the effects of the program, using a control group with pre-post test design. The subjects of this study were 18 mothers of children with developmental disorders(ages 3~8 years). Among them, 10 mothers were assigned to the intervention group and 8 mothers to the control group, at random. The results of this study imply that「Promoting Program for Parent-child Responsive Interaction」is the effective intervention program to enhance the parenting style for the promoting developmental well-being of disabled children and reduce the parenting stress reciprocally. Additionally, it is implied that this study is significant in terms of using the parenting intervention program based on family-focused approach.