Parenting Intervention Method in Improving Parenting Skills as a Reference in Reproductive Health Education in Families

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Eti Rimawati
Slamet Isworo


Background and Objectives: The problem of reproductive health is not limited to adolescents, but it has shifted to early childhood. Parenting skill has an important role in shaping risky sexual behaviours. Some programs in improving communication and parenting self-efficacy are not effective enough to change those risky behaviours in children and adolescents. This study aims to describe the methods of an educational parenting intervention to improve parenting skills as a reference in reproductive health education in the family.

Methodology: The review process did not strictly follow the flow of the systematic review. The data have manually selected through some stages including selection, search, extraction, and analysis. The keyword in data search is a combination of parenting intervention (mother and father), sex education, reproductive health, and community-based programs.

Results: In improving parenting skills some methods used including special education and training programs for parents like optimizing the use of internet, photo voice, games, focused group discussion (FGD), and observation.

Conclusions: Structured programs of two-to-three-hour sessions found to be very effective.

Reproductive health, sex education, parenting intervention, training programs, systematic literature review

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Rimawati, E., & Isworo, S. (2020). Parenting Intervention Method in Improving Parenting Skills as a Reference in Reproductive Health Education in Families. Asian Journal of Medicine and Health, 18(9), 40-61.
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