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'Parenting Styles and Discipline' Reports Launched

On June 28th the Office of the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs launched ‘Children’s Perspectives on Parenting Styles and Discipline: A Developmental Approach’ by Dr. Elizabeth Nixon, Children’s Research Centre and School of Psychology TCD and Dr. Ann Marie Halpenny, School of Social Sciences and Law, DIT. A second report entitled ‘Parents’ Perspectives on Parenting Styles and Disciplining Children’ by Dr. Ann Marie Halpenny, Dr. Elizabeth Nixon and Dr. Dorothy Watson from the Economic and Social Research Institute was also launched. A joint summary report of both studies is also available.

These reports are available for download:

  • Children’s Perspectives on Parenting Styles and Discipline: A Developmental Approach. Dublin: Office of the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs. (PDF 136 KB)
  • Parents’ Perspectives on Parenting Styles and Disciplining Children. Dublin: Office of the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs. (PDF 2.00 MB)
  • Parenting Styles and Discipline: Parents’ and Children’s Perspectives. Summary Report. Dublin: Office of the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs. (PDF 653 KB)