Parenting programmes are considered a key global and evidence-based strategy for violence prevention against children, as well as being a recognised cost-effective tool for improving parental mental health and child behavioural well-being. However, most of the evidence focuses on the early years and/or young children and is limited to high income settings. This report outlines the key findings of the Mapping of parenting programmes for adolescents in the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region.
The aim of this document is to guide efforts to strengthen evidence-based
programming for parenting of adolescents, in support of UNICEF’s mandate to maximise adolescents’ developmental potential. It is targeted at practitioners and stakeholders working on responses to support parenting and caregiving of