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Understanding Parental Stress in Families of Color: Contextualizing the PSI-4

Date: July 13, 2023

Time: 01:00PM - 02:00PM

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Parenting stress is prevalent, especially among parents of color. This presentation will provide an overview of parenting stress and how to assess this construct, outlining contextual factors unique to families of color that contribute to parenting stress. Emphasis will be placed on how to use the Parenting Stress Index, Fourth Edition (PSI-4). When used as part of a comprehensive evaluation, the PSI-4 can improve equity in assessment and facilitate early identification and intervention to assist children and parents in obtaining the educational, behavioral, and social support they need.

Learning Objectives:
By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the construct of parenting stress and how this impacts the wellbeing of children, parents, and family functioning.
  • Identify contextual factors unique to families of color that exacerbate parenting stress.
  • Demonstrate how to use the Parenting Stress Index, Fourth Edition (PSI-4) comprehensive and short forms as an evidence-based tool to assess the construct of parenting stress.

Qualification Level Required: S

Instructional Level: Introductory

Target Audience: Clinical psychologists, school psychologists, counselors, psychologists

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*Participants wishing to receive continuing education (CE) credit must attend the entire webinar and complete the postwebinar evaluation form. Once participants have completed the evaluation, your letter of attendance will be available for immediate download from your account.
PAR is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) to provide continuing education for psychologists. PAR’s NASP APS Provider Number is 1051. PAR is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. PAR is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors #MHC-0274. PAR is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0226. PAR maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Disclosure: PAR is the publisher of the PSI-4, which will be discussed during the presentation.