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The parenting advice provided by Parenting Strategies is based on recommendations endorsed by a panel of experts and a systematic review of high quality research (for more information about the development process, please see Ryan et al. (in press). Parenting to reduce adolescent alcohol consumption: A Delphi consensus study. BMC Public Health. Although the basis of the Parenting Strategies program provides some confidence in its potential effectiveness, it should be noted that evaluation of the program is still ongoing and hence its effectiveness has not been established. Hence, the Parenting Strategies team makes no claims that the Parenting Strategies program will be helpful for every parent.

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