Parent-Child Interaction Therapy
Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) is a highly effective evidence-based treatment for young children (ages 2-6) with disruptive behavior. It has been shown to reduce behavior problems, strengthen parent-child attachment, and improve child trauma symptoms.
Upcoming Training – Parent-Child Interaction Therapy Training
April 19-21 & 24-25, 2023. Online via Zoom. Agency Applications open! Please review all information below before submitting an agency application.
Important note: Groups of therapists from the same agency are given priority to training openings as PCIT is most effectively implemented in this setting. Openings for each cohort is limited.
Implementing Parent-Child Interaction Therapy in Your Agency
PCIT training lasts 18-months including five partial days of virtual training, four partial days of virtual training for the follow-up workshop, and 18 months of consultation calls held weekly and requiring the completion of two full PCIT cases. PCIT training also requires agency support for therapists, maintenance of supplies, and development of key infrastructure.
Parent-Child Interaction Therapy Information Sheet
Brief summary of training requirements (PDF)
Parent-Child Interaction Therapy Implementation Overview
Detailed review of agency infrastructure needs (PDF)
Parent-Child Interaction Therapy Agency Checklist
Checklist of agency requirements, to be completed on application
Parent-Child Interaction Therapy Example Room
Pictures of an example parent-child interaction therapy room setup