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CE Type: 
# of CE's: 
1.2 IACET CE's

This workshop describes Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), an intervention that has documented effectiveness for helping parents manage aggression and defiance in young children (2 to 7 years)

Learning Objectives: 

By the end of the presentation, the participant will be able to:

  1. Explain how to correct coaching mistakes
  2. Discuss how to increase proficiency in coding, assessment, inter-rater goal setting using PCIT components
  3. Identify targeting problem behaviors with positive opposites.
  4. Describe key principles before they begin clients or return to clients.
  5. Describe the purpose of using process improvement cycles to tackle challenges in a simple, systematic way.
  6. Describe PDI mastery criteria.
  7. Discuss PDI Teach and the integrity checklist in the protocol
  8. Discuss PDI Teach prior to conducting a Teach with a parent.
  9. Demonstrate giving effective commands
  10. Demonstrate how to use the time out sequence verbatim with accuracy.
  11. Identify the key elements of a small test of change
  12. Outline as PDSA team members, at least two PLAN-DO-STUDY-ACTs to tackle barriers that are reflected in the metrics reports and team dashboards
Intended Audience: 

Clinicians who participated in a previous 3-day PCIT training

Instructional Level: 


Completion Requirements: 

Must attend both days in entirety and complete evaluation form at the end of the session.