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Parent-Child Interaction Therapy With At-Risk Families

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About the Course:

Parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT) is a family-centered treatment approach demonstrated effective for abused and at-risk children ages 2½ to 12 and their parents or caregivers. The material used as the basis of this course explores the characteristics and benefits of PCIT to help child welfare caseworkers, other professionals who work with at-risk families, and caregivers make more informed decisions about family participation in PCIT programs. It includes information about what makes PCIT unique, key components, effectiveness, and what to look for in a PCIT therapist.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy With At-Risk Families created by Chaffin, Mark, Ph.D., et al.

Journal/Publisher:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Publication Date:

January 2007

Course Material Author

Chaffin, Mark, Ph.D., et al.

For the Child Welfare Information Gateway.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about parent-child interaction therapy and its application to work with at-risk families. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify the unique features and key components of parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT).

  2. Assess information presented regarding the effectiveness of PCIT.

  3. Describe the attributes and skills to seek when looking for a competent PCIT mental health professional.

  4. Utilize resources cited as needed for further information regarding PCIT and at-risk families.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

2 CE credit hours

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2 CE credit hours

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2 CE credit hours

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2 CPD hours

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0.75 CE credit hours

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Course Retired
Course Number 101500
  • 2 credit hours
  • NBCC: 0.75 ce credit hours

  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
4.38 out of 5
591 members have taken this course

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