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Parent Child Interaction Therapy With At Risk Families

ACEonline, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6994.

Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  ACEonline, LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of programs.

Price:

$20

NBCC Hours:  
2

Registration Requirements

To register for this course, you will be asked to create an account on our website using your name and email address.  Once you have created an account, you will be asked to review and agree to terms and conditions, and then be prompted to make a payment through PayPal.

 

After your payment has processed, you will receive an email with login instructions.  Once you login, you will be asked to create a profile with your name, address, email, phone number, and professional license number.  If you do not have a professional license number, you may enter your driver's license or state identification number.

Authors/Contributors

Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2013). Parent-child interaction therapy with at-risk families. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children’s Bureau. 

Course Description

The subject matter in this course is "directly and primarily related to" the NBCC Content Area, Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship, which has been specified by the NBCC Continuing Education Provider Policy as acceptable content to qualify for NBCC continuing education credit.  This course is available for ACEP home study and offers 2 NBCC Hours.

 

This course requires the Participant to read and understand the attached article pertaining to Parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT).  PCIT is a family-centered treatment approach for abused and at-risk children ages 2 to 8 and their caregivers.  Upon completion of this course, Participants will have a comprehensive understanding of fundamental aspects and purported benefits of PCIT.

 

In Parent-Child Interaction Therapy With At-Risk Families, Participants will begin with an overview of PCIT by considering that PCIT: reduces behavior problems in young children by improving parent-child interaction; treats the parent and child together; decreases the risk for child physical abuse and breaks the coercive cycle; offers support for caregivers; uses live coaching; and is accompanied by a few limitations.  Next, Participants will explore the key components of PCIT by addressing Phase I, Phase II and assessments.  Additionally, Participants will learn about the effectiveness of PCIT by looking at research findings from outcome studies and recognition from expert groups as an evidence-based practice.  Finally, Participants will review suggested considerations when implementing PCIT in a child welfare setting.

 

This course is intended to provide child welfare professionals, mental health professionals and social workers with an overview of the family-centered treatment approach known as PCIT.

Learning Objectives
  • To be familiar with the fact that PCIT reduces behavior problems in young children; treats the parent and child together; decreases the risk for child physical abuse and breaks the coercive cycle; offers support for caregivers; and uses live coaching.

  • To be aware of PCIT limitations

  • To explore PCIT key components by analyzing PCIT Phase I, Phase II and assessments

  • To understand the effectiveness of PCIT

  • To address the considerations associated with implementing PCIT in a child welfare setting