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What is Parent-Child
Interaction Therapy (PCIT)?
PCIT is an evidence-behavioral therapy for families, with children ages 2-8, to reduce externalizing behaviors (i.e. anger, ADHD).
PCIT has two components:
Relationship enhancement: Parents/caregivers are taught ways to decrease negative attributions and learn in-the-moment skills for decreasing aggression, anger, sadness, etc. both in children and self.
Strategies for compliance: Parents learn specific skills for effective discipline and behavioral management.
During PCIT, the parent/caregiver
wears a Bluetooth
while the Clinician provides
Results of PCIT
Enhanced mental health & improved parental perspective towards child post-therapy.
Improved family-related happiness in parents and caregivers.
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