Presenters will provide an overview of Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and the modifications needed to provide this service in a pediatric primary care office. Medical providers will discuss child behaviors and presenting concerns that may indicate a referral to a PCIT therapist is appropriate. Details related to screeners utilized will be discussed as well. Results of PCIT in this specific setting will be reviewed, including the effectiveness of PCIT compared to effectiveness in research or traditional outpatient settings.
- Identify behaviors and other patient characteristics that indicate a referral to a PCIT therapist could or should be made.
- Discuss the procedures and goals of PCIT.
- Describe effectiveness of PCIT in a primary care setting.
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