CCF Spring Workshop

Event information
Venue:AHC I Rm 110

February 7-8, 2013 from 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Workshop Title: "An Introduction to Parent Child Interaction Therapy" presented By : John Paul Abner, Ph.D. Daniel Bagner, Ph.D., ABPP, Rhea Chase, Ph.D., Melanie Fernandez, Ph.D., ABPP, and Melanie Nelson, Ph.D

Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to:

  • Participants will be able to describe the research and theory associated with Parent Child Interaction Therapy, an empirically supported treatment technique which has been effective in treating children with oppositional defiant disorder and children who have been abused and neglected.
  • Participants will identify appropriate client populations for Parent Child Interaction Therapy.
  • Participants will be able to list the basic components of Child Directed Interaction and Parent Directed Interaction therapy.
  • Participants will learn the basic principles of using the Dyadic Parent-Child Interaction Coding System (DPICS) and how to use DPICS in guiding their coaching of parent interactions with children.
  • Participants will be able to describe current PCIT certification guidelines and where to seek further training in PCIT

To find out more about PCIT in general, please refer to the PCIT website: http:/

Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling; Florida Board of Psychology and Florida Office of School Psychology Provider # BAP 50-12872

The Center for Children and Families is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP™ solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. Provider # 4565, effective 9/1/11