Parent-Child Interaction Therapy: An Evidence-based Treatment for Disruptive Behaviour in Young Children
Presented by Kate Saunders, MA, RCC
Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) is an effective treatment for disruptive behaviour backed by over 20 years of research. It uses direct in-the-moment coaching as the primary method of caregiver training.
What you will learn:
PCIT is a parent training program that teaches caregivers specific behavior management techniques through the child’s natural language of play.
PCIT uses principles of play therapy, attachment theory, and gentle behavior modification to focus on improving the caregiver-child relationship and increasing children’s positive behaviors.
Date: September 13, 2017
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Address: West Vancouver Community Centre, Cedar Room, 3rd Floor, 2121 Marine Dr, West Vancouver, BC V7V 4Y2
Cost: Free to BCACC members. Member only workshop.
Kate Saunders has over 15 years of experience as a counsellor, parent educator, play therapist, certified practitioner of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy. She is the Clinical Supervisor for the Family TIES Self-Referral program at Westcoast Family Centres and focusses particularly on supporting healthy attachment and emotional development with all her clients.