Parent-child interaction therapy: an evidence-based treatment for child maltreatment.

@article{Thomas2012ParentchildIT,
  title={Parent-child interaction therapy: an evidence-based treatment for child maltreatment.},
  author={Rae Thomas and Melanie J. Zimmer-Gembeck},
  journal={Child maltreatment},
  year={2012},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={253-66}
}
It is common practice to augment efficacious treatment protocols for special populations (Durlak & DuPre, 2008), but this is often done before establishing that standard services are not appropriate. In this randomized controlled trial with families at risk or with a history of maltreatment (N = 151), we investigated the effectiveness of standard 12-session Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT). This is in contrast to other PCIT studies with similar parents, which have allowed for longer and… CONTINUE READING