Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
Welcome to the Official Home of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy. PCIT is a specialized, evidence-based treatment program designed for caregivers and their young children (2 to 7 years of age) who are experiencing behavioral and/or emotional difficulties. This website is designed to provide valuable PCIT resources for caregivers, clinicians, researchers, and professional organizations.
Become a Certified PCIT Therapist:
3 PCIT Training Options
There are currently 3 Parent Child Interaction Therapy Training options for therapists. A detailed description of each PCIT training option (and upcoming PCIT training dates) can be found below.
Upcoming PCIT Trainings
Certification in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy begins by selecting the PCIT training modality that best fits your learning style and availability. The content across training formats remains the same - trainees in each format learn how to use and implement the current, empirically-supported 2011 PCIT Protocol that was developed by Dr. Sheila Eyberg.
Live, PCIT Training (via Zoom)
Live Workshops (via Zoom)
Live, PCIT Virtual Trainings are conducted via Zoom with PCIT trainers and other trainees. The 5-day PCIT Trainings are separated into two workshop dates: (1) a 3-day CDI Workshop; and (2) a 2-day PDI Workshop.
February 22-24, 2023 & April 13-14, 2023 - SOLD OUT!
March 8-10, 2023 & May 11-12, 2023 - 2 Seats Left!
April 26-28, 2023 & June 22-23, 2023 - Register Now
June 7-9, 2023 & August 10-11, 2023 - Register Now
Trainees must attend both workshop dates - CDI Workshop & PDI Workshop
PCIT Certification Option#2:
Online (Self-Paced) Training
Self-Paced Online Learning
The Self-Paced, Online PCIT Certification Training is a blended learning experience that combines pre-recorded lectures/presentations with live, weekly face-to-face instruction (via Zoom) with a PCIT Trainer and other trainees.
The course allows you to view the same instructional presentations that are covered during the live workshop trainings. However, the online course gives you the ability to watch the presentations 24/7 and "learn when you learn best."
Jan Cohort (Course Opens on January 23, 2023) - SOLD OUT!
March Cohort (Course Opens on March 27, 2023) - 1 Seat Left!
May Cohort (Course Opens on May 8, 2023) - Register Now
PCIT Certification Option#3:
Live Workshops (via Zoom)
PCIT Onsite Certification Trainings are conducted with PCIT trainers and other trainees. The 5-day trainings are separated into two workshop dates: (1) 3-day CDI Workshop (Live); and (2) a 2-day PDI Workshop (via Zoom)
Hilton Dallas/Rockwall Lakefront Hotel
July 12-14, 2023 - CDI Workshop (Live in Dallas)
September 7-8, 2023 - PDI Workshop (Zoom)
Trainees must attend both workshop dates - CDI Workshop (Live) & PDI Workshop (Zoom)
Become a Certified
Parent Child Interaction Therapy Therapist
Certification in Parent Child Interaction Therapy is important for providing proof of specialization in addressing disruptive behaviors in young children. Like other health care disciplines, PCIT Certification can validate that you have the training and knowledge necessary to successfully implement PCIT services with families in your community. PCIT Certification can also help promote your individual and/or agency treatment services to families and other community stakeholders. More information on Certification in PCIT and No Interest Payment Plans can be found below.
Parent Child Interaction Therapy Resources
We are constantly updating our website to provide the highest quality Parent Child Interaction Therapy resources for families and therapists. We also encourage you to call or email us if you have any questions, or need any assistance with registration for an upcoming PCIT Training.