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Welcome to the Official Home of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, Incorporated. 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.

PCIT Training Options

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. 

Example of PCIT Virtual Training with 17 PCIT therapists on a PCIT consultation call via Z

Attend a Live, Virtual PCIT Training from your home or office

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Start Your PCIT Certification Training Today!

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Attend a live PCIT Training with other professionals

Upcoming PCIT Trainings

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. 

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Certification Option#1:
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. 

October 11-13, 2023 & November 9-10, 2023 - SOLD OUT!

October 11-13, 2023 & December 14-15, 2023 - SOLD OUT!

December 6-8, 2023 & February 8-9, 2024 - SOLD OUT!

February 21-23, 2024 & April 25-26, 2024 - Register Now

Trainees must attend both workshop dates - CDI Workshop & PDI Workshop

PCIT Certification Option#2:
Online (Self-Paced) Training

Self-Paced Online Learning

Start PCIT Certification Training Today! The PCIT Online Training is a blended course that allows trainees to watch pre-recorded PCIT presentations independently and engage in regularly scheduled, live consultation calls with other trainees and Certified PCIT Global Trainers (via Zoom). 

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." Join an upcoming training class or get started today!

Join the Nov 2023 Online Training Course - SOLD OUT!


Don't Wait - Start PCIT Training Today! Register Now!

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PCIT Certification Option#3:
In-Person Training

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)

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Located on San Antonio's River Walk

July 17-19, 2024 - CDI Workshop (Live in San Antonio)

September 12-13, 2024 - PDI Workshop (Zoom)

Register Now!

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.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Below you will find links to Frequently Asked Questions about Parent Child Interaction Therapy. We also encourage you to call or email us if you have additional questions about any PCIT topics.

Contact Us

Please call or email us if you have any questions about Parent Child Interaction Therapy, or if you need assistance with PCIT Training registration. We are happy to provide assistance!

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