Milestones Psychology
Helping families reach new milestones
Alex%2BPCIT%2BImage.jpg

2019 PCIT Training

PCIT Training

 

Basic 40 Hour PCIT Training Course

  • Alexandra Barnet, PhD, will conduct Milestones Psychology’s Basic 40 hour PCIT training course! This training will include:

    • 3 days of PCIT overview with emphasis on CDI and coaching followed by 2 days of PDI emphasis 

    • Didactic presentation on the theory and techniques of PCIT 

    • Modeling and role plays of parent and therapist skills 

    • Small group format with direct feedback from trainer 

    • Opportunity to continue with weekly case consultation for 1 year

    • Current PCIT Protocol (Eyberg & Funderburk, 2011)

    • Training will be conducted by Alexandra Barnett, PhD (Level II Trainer Candidate) under the supervision of  Steven Kurtz, PhD (Master Trainer)

 

Requirements

  • Trainees must practice in the NYC metro region and either: 

    • Hold a master’s degree or higher degree in a mental health field with an independent license; or work under the supervision of a licensed mental health service provider 

    • Be a psychology doctoral student who has completed the third year of training and is conducting clinical work under the supervision of a licensed mental health service provider

 

Registration

  • Space is limited, register below now!

    • To receive more information, please contact Alexandra Barnett

      • E-mail: alex@milestonespsychology.com

      • Phone: 646.916.1301

    • Cost: $4900 per trainee and includes training materials, PCIT Protocol and Clinical Manual, DPICS-IV workbook

    • Currently in the process of applying for CE credits

 
Back to All Events

PCIT Training Agenda & Learning Outcomes


Day One Agenda

August 21st 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

 
  • Goals:

    • General overview of PCIT procedures

    • Attain understanding of CDI skills

    • Attain general understanding of coding system for parent verbalizations (DPICS)

    • Attain understanding of intake and assessment procedures

    • Observe DPICS baseline session

  • Schedule:

    • 8:30 — Introductions and Overview of PCIT Training Week

    • 9:00 — Presentation: The History of PCIT

    • 10:00 — Presentation: Assessment & Outcomes in PCIT

    • 11:30 — Lunch

    • 12:30 — Presentation: CDI Teach

    • 1:30 — Training Games

    • 2:30 — Presentation: DPICS Introduction

    • 3:00 — DPICS Baseline practice

    • 4:00 — Wrap-Up

  • Homework Quizzes:

    • Understanding Statements

    • Discriminating Statements

    • Review Quiz 1

 

Day Two Agenda

August 22nd 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

 
  • Goals:

    • Practice CDI skills

    • Attain understanding of PCIT coaching skills for the CDI phase of therapy

    • Practice CDI Coaching with trainees

    • Integrate content and process skills by observing and practicing CDI Coaching with


  • Schedule:

    • 8:30 — Review DPICS Homework

    • 9:30 — Practice Coding DPICS Baseline or CDI Coding

    • 10:30 — Presentation: CDI coaching

    • 12:00 — Lunch

    • 1:00 — CDI Practice (Break Out Role Plays / CDI Check Outs)

    • 2:00 — Live CDI coding and coaching practice

    • 3:00 — CDI Practice (CDI check outs)

    • 4:00 — Wrap-up


  • Homework Quizzes:

    • Discriminating Praises I

    • Discriminating Praises II

    • Discriminating Praises III

 

Day Three Agenda

August 23rd 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

 
  • Goals:

    • Achieve Mastery of CDI skills

    • Gain understanding of PDI procedure

    • Observe how CDI coaching can change behavior

    • Begin practicing PDI skills

  • Schedule:

    • 8:30 — Review DPICS Homework

    • 9:30 — CDI Role Play (Complete CDI Mastery Checks)

    • 10:30 — Break

    • 11:00 — Presentation: PDI Teach

    • 12:00 — Lunch

    • 1:00 — PDI Role Play

    • 2:00 — PDI Coding Practice / Role Plays

    • 3:00 — PDI Role Play (PDI Mastery Checks)

    • 4:00 - Wrap-up

  • Homework Quizzes:

    • Discriminating Praise & Neutral Talk

    • Review Quiz II

    • Discriminating Behavior Descriptions, Reflections & Neutral Talk I

 

Day Four Agenda

October 24th 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

 
  • Goals:

    • Practice PDI Skills

    • Attain understanding of PCIT coaching skills for the PDI phase of therapy

    • Increase knowledge of how PCIT can be tailored or adapted to difference family needs

    • Integrate content and process skills by observing and practicing PDI coaching with PCIT case

  • Schedule:

    • 8:30 — Review DPICS Homework

    • 9:30 — Live PDI c=Coding and Coaching Practice or PDI Role Play / Check Outs)

    • 10:30 — Break

    • 11:00 — Presentation: PDI Coding

    • 12:00 — Lunch

    • 1:00 — PDI Role Play / Check Outs

    • 2:00 — Presentation: Tailoring & Adapting PCIT

    • 3:00 — PDI Role Play (Continue PDI Mastery Checks)

    • 4:00 — Wrap-up

  • Homework Quizzes:

    • Discriminating Behavior Descriptions, Reflections & Neutral Talk II

    • Discriminating Behavior Descriptions, Reflections & Neutral Talk III

    • Review Quiz III

 

Day Five Agenda

October 25th 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

 
  • Goals:

    • Achieve mastery of PDI skills

    • Attain overview of PCIT manual / protocol

    • Learn strategies for conducting PCIT in difficult situations

    • Discuss how to maintain treatment fidelity and tailor or adapt treatment empirically

    • Observe how PDI coaching can change behavior


  • Schedule:

    • 8:30 — Review DPICS Homework

    • 9:30 — PDI Role Play (Complete PDI Mastery Checks) or Coaching Practice

    • 10:30 — Break

    • 11:00 — PDI Role Play (Complete PDI Mastery Checks) / Walk through PCIT Treatment Manual

    • 12:00 — Lunch

    • 1:00 — Presentation: House Rules, Public Behavior, and Graduation

    • 2:00 — Walk Through PCIT Treatment Manual

    • 2:30 — Presentation: Tailoring and Adapting: Styles to Avoid

    • 3:30 — Presentation: FAQ

    • 4:00 — Final Case Discussion