IJSRP, Volume 7, Issue 3, March 2017 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Godishala Sridevi, Debashis Rout & K. Rangaswami
Parent–Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) is a psychosocial treatment for preschoolers with conduct, behavioral problems and their parents. PCIT is empirically validated intervention that is designed for families with young children and was draw from both attachment and social learning theory in which teaching parents to interact with their child in new ways to change the child’s behavior. The PCIT provides a comprehensive treatment approach that is focused on increasing positive behavior, decreasing negative behavior, and improving the parent-child relationship. In this overview an attempted has been made to desirable to Parent-Child Intervention Therapy and to provide an overview for research conducted after the introduction of the therapy. It is apparent significant research work had been carried out into behavior and conduct problems. Hence this systematic approach to the child and the parent in the management of behavior and emotional problems would be beneficial to the young research scholars in child clinical psychology and professionals.