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Seminar: Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)

October 12, 2017 at 5:28 PM

*From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse*

When: Wednesday 8 November 2017, 5.30 - 7.15pm.

Where: Room 505-007, Medical and Health Sciences Building, 85 Grafton Road, Auckland.

This seminar is supported by the Rotary Club of Downtown Auckland (Inc) with the generous sponsorship of the Ted and Mollie Carr Medical Travel Fund. It is hosted by the Werry Centre for Infant Child and Adolescent Mental Health Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Auckland.

FreeRegistration essential by 3 November 2017. Register now.

'An Early Intervention Approach for Reducing Child Maltreatment and Managing Disruptive Behaviours in Preschool Children'

Professor Cheryl McNeil’s clinical and research interests are focused on programme development and evaluation, specifically with regard to abusive parenting practices and managing the disruptive behaviours of young children in both the home and school settings.

Professor McNeil will focus her talk on Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), an evidence-based behavioural treatment for families of young children with disruptive behaviour disorders and/or child physical abuse. Applying PCIT within physically abusive families and other special populations will be discussed.

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