1st Biennial Midwestern PCIT Conference

Date 05/17/17 to 05/18/17
Location Omaha, NE
Event URL http://pcit.childrensomaha.org/registration/
Contact Email PCIT@childrensomaha.org

“Engaging Families, Engaging Systems”

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, Omaha, is hosting the 1st Biennial Midwest Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Conference in 2018, co-provided by Iowa PCIT and Project Harmony. The goal of this conference is to provide continuing education and networking for new and experienced PCIT providers. We are excited to offer engaging keynote speakers and relevant topics for our local Midwest community as well as the larger community of PCIT therapists. A list of our speakers will be made available shortly.

For our first year, our theme is “Engaging Families, Engaging Systems.” We know that PCIT is effective, but we also know that there are many reasons that children and families are not always able to access or complete these services and that the many systems surrounding children can have a significant impact on the accessibility and feasibility of PCIT. The aim of this year’s conference is to focus on factors that enhance family engagement and increase awareness and collaboration with a range of child-serving systems (e.g., schools, primary care, child welfare, juvenile justice).

Keynote Speakers:

Sheila Eyberg, PhD, ABPP

President, PCIT International

Professor Emeritus, University of Florida


John Paul Abner, PhD

Professor of Psychology

Milligan College

PCIT International Certified Master Trainer

Member, PCIT International Training Committee

Director of PCIT Services for the East Tennessee Center of Excellence for Children in State Custody


Anthony Urquiza, PhD


PCIT Training Center

CAARE Diagnostic and Treatment Center

UC Davis Children’s Hospital


Beth Troutman, PhD, ABPP

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry

University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Developer and Executive Director, IoWA-PCIT



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