Overview of Child‐Parent Psychotherapy, Parent‐Child Interaction Therapy, and Circle of Security Parenting

Samantha Bradley, LIMHP

Samantha Byrns, LIMHP

It can be confusing seeking services for young children, especially in acronym shorthand…CPP, COSP, PCIT. If you have ever wanted to know more about the acronyms, this session is for you. We will provide an overview of Child-Parent Psychotherapy, Circle of Security Parenting and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, using case examples and treatment goals. There will also be time set aside for questions and discussions.

Intended Audience 

Professionals working with and making decisions for young children and caregivers.

Learning Objective
  • At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to…
  • Distinguish the intervention acronyms of CPP from COSP and PCIT.
  • Identify the treatment stages of CPP from COSP and PCIT.
  • Identify children and families who would benefit from CPP, COSP and PCIT interventions.