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Published: 17 October 2013

336 Pages

8-1/2 x 11 inches

ISBN: 9780199916887

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Combined Parent-Child Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

An Approach to Empower Families At-Risk for Child Physical Abuse

Melissa K. Runyon and Esther Deblinger

Programs That Work

  • Effective as both prevention and intervention for child physical abuse in families
  • Evidence-based model shown to reduce use of corporal punishment, reduce children's trauma symptoms, and improve parenting skills and parent-child relationships
  • Pre- to post-treatment improvements have also been noted in parental depression, child depression, and children's behavior problems
  • Can be used with a range of parents - from those who fear they'll lose control to those who have abused their children
  • Addresses complex needs of both the parent who is at-risk or who engages in abusive behavior and the child(ren)
  • CPC-CBT is listed on the National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices and on the California Evidence-based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare website

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