Follow the Yellow Brick Road: PCIT’s Journey to the Emerald City

A presentation by Cheryl McNeil, PhD, part of the Child Mind Institute Visiting Professor Lecture Series

Friday, December 8, 2017

9:00 am – 10:30 am

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Child Mind Institute

445 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10022


Dr. Cheryl B. McNeil is a professor of psychology in the Clinical Child Program at West Virginia University. Her clinical and research interests are focused on program development and evaluation, specifically with regard to abusive parenting practices and managing the disruptive behaviors of young children in both the home and school settings. Dr. McNeil has co-authored several books (e.g., Parent-Child Interaction Therapy: Second Edition, Short-Term Play Therapy for Disruptive Children), a continuing education package (Working with Oppositional Defiant Disorder in Children), a classroom management program (The Tough Class Discipline Kit), and a Psychotherapy DVD for the American Psychological Association (Parent-Child Interaction Therapy). She has a line of research studies examining the efficacy of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy and Teacher-Child Interaction Training across a variety of settings and populations, including over 100 research articles and chapters related to the importance of intervening early with young children displaying disruptive behaviors. Dr. McNeil is a master trainer for PCIT International and has disseminated PCIT to agencies and therapists in many states and countries, including Norway, New Zealand, Australia, Taiwan, Hong Kong and South Korea.

The Child Mind Institute Visiting Professor Lecture Series:
In this series, we invite leaders in the field of child and adolescent mental health and learning disorders to talk about the latest research and treatment protocols. These experts share their findings and expertise on a broad range of topics from anxiety and depression to temper outbursts and the effectiveness of parent-based treatment. Lectures are also available via live webinar online. We offer continuing medical education credits for medical professionals. For more events like this please go to our Visiting Professor Lecture Series page.

Planner and Speaker Disclosures:
Harold Koplewicz, MD, Ron Steingard, MD, and John Q. Young, MD, have nothing to disclose. Cheryl B. McNeil, PhD, discloses she receives royalty on book sales from Springer Publishers.

Recognition of Program Support:
An announcement of program support will be made to all attendees at the beginning of each regularly scheduled session.