Research & Resources
Online & Telehealth Resources
Resources for providing mental health services via telehealth and other online options.
PC-CARE Animations for Caregivers
Safe Families Parent Training has a YouTube channel with some amazing animated videos about some of the PC-CARE parenting strategies! Safe Families providers were trained in PC-CARE with UC Davis. Check out the animations here:
PC-CARE Research Articles & Resources
- Timmer, S. G., Hawk, B. N., Usacheva, M., Armendariz, L. A. F., Boys, D. K., & Urquiza, A. J. (2021). The Long and the Short of It: A Comparison of the Effectiveness of Parent–Child Care (PC–CARE) and Parent–Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT). Child Psychiatry & Human Development. doi: 10.1007/s10578-021-01257-9
PDF: The Long and Short of it PDF Sprinker Link: The Long and Short of It
- Hawk, B. N., Timmer, S. G., Armendariz, L. A. F., Boys, D. K., & Urquiza, A. J. (2020). Improving behaviors and placement stability for young foster children: An open trial of Parent-Child Care (PC-CARE) in the child welfare system. Children and Youth Services Review.
PDF: Improving behaviors and placement stability for young foster children
- Hawk, B.N., Timmer, S.G., & Urquiza, A.J. (2018) PC-CARE: A Promising Brief Parent-Child Intervention. Section on Child Maltreatment Insider, 23(1), p. 8-10
PDF: PC-CARE: A Promising Brief Parent-Child Intervention (p8-10)
- Hawk, B. N. & Timmer, S. G. (2018). Parent–Child Care as a Brief Dyadic Intervention for Children With Mild to Moderate Externalizing Problems: A Case Study. Clinical Case Studies SAGE Journals.
PDF: Parent-Child Care – Case Study SAGEPub link: Parent–Child Care – Case Study
- Timmer, S. G., Hawk, B. N., Forte, L. A., Boys, D. K., & Urquiza, A. J. (2018). An Open Trial of Parent–Child Care (PC-CARE)-A 6-Week Dyadic Parenting Intervention for Children with Externalizing Behavior Problems. Child Psychiatry & Human Development. doi:10.1007/s10578-018-0814-8
PDF: Open Trial of PC-CARE Springer link: Open Trial of PC-CARE
- Timmer, S.G., Hawk, B.N., Forte, L.A., & Boys, D., Samelson, C., Urquiza, A.J. (June 2018). Presentation and workshop at the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children APSAC 25th Annual Colloquium – New Orleans, LA
- Timmer, S.G., Hawk, B.N. (May 2018). Presentation at World Association of Infant Mental Health’s 16th World Congress – Rome, Italy
- Timmer, S.G., Hawk, B.N., Forte, L.A., & Boys, D. (November 2017). Fostering Secure Transitions with PC-CARE. Presentation at the Zero to Three Annual Conference, San Diego, CA
- Hawk, B., & Forte, L. (September 2017). PC-CARE: Fostering Secure Placements for Traumatized Children in Transition. Presentation at The 17th Annual Conference on Parent-Child Interaction Therapy for Traumatized Children, Los Angeles, CA
- Hawk, B., & Forte, L. (June 2017). Adapting EBTs: Can a 6-week Parenting Intervention Really Help? Presentation at The 2017 APSAC Advanced Training Summit, Portland, ME
- Timmer, S., Hawk, B., Boys, D., & Forte, L. (April 2017). PC-CARE: A Brief Parenting Intervention for Traumatized Children in Transition or with Disruptive Behaviors. Presentation at The 2017 NCTSN All Network Conference, Washington, D.C.
- Hawk, B., & Forte, L. (September 2016). PC-CARE: Creating an Affectionate and Respectful Environment in Only Six Sessions! Presentation at The 16th Annual PCIT Conference, Los Angeles, CA.
- Timmer, S., & Hawk, B. (September 2016). PC-CARE: A Case Study. Presentation at The 16th Annual PCIT Conference, Los Angeles, CA.
2018-2019 Annual Report
University of California at Davis CAARE Diagnostic and Treatment Center, Dept of Pediatrics. (2019) Fostering Secure Placements for Traumatized Children in Transition, Annual Report, 10/18 – 9/19.
On The Web
- NCTSN has listed PC-CARE as a trauma intervention on their website. We’re thrilled to be affiliated with the National Child Traumatic Stress Network!
- PC-CARE is listed on the California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare CEBC. The CEBC is funded by the California Department of Social Services’ (CDSS’) Office of Child Abuse Prevention and is one of their targeted efforts to improve the lives of children and families served within child welfare system. We are so excited to be part of the listings on CEBC as we continue to build research on the efficacy of PC-CARE for caregivers and children! ➡️ Read about PC-CARE on the CEBC website here: https://www.cebc4cw.org/program/parent-child-care-pc-care/
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