Effect of Home based Parent Child Interaction Therapy for families Having Children with Disruptive Behavior Problems at Selected Community of Khurda, Odisha, India
Keywords:Parent ,Child, Disruptive Behaviour, Interaction Therapy, Session
Background: Disruptive and inappropriate behaviors of children are actions that interfere with the
instructional, administrative or service functions of the organization and family or school. In the early lives
of children the significant risk factors for occurrence of antisocial behavior and criminal activity are the
presence of oppositional and disruptive behaviors. Related to this concept ,current study was conducted with
objectives to identify the families having children with disruptive behavior problems ,to determine the effect
of (parent child interactive therapy) PCIT on disruptive behavior level ,to find out the association between
disruptive behavior of the children with selected demographic variable.
Materials and Methods: A quasi –experimental study was carried out with total 40 number of samples
by using total enumeration sampling technique.The intervention was carried out under the guidance of
guide and experts.Each Individual was exposed to the therapy for duration of 1 hour,twice a week . Child
Directed Session 30 MIN and Parent Directed Session 30 mins. Total no.of 5 session was carried out. After
completion of intervention ,changing behaviour was assessed by eyeberg scale.
Result: Study concluded that in experimental group 90% children shown mild disruptive behavior and 10%
children found moderate disruptive behavior before giving intervention , and after intervention 10% children
did not show any disruptive behavior and ,90% children had mild disruptive behavior . And there was
statistically significant association between disruptive behavior of children with type of family, education of
father, education of mother .
Conclusion: There was significant difference between the scores of pre-test and post -test level of disruptive
behavior of the children in experimental group as ’p’ value (0.025*) at 0.05 level of significant.
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