The Effectiveness of Blended Teaching Method of Face to Face and Virtual for PCIT Based on Eyberg’s Approach on the Relationship Between Mother and Child with Behavioral Disorders

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Phd student. Dept. of Psychology, Faculty of Human science, Azad University, tehran, Iran

2 psychology & Educational Science Faculty, University of Tehran,Tehran, Iran

3 Islamic Azad University, Islamshahr Branch, Islamshahr, iran


The goal of this research is to measure the effectiveness of Blended Teaching Method of Face to Face and virtual PCIT based on Eyberg’s approach on the relationship between the mother and her child with behavioral disorders, The Tehran preschool children. This research was a semi experimental with the post test and pretest pattern on 30 mothers of preschool children with behavioral disorders (15 mothers in experiment group and 15 mothers in control group).  They were selected through convenience sampling method. They were divided to two equally separate groups (one as experiment group and the other as control group). Experimental group received PCIT during 14 sessions while the control group did not recieve that program. The instrument of present research was parent child relationship scale (PCRS) of Piyanta (1994).  For analysis, independent t-test and covariance analysis were used. Our findings showed that face to face and virtual PCIT based on Eyberg’s approach to behavioral disorders of preschool children, had a meaningful effect on challenge, dependence, closeness and positive relationship. The general model of the results indicated that this program is effective in improving  relationship between the mother and her child,  and could be used as a model of cure in preschools.


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