inSocialWork® is the podcast series of the University at Buffalo School of Social Work. The purpose of this series is to engage practitioners and researchers in lifelong learning and to promote research to practice and practice to research. inSocialWork® features conversations with prominent social work professionals, interviews with cutting-edge researchers, and information on emerging trends and best practices in the field of social work.
inSocialWork® is a bi-weekly series. New episodes will be released every two weeks. Please subscribe to receive our podcasts automatically, or come back on a regular basis for new content.
Subscribe directly using your preferred podcasting tool:
Or, copy and paste this URL:
Episode 289 - PC-Care: In-Home PCIT Intervention for Children: Lindsay Armendariz, M.S. & Brandi Hawk, Ph.D.
Interviewer: Annette Semanchin-Jones, PhD
Tuesday, January 19, 2021, 9:23:51 AM
In this episode, Lindsay Armendariz and Brandi Hawk discuss Parent-Child Care (PC-Care), a brief intervention designed to respond to the needs of parents, foster parents and children in the child welfare system. They will tell you how they assessed the climate and needs of the foster care system in Sacramento County, CA, conducted research and responded with an adapted intervention - PC-Care. Implications for placement stability and other outcomes are described.
Lindsay Anne Forte Armendariz, M.S. earned her Masters in Child Development from University of California, Davis where she studied the outcomes and risk factors of children in the child welfare system who participate in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy with both foster and biological caregivers. She is currently the PCIT & PC-CARE Training Coordinator at the CAARE Center in the Pediatric Department of the UC Davis Children’s Hospital and is a co-developer of Parent-Child Care (PC-CARE). Her research interests include program development and evidence based treatment dissemination and training, effective programs to reduce risk for young children in the child welfare system, and mental health treatment for traumatized children in community mental health center settings.
Brandi Hawk , Ph.D. earned her degree in Clinical and Developmental Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh, where she studied the impact of institution-wide caregiver interventions on the development of young children reared in institutions in the Russian Federation. She is currently a licensed psychologist at the Child and Adolescent Abuse Resource, Evaluation, Diagnostic, and Treatment Center (CAARE Center) within the Department of Pediatrics, University of California Davis Children’s Hospital. She is the clinical manager for programs providing mental health services to children experiencing homelessness and young children in new foster placements and is a co-developer of Parent-Child Care (PC-CARE). Her current research interests include the effectiveness of dyadic interventions in the treatment of trauma and disruptive behavior disorders.
APA (6th ed) citation for this podcast:
Episode 289 - PC-Care: In-Home PCIT Intervention for Children: Lindsay Armendariz, M.S. & Brandi Hawk, Ph.D.. (2021, January 19). inSocialWork® Podcast Series. [Audio Podcast] Retrieved from http://www.insocialwork.org/episode.asp?ep=289
DISCLAIMER: The content shared by the presenter(s) and/or interviewer(s) of each podcast is their own and not necessarily representative of any views, research, or practice from the UB School of Social Work or the inSocialWork® podcast series. Any professional biographical information is current as of the publication date of the given podcast. Any changes to a presenter's professional biography after the date of publication are not reflected.
Get all episodes at the series' home page.