Child-Parent Relationship Therapy (CPRT)

Scientific Rating:
3
Promising Research Evidence
See scale of 1-5

Additional Implementation Resources

Since this program Child-Parent Relationship Therapy (CPRT) was highly rated on the Scientific Rating Scale, program representatives were asked to provide additional implementation information.

Pre-Implementation Materials

There are no pre-implementation materials to measure organizational or provider readiness for Child-Parent Relationship Therapy (CPRT).

Formal Support for Implementation

There is no formal support available for implementation of Child-Parent Relationship Therapy (CPRT).

Fidelity Measures

There are fidelity measures for Child-Parent Relationship Therapy (CPRT) as listed below:

CPRT Therapist Skills-Protocol Checklist (CPRT-TSPC) to ensure fidelity of intervention protocol for training and research purposes which is available through University of North Texas Center for Play Therapy, 940-565-3864; cpt.unt.edu)

Implementation Guides or Manuals

There are implementation guides or manuals for Child-Parent Relationship Therapy (CPRT) as listed below:

The CPRT Treatment Manual includes an easy to follow protocol for Sessions 1-10 of the CPRT model and included a CD-Rom of resources for implementation. Implementation guidelines are found in the textbook and manual. Both are available at The Center for Play Therapy, cpt.unt.edu or 940.565.3864.

Text and Treatment Manual:

Landreth, G. & Bratton, S. (2006). Child-parent relationship therapy (CPRT): A 10-session filial therapy model. New York: Bruner-Routledge Publishing. (Available through Routledge Publishers and University of North Texas Center for Play Therapy, 940-565-3864; cpt.unt.edu)

Bratton, S., Landreth, G. L., Kellam, T., & Blackard, S. R., (2006). Child parent relationship therapy (CPRT) treatment manual: A 10 session filial therapy model for training parents. New York, NY: Routledge. (Available through Routledge Publishers and University of North Texas Center for Play Therapy, 940-565-3864; cpt.unt.edu)

*Training manual includes a CD-ROM with printable handouts, worksheets, and resources for therapists and parents. Upon receipt of training manual, therapists are granted permission to copy and reproduce CPRT materials for parents, thus no further expenses for therapists or parents to repeatedly implement the program. 

Treatment Manual—Spanish Version: Bratton, S., Landreth, G. L., & Ceballos, P. (2014). Child parent relationship therapy (CPRT) parent notebook—Spanish version. [CD ROM]. New York, NY: Routledge. (Available through Routledge Publishers and University of North Texas Center for Play Therapy, 940-565-3864 cpt.unt.edu)

Research on How to Implement the Program

Research has not been conducted on how to implement Child-Parent Relationship Therapy (CPRT).