Shoestrings - Parent-Child Interaction Therapy Room


Special Playtime is a behavioral intervention for children and their families (caregivers) that focuses on decreasing challenging child behavior problems and improving the parent-child attachment relationship. 

  • What does that look like? 
    • Creating opportunities for students to practice their coping skills when faced with a challenge. This could look like losing a game, winning a game, switching from a preferred to non preferred activity etc. Shoestrings staff facilitate directly with students or will be coaching caregivers through this one-way mirror. 
    • Modeled after Parent Child Interaction Therapy
    • Parent/Child Coaching to increase positive interaction 
    • Individualized to students SEL needs in the classroom and at home
    • Partnership with Families


This page was last updated on March 5, 2021