This introductory level presentation overviews various different theoretical models of play therapy; such as child-centered play therapy, release/structured play therapy, Adlerian play therapy, and more. Each theoretical model is reviewed and discussed.
- Recognize at least 3 theoretical models of play therapy.
- Identify the strengths and weaknesses of different play therapy models.
- Identify key therapist/researcher behind the theoretical play therapy models.
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION with 2.0 instructional hours endorsed by the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association.
RESOURCES: Access to several mental health and parenting resources
SUPPORT: Access to the instructors who teach each course should any questions arise.
SELF PACED STUDY: No timeline for completion of the course.
This course is appropriate for mental health professionals to the field of play therapy.
This is a certified course through the Association for Play Therapy (APT) and the Institute of Child Psychology is an approved provider with APT; only registrants who are mental health professionals or graduate students in the mental health field should be taking this course.
APT Only accepts professionals in the field of mental health as eligible to continue with their certification towards becoming a play therapist. It is the participants responsibility to ensure they are eligible: https://a4pt.site-ym.com/page/
Association for Play Therapy: 2.0 non-contact hours (APT Provider #21-634)
APT recognizes this course as meeting the requirements for contact training hours towards* their national certification process to become a Registered Play Therapist
All courses offered by ICP are for individual use only. Using them for corporate/group training, or shared purposes are a violation of copyright law. Furthermore, all products/services provided by the Institute of Child Psychology, along with all workshop materials, are strictly for educational purposes only and cannot be categorized as psychological or mental health services.