The First 10 Things To Learn About Play Therapy

1 Play Therapy Non-Contact Hour Credit: APT Approved Provider 12-331 | taught by Jennifer Taylor, LCSW, RPT-S

Course description

The First 10 Things To Learn About Play Therapy!

1 hour play therapy non-contact hour credit 

APT Approved Provider 12-331

This 1 hour fully online course provides participants with an introduction to the field of play therapy. Topic covered include directive and non-directive theories, setting up a playroom, the ethics of touch, and best practices for documentation and working with parents. This action packed course is a delivered in a movie format and is filled with play therapy resources for clinicians new to the field of play therapy.

Course Objectives:


1. Learn 3 ways that the Association for Play Therapy benefits professionals.
2. Understand the differences between play therapy credentials available compared to other options.
3. Explain the difference between directive and non-directive play therapy theories.
4. Learn 3 facts about key play therapy figures and the history of play therapy.
5. Identify 3 components of selecting toys and setting up a playroom.
6. Discuss 3 key ethical considerations in using touch, creating documentation, and working with parents.
7. Recognize 3 different specializations within play therapy.

Jennifer Taylor, LCSW, RPT-S
Jennifer Taylor, LCSW, RPT-S
Executive Director

Jennifer Taylor, LCSW, RPT-S is a private practice clinician with nearly 20 year of experience.  Jennifer is the founder of Jennifer Taylor Play Therapy Services and has taught graduate level play therapy courses at The University of West Florida and the University of Memphis.  Jennifer provides play therapy consultation and supervision in an online format. 

APT Approved Provider #12-331. CEU Credit for mental health professionals only.

Reviews (13)

by Pradnya Aklekar

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by Pradnya Aklekar

by Elly Levis

10 Things to Learn

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by Ruth Boyd
Very organized and informative

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by Stephanie Leal

Excellent introduction to play therapy!

by Stephanie Unson
The course was easy to follow, and the resources provided will undoubtedly be valuable to my professional growth as an aspiring play therapist. Thank you!

by monica Koetters

The First 10 Things to Learn About Play Therapy Great Title

by Susan Elswick
This was a very helpful course and provided a lot of great information about the history of play therapy and techniques