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Play Therapy Certificate

 Unlock the gateway to specialized expertise in Play Therapy at UTPB! Our program gives counselors key skills for working with children. It also offers a path to becoming a Registered Play Therapist. 

Discover how our Play Therapy Certificate can elevate your practice. Take a comprehensive journey through our Play Therapy Certificate program. 

  • Play Therapy Basics - Fall: foundation of history, theories, methods, skills, social & cultural factors 
  • Advanced Play Therapy - Spring: working with children using more hands-on active learning 
  • Online Sand Tray - Summer: online academic preparation
  • Child and Adolescent Counseling course is required

See the Association for Play Therapy (APT) for more information and requirements.