Des Moines Class 49

What’s Included in the Play Therapy Certificate Program?

Enrollment and tuition in the full Play Therapy Certificate Program includes the following:

  • 10 monthly classes to complete 150 hours of play therapy training.
  • Hands on practical learning and clinical application at each class with qualified clinicians experienced in their class content area.
  • Supplies for participation in workshop activities.
  • Workshop PowerPoints and additional printed materials printed for each workshop.
  • Sandtray Therapy materials including a sand tray with lid, high quality sand and starter miniature set.
  • Books provided to students to enhance learning, including:

– Dibs: In Search of Self

– I Love You Rituals

– No Drama Discipline

  • Referrals to qualified Registered Play Therapy Supervisors currently providing supervision to individual in the student’s community.

Approved by the Association for Play Therapy and the National Board for Certified Counselors

APT Approved Provider 15-424
NBCC ACEP Number 6774

The Play Therapy Certificate Program is competitively priced for professionals, with a generous discount provided for graduate students (proof of current enrollment required).

Your Des Moines Class 49 Program

Orchard Place Child Guidance Center
808 5th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309-1315

In-Person Format: Friday 12:30pm-8:30pm; Saturday 8:30am-5:30pm
Web-Based Format: 8:30am-5:00pm CST both days

Child-Centered Play Therapy Phase
Foundations of Child-Centered Play TherapyMarch 4-5, 2022 Web-Based

Practice of Child-Centered Play Therapy Skills
May 6-7, 2022 Web-Based
Sandtray in Play TherapyAugust 5-6, 2022
Systemic Play Therapy Phase
Attachment: Creating Connection through Play TherapyNovember 4-5, 2022
Special Topics in Play Therapy: Infant, Toddler & Neurosensory PlayJanuary 20-21, 2023
Engaging Adolescents in Play TherapyMarch 3-4, 2023 Web-Based
Family Play TherapyMay 5-6, 2023
Directive Play Therapy Phase
Theories of Directive Play TherapyJuly 14-15, 2023 Web-Based
Play Therapy with Abuse & TraumaOctober 6-7, 2023
Special Topics in Play Therapy: Grief & Adult Inner ChildJanuary 19-20, 2024
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Heartland Play Therapy Credentialing Bundle

Phase One: 8 month period

  • 3 weekend workshops (45 hours)
  • 50-75 Experience Hours
  • 8 Supervision Hours – schedule 2 1.5 hour groups & 5 1 hour individual meetings
  • 1 Video Observation

Phase Two: 8 Month Period

  • 4 weekend workshop (60 hours)
  • 100-150 Experience Hours
  • 14 Supervision Hours – schedule 4 1.5 hour groups & 8 1 hour individual meetings
  • 2 Video Observation

Phase Three: 8 month Month Period

  • 3 weekend workshop (45 hours)
  • 100-175 Experience Hours
  • 13 Supervision Hours – schedule 4 1.5 hour groups & 7 1 hour individual meetings
  • 2 Video Observation

150 Credit Hours

150 hours of play therapy training structured in 10 fifteen-hour workshops, scheduled one weekend a month.

Multiple Cities

Heartland Play facilitates the Play Therapy Certificate Program in five cities, including: Overland Park, Kansas, Wichita, Kansas, St. Charles, Missouri and Rogers, Arkansas and Omaha, Nebraska.

Secure Payment

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Networking

Connect with other like-minded therapists while obtaining continuing education credits.