NW Arkansas 2021 (Class 42)

What’s Included in the Play Therapy Certificate Program?

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

  • Ten monthly classes to complete 150 hours of play therapy training – First half will be Summer 2019 and Second half will be Summer 2020
  • 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 and bound for each workshop.
  • Sandtray Therapy materials including a sandtray 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: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture your Child’s Developing Mind

  • Referrals to qualified Registered Play Therapy Supervisors currently providing supervision to individual in the student’s community.
  • Lending library of professional play therapy books (KC campus only).
  • Lending library of professional play therapy games and materials (KC campus only).

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 NW Arkansas Class 42 Schedule

Foundations of Child-Centered Play TherapyMarch 26-27, 2021 Web-Based
Practice of Child-Centered Play TherapyMay 21-22, 2021 Web-Based
Sandtray in Play TherapyJune 25-26, 2021 Web-Based
Systemic Play Therapy Phase
Attachment: Creating Connection through Play TherapyAugust 20-21, 2021 Web-Based
Special Topics in Play Therapy: Infants, Toddlers & Neurosensory PlayOctober 22-23, 2021 Web-Based
Engaging Adolescents in Play TherapyDecember 3-4, 2021 Web-Based
Family Play TherapyFebruary 11-12, 2022 Web-Based
Directive Play Therapy Phase
Theories of Directive Play TherapyMay 6-7, 2022 Web-Based
Play Therapy with Abuse and TraumaAugust 26-27, 2022
Special Topics in Play Therapy: Grief & Adult Inner ChildNovember 11-12, 2022
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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.

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