Ethical Framework - Teaching & Training

All practitioners are encouraged to share their professional knowledge and practice in order to benefit their clients and the public. 

Using Case Data
Prior consent is required from clients and/or carers if they are to be observed, recorded or if their personally identifiable disclosures are to be used for training purposes.

Practitioners who provide education and training should acquire the skills, attitudes and knowledge required to become competent teachers and facilitators of learning. Trainers of practitioners are required to be fair, accurate and honest in their assessments of their students.

  • Enhancing the quality of relationships between children and children and adults
  • Appreciating the variety of human experience and culture
  • Promoting the need for the equitable and adequate provision of therapeutic Play Therapy and Filial Play for children
  • Consciously applying quality management and clinical governance principles in all therapeutic work

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16th-18th March 2018
  •    It appears that snow is forecast this weekend for some regions of the UK.

    If you find you are unable to attend the Introduction to Play Therapy course in Birmingham on Saturday 17th March, please email the APAC office on and we will transfer your application to the next available Introduction to Play Therapy course in your area.

    If you are attending a Certificate in Therapeutic Play Skills or Diploma in Play Therapy course, please contact your Course Director directly.

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