Accredited Introductory Course Details

Introductory courses are designed for those wanting a short introduction to the effectiveness of and the use of therapeutic play and play therapy methods. They also provide an indication of career prospects and the training style of the course provider. You may then decide if you wish to develop a career in this field and if the course provider’s style and methods match your own needs.

Introductory Courses

StartDate Venue Location
24-Apr-202 Online Online
26-Jun-202 Union Jack Club London
2-Oct-2021 Pinewood on Wilmslow Manchester
16-Oct-202 Engineers House Bristol
16-Oct-202 Salomons Estate Tunbridge Wells
27-Nov-202 Hilton Edinburgh Carlton Edinburgh
Title Description
Designed For Anyone interested in using play therapy or developing their skills in working with children. Also for those wishing to make a career decision.

This course is at stage 1 of the PTI four stage training model

Synopsis The course introduces mainly non-directive play techniques based upon the humanistic model of Carl Rogers and the work of Virginia Axline, Violet Oaklander and Mark Barnes. Participants will experience non-directive play therapy for themselves through sandworlds and a dip into the main skills (art, music, movement and storytelling ). Employment opportunities and training requirements for working therapeutically with children will be discussed.
Venues APACPTUKPTC PTirl have permanent training centres in Canada, France, Ireland and the United Kingdom. These courses are also run according to demand in other countries.
Award Certificate of Attendance
Duration 1-day
Providers
Faculty / Facilitators Chosen from a faculty of presenters accredited by PTI, APAC and approved by Leeds Beckett University.