Play Therapy Training

AAPT offers several Play Therapy Training opportunities throughout the year.

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Alabama Association for Play Therapy (AAPT) presents: Integrative Attachment Informed Model: A Tiered Play Therapy for Children with Attachment Problems Angela Cavett, PhD, LP, Registered Play Therapy-Supervisor - Alabama Association for Play Therapy (AAPT) presents: Integrative Attachment Informed Model: A Tiered Play Therapy for Children    with Attachment Problems Angela Cavett, PhD, LP,                                          Registered Play Therapy-Supervisor   WHEN: 8:30 AM- 4:00 PM CST … Continue reading Alabama Association for Play Therapy (AAPT) presents: Integrative Attachment Informed Model: A Tiered Play Therapy for Children with Attachment Problems Angela Cavett, PhD, LP, Registered Play Therapy-Supervisor
Save the Date! Integrative Attachment Informed Play Therapy on February 1st, 2019! - Integrative Attachment Informed Play Therapy, Friday, February 1st, 2019 The conference will be held at St. Vincent’s Bruno Conference Center- 810 St. Vincent’s Dr., Birmingham, Al 25205. For more detailed directions go to http://www.brunoconferencecenter.org/parking.asp More details coming soon!
2018 APT Conference in Phoenix, AZ - Conference Dates: October 3-7, 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona

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2018 Annual APT Conference, Phoenix, AZ - Overview Join the world’s largest gathering of Play Therapists on October 3-7, at the Annual Association for Play Therapy International Conference in Phoenix, AZ! This year’s conference offers up to 34.5 of continuing education and more than 65 workshops to choose from! Conference highlights include: Keynote by Janine Shelby, PhD, RPT-S, Play Therapists in Troubled Times: The … Continue reading 2018 Annual APT Conference, Phoenix, AZ
Alabama Association for Play Therapy (AAPT) presents: Play Therapy Interventions for Children with Ashley Garrett, LPC-S Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor - Alabama Association for Play Therapy (AAPT) presents: Play Therapy Interventions for Children Ashley Garrett, LPC-S Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor When:     Friday, July 13th, 2018                                                                … Continue reading Alabama Association for Play Therapy (AAPT) presents: Play Therapy Interventions for Children with Ashley Garrett, LPC-S Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor
New Presenter Same Topic- A Family that Plays Together Stays Together! Scott Riviere, MS, LPC, Registered Play Therapy-Supervisor (Eliana Gil unable to present due to unforeseen circumstances) - New Presenter Same Topic- A Family that Plays Together Stays Together! Scott Riviere, MS, LPC, Registered Play Therapy-Supervisor (Eliana Gil unable to present due to unforeseen circumstances)
AAPT Graduate Student Poster Presentation, April 20th, 2018, St. Vincent’s Bruno Conference Center - AAPT Graduate Student Poster Presentation April 20th, 2018 St. Vincent’s Bruno Conference Center The Bi-Laws and Ethics Committee of the Alabama Association for Play Therapy is please to coordinate the 1st Annual Graduate Student Poster Presentation.  The poster presentation is an excellent opportunity to recognize the work of students exploring the use of play therapy … Continue reading AAPT Graduate Student Poster Presentation, April 20th, 2018, St. Vincent’s Bruno Conference Center
Alabama Association for Play Therapy (AAPT) presents: Ethics of Care in Play Therapy with Karla Carmichael, Ph.D, LPC (TX), Registered Play Therapist – Supervisor - Alabama Association for Play Therapy (AAPT) presents: Ethics of Care in Play Therapy   Karla Carmichael PhD, LPC (TX), Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor WHEN: Friday, April 20, 2018 WHERE: St. Vincent’s Bruno Conference Center- 810 St. Vincent’s Dr., Birmingham, AL 35205 Overview: A brief history of the development of the Association for Play Therapy Standards of … Continue reading Alabama Association for Play Therapy (AAPT) presents: Ethics of Care in Play Therapy with Karla Carmichael, Ph.D, LPC (TX), Registered Play Therapist – Supervisor
Integrating Expressive Arts in Play Therapy (morning)  & Mandalas in Play Therapy with Traumatized Children (afternoon) with Eric Green, PhD, LPC-S, Registered Play Therapist – Supervisor, SP - Alabama Association for Play Therapy (AAPT) presents: Integrating Expressive Arts in Play Therapy (morning) & Mandalas in Play Therapy with Traumatized Children (afternoon)          Eric Green, PhD, LPC-S, Registered Play Therapist – Supervisor, SP WHEN: Friday, January 19, 2018 WHERE: St. Vincent’s Bruno Conference Center- 810 St. Vincent’s Dr., Birmingham, AL 35205 … Continue reading Integrating Expressive Arts in Play Therapy (morning)  & Mandalas in Play Therapy with Traumatized Children (afternoon) with Eric Green, PhD, LPC-S, Registered Play Therapist – Supervisor, SP
AAPT Presents: Creative and Play Therapy Interventions - Alabama Association for Play Therapy (AAPT) presents: Creative and Play Therapy Interventions WHEN:    Friday, August 18th, 2017 WHERE:  St. Vincent’s Bruno Conference Center- 810 St. Vincent’s Dr., Birmingham, AL 35205 LEARNING OBJECTIVES AND GOALS OF THE WORKSHOP:  This workshop will consist of six (6) 1-hr long presentations on different topics using creative and play … Continue reading AAPT Presents: Creative and Play Therapy Interventions
Ethics A to Z: What Every Child Clinician Should Know - Alabama Association for Play Therapy (AAPT) presents: Ethics A to Z: What Every Child Clinician Should Know MISTIE BARNES, Ed.D., LPC-S, Registered Play Therapist- Supervisor   WHEN:       Friday, April 28, 2017 WHERE:     TROY UNIVERSITY RIVERFRONT CAMPUS                      1510 Whitewater Avenue, Phenix City, AL … Continue reading Ethics A to Z: What Every Child Clinician Should Know
Playful CBT Interventions for Children with Anxiety by Liana Lowenstein, MSW, RSW, CPT-S -

Liana Lowenstein, MSW, RSW, CPT-S, is a Registered Clinical Social Worker, Certified Play Therapist-Supervisor, and Certified TF-CBT Therapist who has been working with children and their families since 1988 […]

Trauma-Informed Expressive Arts and Play Therapy with Children and Families by Cathy Malchiodi, PhD, LPAT, LPCC, ATR-BC, REAT - Cathy A. Malchiodi is an internationally recognized expert on art therapy and expressive arts therapy, and is a research psychologist, educator, arts and social science writer, and non-profit director. This event will introduce you to trauma-informed expressive arts therapy [art-based methods along with specific play-based and expressive therapies techniques] and how to apply practical strategies to your … Continue reading Trauma-Informed Expressive Arts and Play Therapy with Children and Families by Cathy Malchiodi, PhD, LPAT, LPCC, ATR-BC, REAT