The Arizona Branch of the Association for Play Therapy (AZAPT) is a State Branch of the Association for Play Therapy (APT). The purpose of AZAPT is to provide a forum for the discussion of play therapy principles, practices, and advocacy.
The Mission of AzAPT is to Advance the Practice of Play Therapy through Education, Training and Advocacy.
A World of Play Therapy where the past is healed and the future is possible.
The Arizona Branch of the Association for Play Therapy seeks to:
Advance the discipline of play therapy.
Conduct and foster programs of education in the field of play therapy.
Provide a networking resource for all members.
Advance the standards of professional conduct through education, professional meetings, and conferences.
Inform and educate the general public and the mental health community about the play therapy profession.
Establish contracts with various organizations for support and educational pursuits.
Advocate for the rights of children, their families and significant others.