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History of Play Therapy

  • 15 Sep 2018
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Childhelp, 2120 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85004


  • Instructions on how to join will be emailed before the training.
  • Instructions on how to join will be emailed before the training.
  • Instructions on how to join will be emailed before the training.

    Students must be full-time and must provide proof of registration at a college or university if requested.

Registration is closed

History of Play Therapy

Presented by Juliet Fortino, LPC, RPT-S

This workshop will review the history of play therapy, including the theories that helped formed Play Therapy into what it is today. Case studies will be explored within a variety of different theories. This training will encourage participants to explore their own theoretical orientation and the impact their theory has in the play therapy session. APT highly recommends play therapy specific training for individuals seeking the RPT designation.

Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to: 

  • Understand the history and progression of Play Therapy. 
  • Become familiar with the basic fundamentals of Play Therapy. 
  • Identify several basic theoretical approaches and apply these theories to case examples. 
  • Engage in discussion regarding personal applications and experiences in Play Therapy. 
  • Cultivate a personal theoretical foundation of Play Therapy for use in practice.

Level of training: Foundational

3 CEUs toward the Techniques/Methods Content Requirement

About our presenter: Juliet Fortino, MC, LPC, Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor works with Children and Families involved with CPS and the various child mental health agencies in the Tucson community in a private practice setting. She has 19 years of experience working with child trauma, abuse, attachment and play therapy. 

AZAPT Members $45

NonMembers $55

Check in at the door begins at 8:40 a.m.

AZAPT is approved by the Association for Play Therapy to offer continuing education specific to Play Therapy. Our provider number is 97-035. AZAPT maintains responsibility for the program. Registrants understand and agree that any photograph, video or audio recording of themselves may be used to further promote the Annual Conference or AZAPT.

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