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. 

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
Faculty / Facilitators Chosen from a faculty of presenters accredited by PTI, APAC and approved by Leeds Beckett University.

Introductory Courses

StartDate Venue Location #
03-Jun-17 Rosebery House (Children In Scotland Centre), Edinburgh Edinburgh More Information
10-Jun-17 Edgehill College, Belfast Belfast More Information
30-Sep-17 The Beeches, Bournville, Birmingham Birmingham More Information
30-Sep-17 Pinewood-on-Wilmslow, Handforth, Manchester Manchester More Information
30-Sep-17 The Beeches, Bournville West Midlands More Information
07-Oct-17 Marino Conference Centre, Dublin Dublin More Information
07-Oct-17 Beaumont Estate, Old Windsor Windsor More Information
14-Oct-17 Salomons Estate, Tunbridge Wells, Kent Tunbridge Wells More Information
04-Nov-17 Engineers' House, Clifton Down, Bristol Bristol More Information
11-Nov-17 Buckden Towers, Buckden, Cambridgeshire Cambridge More Information
11-Nov-17 Trafford Hall, Chester Chester More Information
18-Nov-17 Union Jack Club, Waterloo, London London More Information
27-Nov-17 Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel, Glasgow Glasgow More Information
03-Feb-18 Epiphany House, Truro Truro More Information