occupational psychology

Play Therapy Course

£199.00

Play Therapy Course

Play  Therapy  course devised and issued by Vita Online learning and education

Play therapists help children to make sense of difficult life experiences or complex psychological issues through the activity of play.

The lives of children in the present day are highly regulated and controlled. Non-directive play therapy offers a child the opportunity of making choices and taking responsibility for them; expressing him/herself freely; being accepted unconditionally; having his/her deepest feelings respected and accepted. For these reasons their play is not interpreted and no judgements are made

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Play Therapy Course

Play  Therapy  course devised and issued by Vita Online learning and education

This course does not allow you to join the British Association of Play Therapists

This course does not allow you to join  The Academy of Play and Child Psychotherapy

This course does not allow you to join   the register of Play and Creative Arts Therapists

Or any other body or organisation

please see the following links which may have useful  information on becoming a play therapist

https://www.reed.co.uk/career-advice/how-to-become-a-play-therapist/

https://www.prospects.ac.uk/job-profiles/play-therapist

 

 

Play therapists help children to make sense of difficult life experiences or complex psychological issues through the activity of play.

The lives of children in the present day are highly regulated and controlled. Non-directive play therapy offers a child the opportunity of making choices and taking responsibility for them; expressing him/herself freely; being accepted unconditionally; having his/her deepest feelings respected and accepted. For these reasons their play is not interpreted and no judgements are made.

Who is this course for?

This course does not entitle you to work as an Play Therapist

This course is ideal for those that are either complete beginners to the field of Play Therapy and are considering making a career change to become a  Play Therapist, with the aim of  getting an insight and understanding of Play Therapist, or existing. PlayTherapists, psychologists, therapists,teachers, coaches or parents looking to reinforce their knowledge or to pick up some new skills. This course is also ideal if you are interested in a career in Play Therapy, though are unsure if you want to commit yourself financially and time wise to a full Play  Therapy qualification.

This course does not entitle you to work as an Play Therapist

This course does not allow you to join the British Association of Play Therapists

This course does not allow you to join  The Academy of Play and Child Psychotherapy

This course does not allow you to join   the register of Play and Creative Arts Therapists

Or any other body or organisation

please see the following links which may have useful  information on becoming a play therapist

https://www.reed.co.uk/career-advice/how-to-become-a-play-therapist/

https://www.prospects.ac.uk/job-profiles/play-therapist

  • Counsellors
  • Psychotherapists
  • Clinical Psychologists
  • Primary School Teachers/Assistants
  • Nurses
  • Nursery School Teachers/Assistants
  • Social Workers
  • Play School Teachers/Assistants
  • Care Home Staff
  • Adoption/Foster Agency Workers

To work as an Play therapist:

To work as an Play  therapist Many employers will prefer you to have an approved postgraduate qualification and registration with the British Association of Play Therapists (BAPT) or Play Therapy UK (PTUK). You would also need to pass checks by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

See link for more info

https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/planning/jobprofiles/Pages/playtherapist.aspx

Course content:

Course Introduction

Basic child psychology

Attachment theory

Why Play? The central importance of play in child development

Non-Directive Play Therapy, Social Constructionist and Narrative Therapy approaches

Sensory or embodiment plays in Play Therapy – using clay, play-dough, slime, sand and other sensory materials

Using art in Play Therapy  in Play

Building self-esteem through Play Therapy

Art therapy

The Therapeutic Play Continuum; Creative Visualisation;

Music Therapy Skills for Working with Individuals

Movement skills for working with individuals

Study Hours

This is only an approximate figure and is dependent upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material..

The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is: 200 hr

Whats Included in the Online Course:

Full e-course materials including an e-manual, e-books, exercise/goal setting sheets, weekly planners.

Full support is offered throughout the course which includes an assigned / dedicated tutor. This course also includes email  support.

We also offer all students doing the home study training the opportunity to come along to our monthly best practice groups in Manchester at no extra cost. This greatly enhances learning.

The monthly support groups are free for all students and give you the opportunity to see live demonstrations of the techniques and skills taught on the course. For those that can’t attend the events we also film these monthly sessions and email a copy to all students each month. The practice groups are optional and not essential for completing the course.

The online courses are assessed by a written assignment at the end of the course which consists of a question paper and written answers.

There is no time limit for completing the course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. Help and support is always available from the training centre team through out your training. This course will take you up to 200 hours to complete working from home.

Certification:

On completion of the course you will receive an Play Therapy  Certificate from Vita Online Learning and Education for completing the course:

This course does not entitle you to work as an Play Therapist

This course does not allow you to join the British Association of Play Therapists

This course does not allow you to join  The Academy of Play and Child Psychotherapy

This course does not allow you to join   the register of Play and Creative Arts Therapists

Or any other body or organisation

please see the following links which may have useful  information on becoming a play therapist

https://www.reed.co.uk/career-advice/how-to-become-a-play-therapist/

https://www.prospects.ac.uk/job-profiles/play-therapist

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