Play Therapy Project
Info Session: Advanced Certificate in Play Therapy Program: Orientation to Culturally Competent Relational Play Therapy (CCRPT) at Brooklyn College
Thursday, March 16, 2017
4 – 6 p.m.
Room 242, Brooklyn College Library
An introduction to the Advanced Certificate in Play Therapy Program, followed by a presentation on how Relational Culturally Competent Play Therapy works to help children and practitioners face challenge and open up creative possibilities for growth.
No reservation required.
Advanced Certificate in Play Therapy Program
- Advanced Certificate in Play Therapy Program (pdf)
- Advanced Certificate Program in Play Therapy Requirements (pdf)
- Play Therapy in Diverse Urban Schools (pdf)
The Advanced Certificate in Play Therapy Program has five distinguishing factors:
- Focus on urban experience
- Cultural competence and diversity
- Contemporary relational approaches to play therapy
- Applications to practice
- Highly qualified and experienced faculty
About the Program
The Advanced Certificate in Play Therapy Program is a one-year New York State Education Department approved sequence of four courses (16 credits) that provides background in play therapy and develops practitioner proficiency in the practice and supervision of play therapy with diverse populations.
The program enhances professional practice by working with practitioners to develop more effective ways of interacting with children and families. Classes emphasize experiential process and applied practice, with a focus on case material and seminar discussion.
The one-year sequence begins summer 2017. Candidates may also join the program in the fall or spring semesters.
- Summer Session I (June 2017): SPCL7946 — Historical, Theoretical and Social Foundations of Play Therapy
- Fall 2017: SPCL 7947 — Play Therapy Methods and Approaches
- Spring 2018: SPCL 7948 — Play Therapy Applications for Special Populations
- Summer Session I (June 2018): SPCL 7949 — Advanced Seminar in Play Therapy Practice and Supervision
Class schedules are subject to change. The Advanced Certificate in Play Therapy Program follows the Brooklyn College Schedule of Classes for class meeting dates. Tuition follows the Brooklyn College/CUNY schedule of graduate tuition.
If you are currently attending Brooklyn College or another CUNY campus, contact Francine Ward or stop by 1107 James Hall to inquire about the second credential application. If you are not currently matriculated in a CUNY college, apply online on the Brooklyn College website.
Admitted students will receive an e-mail with registration code for online registration, and directions on how to register in CUNYfirst. To enroll, you will need to claim your CUNYfirst account.
If you have not already set up your Blackboard account, log in to the Brooklyn College WebCentral Portal. Your Blackboard account is under the "Academics" tab.