Play Therapy Project

Advanced Certificate in Play Therapy Program

New: Fast Track One-Year Option


Advanced Certificate Program in Play Therapy Requirements

Currently accepting applications for Spring/Summer 2016. The program offers a one-year New York State Education Department approved sequence of four courses for a total of 16 credits that provide background in play therapy and to develop proficiency in the practice and supervision of play therapy with diverse populations.

The Advanced Certificate in Play Therapy Program – Fast Track – one-year program is designed to enrich the work of clinical practitioners and professionals in various disciplines by introducing them to play therapy principles, theories and applied techniques.  You can expect to enhance your applied professional practice and develop more effective ways of interacting with children and families. Classes emphasize experiential process and applied practice, and focus on case material and seminar discussion of relevant readings. The sequence follows:

·         Summer I June 2016:  SPCL7946 Historical, Theoretical and Social Foundations of Play Therapy

·         Fall 2016: SPCL 7947 Play Therapy Methods and Approaches

·         Spring 2017: SPCL 7948: Play Therapy Applications for Special Populations

·         Summer I June 2017: SPCL 7949: Advanced Seminar in Play Therapy Practice and Supervision

Experienced clinicians may request to join the Advanced Certificate Program in Spring 2016: SPCL 7949: Advanced Seminar in Play Therapy Practice and Supervision. This class  meets on Thursday Feb.4 7:10 – 9:40 PM.

If you are currently attending Brooklyn College or other CUNY campus please contact Francine Ward or stop by 1107 James Hall to inquire about facilitated application.

Admitted students will receive an e-mail with the registration code 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.

If you have any further questions about registration, please contact Francine Ward via e-mail or at 718.951.5876.