The Certificate in Play Therapy at MidAmerica Nazarene University is an accelerated 22-hour post-graduate program with a dual emphasis on quality training and clinical applications. This certificate program is designed to meet the requirements specified by the Association for Play Therapy (APT) for the Registered Play Therapist credential.
You Should Know:
Meets online and 5 weekends on-site
Fulfill 22 credit hours at $250 per credit hour
Complete your Certificate in 12 months
Attend classes in Olathe and online
Upcoming Start Dates*
MNU takes a hands-on approach to your learning experience and provides quality supervision during your clinical experience. We have a strong clinical orientation with our graduate degrees in various clinical areas of expertise. We will prepare you to be a play therapist in public or private clinical settings.
Learn from leaders in the play therapy field. Prominent therapists Eliana Gil, Rise VanFleet, DeeRay, Linda Homeyer, Garry Landreth. We have a total of 11 clinical rooms in our building. Our four play therapy and sand tray rooms are equipped with state of the art video and sound for students to use during their practicum. As part of our focus on the student, you will be working with a Clinical Assistant that will help you keep track of your clinical, supervision and instructional hours.
The result? You receive instruction in the best of contemporary play therapy theory blended with guided experience from true practitioners. This dual emphasis on theory and application means the student is well prepared for creating a dynamic interpersonal relationship between themselves and their clients.
*For information on our priority application deadlines and registration deadlines, please contact us at 913-971-3800 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MNU is an APT Approved Center and an Approved Provider of Continuing Education (APT Approved Provider 07-198).
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