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4/4/2017Replacing Fear With Trust
The Association for Play Therapy (APT) is a national professional society established in 1982 to foster contact among mental health professionals interested in exploring and, when developmentally appropriate, applying the therapeutic power of play to communicate with and treat clients, particularly children.
Save the Date! Annual APT International Conference, Oct. 10-15, 2017!
Mark your calendars to join us during our Oct. 10-15 Conference at the Marriott City Center Hotel in Minnesota!
New Member Referral Option!
Looking for a quick and easy way to ask a colleague to join? Use the Refer a Friend link on your APT profile page for a direct referral link OR email option!
With only two months left in our Membership Campaign, use this simple website referral tool today and boost your chances to be entered into a drawing for one of three prizes - $100 cash, a $200 Amazon gift card or an iPad Air!
In addition to individual prizes, if your branch increases its professional members by the highest percentage (minimum 15%) during the March 1 thru June 30 campaign period, you and your fellow branch members will enjoy a $500 food and beverage credit at the 2017 Conference headquarter hotel in Minneapolis!
Play Therapy Included in Evidence Based Registry!
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) provides the public with reliable information on mental health interventions. In addition to Filial Family Therapy (added to registry March 2016), SAMHSA's National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices (NREPP) now include:
APT Celebrates 35 Years!