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Thank you for your interest in joining an APT committee, we welcome member participation!  

To produce the outcomes approved by the APT Board of Directors, the CEO may establish committees and other forums as deemed necessary to ensure that all products and services are a) clinically sound and b) valued by members.  The chairs and members of these entities are appointed by and report to the CEO.  

You are encouraged to review the list of committees below and select up to three committees you wish to join.  Once we receive your selections, we will be in contact with you. If you have any questions, contact Kathryn Lebby,

Thank you for your interest!

APT Committees:

1. Awards of Excellence: Annually review and evaluate Key Award nominations

2. Conference Program: Annually review conference program proposals.

3. Ethics & Practices: Tri-annually review and update Play Therapy Best Practices and Paper on Touch; address issues and complaints regarding ethics and practices.

4. International Journal of Play Therapy: Evaluate play therapy research articles

5. Leadership: Annually review and recommend revisions to Leadership Academy curriculum. Observe and identify emerging class leaders.

6. Mining Report: Review mental health publications and recommend citations for possible publication in quarterly mining reports.

7. Nominations: Orient committee members about the board culture and desire leadership attributes. Review and recommend revisions to the Director Candidate Questionnaire. Annually approve slate comprising not more than six director candidates.

8. Play Therapy Magazine: Review and recommend edits to manuscripts submitted for possible publication in quarterly magazine.

9. Registration & Continuing Education: Periodically review and recommend policy revisions to Registered Play Therapist & Supervisor and Approved Provider of Play Therapy Continuing Education programs.

10. Research: Foster research that advances play therapy, particularly studies that generate evidence-based play therapy treatments. Review and evaluate Research and Student Research Award nominations.

11. University Education: Periodically review and recommend policy revisions to the Approved Centers of Play Therapy Education program. Review and recommend questions to be posed during History Speaks program interviews.