2024 Training Calendar

yellow Yellow Stream: Intensive Specialized Certificate Programs

Green Stream:Foundations of Play Therapy

red  Red Stream: Advanced Theory and Techniques in Play Therapy

blue  Blue Stream: Play Therapy Supervision Certification Program

  Purple Stream: Certificate in Therapeutic Play Skills

Master Classes

 Specialty Programs

 

All programs Blended Delivery (Face to Face or Live Online)

Please note: times shown for our programs are "mountain time" - either MDT or MST depending on the time of year.
To check the time with your time zone you can use a time converter such as World Time Buddy.
Once admitted to a course you will receive an e-mail with instructions for your payment.

2024

March 2024

 yellow stream March 22 & 23, 2024

Yellow Stream: Play Therapy for Children of Separation and Divorce: Managing the Impact of Parental Conflict

2 Day Program - 14 Hour Certificate
March 22 & 23, 2024 (Friday, Saturday: 9 am to 4:30 pm MST)

Cost: $875. CAD + GST

Program Information


   March 27, 2024

Master Class: Research into Practice for Play Therapists 

March 27 2024 Topic: Working with Anger and Aggression in Play Therapy
6pm to 7pm MT

2.75 Hours CE Certificate 
1.25 Hours Session plus 1.5 Hours Non-Contact (Reading and Quiz)

$90.00 CAD + GST

Program Information (pdf)

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Please note: the Bundled Programs/ Continuing Ed have to both be completed in 2024.

Bundle 1
** Save $300. if you bundle Green and Red Streams
Bundle 1 price: $5100. CAD + GST (Full price $5400.)
Option to pay deposit of $1000. with balance due 45 days before training begins

Bundle 2
**Half Price on Continuing Ed when bundling Purple Stream (6 day program) and Continuing Education ($175/off) (Purple Stream Specific)

  • Purple Stream: Introduction to Therapeutic Uses of Sandtray
  • Purple Stream: Introduction to Puppets
  • Enter the Metaphorical Journey: Inquiry Skills for Play Therapists

Bundle 2 price: $2150. CAD + GST (Full price $2325.)
Option to pay deposit of $675. and pay balance 45 days before training begins

Bundle 3
**Save $50 Continuing Ed bundle (Purple Stream Specific)

Therapeutic Play Skills Group Supervision + choose one of the following:

  • Purple Stream: Introduction to Therapeutic Uses of Sandtray
  • Purple Stream: Introduction to Puppets
  • Enter the Metaphorical Journey: Inquiry Skills for Play Therapists

Bundle 3 price: $500.
Option to pay deposit of $125. and pay balance 45 days before training begins

April 2024

  April 3, 2024

Therapeutic Play Skills Group Supervision
Two Hour Letter of Attendance

Meeting 1 ‚Äď April 3, 2024 from 3PM to 5PM MST

COST per two hour session: $200. CAD + GST

Program Information

**Save with the Continuing Ed bundle #3


  April 5, 2024

Purple Stream: Introduction to Therapeutic Uses of Sandtray - Directive and Non-Directive Sandtray When Working with Children, Adolescents, and Adults in Play Therapy and Therapeutic Play

Six Hour Continuing Education Certificate Program
April 5th (Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm MST)

Cost: $350. CAD + GST

Program Information


yellow stream  April 12 & 13, 2024

Yellow Stream: Play Therapy for Children of Separation and Divorce: Managing the Impact of Parental Conflict - LIVE training at SACE: 300 - 10339 124 St NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2 Day Program - 14 Hour Certificate
April 12 & 13, 2024 (Friday, Saturday: 9 am to 4:30 pm MST)

Cost: $875. CAD + GST

Program Information 


April 16- 20, 2024

Green Stream: Foundations of Play Therapy

9 Day Program - 80 Hour Certificate (67.5 Contact, 12.5 Non-Contact)

Part 1.1: April 16th-April 20th (Tuesday-Saturday 9am ‚Äď 5 pm MST)
Part 1.2: May 1st-4th: (Wednesday-Saturday 9am-5pm MST)

Cost: $2700. CAD + GST
OR bundle with Red Stream to save $300

Program Information

Save with bundle #1  - bundle with Red Stream


yellow stream  April 24-26, 2024

Yellow Stream: 3 Day Program - Certificate in Sandplay with Special Populations using Play Therapy Skills and Techniques

3 Day Program ‚Äď 23 Hour Certificate (21 Hours Contact, 2 Non-Contact)

April 24, 25, 26th - 2024  (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 9 am to 4:30 pm MST)

Cost: $1310. CAD + GST

Program Information

May 2024

   May 10, 2024

Pink Stream: Enter the Metaphorical Journey: Inquiry Skills for Play Therapists

1 Day Master Class - 6 Hour Certificate
May 10, 2024 (10 am to 4pm MST)

Cost: $350. CAD + GST

Program Information


  May 11-14 and May 17-18, 2024

Purple Stream: Certificate in Therapeutic Play Skills

Part 3.1 Saturday May 11th- Tuesday May 14th 2024
Part 3.2 Friday May 17th-Saturday May 18th 2024
Cost: $1975. CAD + GST

Program Information


   May 15, 2024

Master Class: Research into Practice for Play Therapists 

May 15 2024 Topic: Cultural Considerations in Play Therapy
6pm to 7pm MT

2.75 Hours CE Certificate 
1.25 Hours Session plus 1.5 Hours Non-Contact (Reading and Quiz)

$90.00 CAD + GST

Program Information (pdf)


July 2024

  July 2-5 & 8-9, 2024

Purple Stream - Certificate in Therapeutic Play Skills

6 Day Program - 47 Hours (42 Contact, 5 Non-Contact)

Part 1.1: July 2nd-5th, 2024 (Tuesday-Friday: 9am-4:30pm MST)
Part 1.2: July 8th+9th, 2024 (Monday and Tuesday: 9am-4:30pm MST)

Cost: $1975. CAD + GST

Program Information

Save with bundle #2


   July 17, 2024

Master Class: Research into Practice for Play Therapists 

July 17 2024 Topic: Themes in Children’s Play
6pm to 7pm MT

2.75 Hours CE Certificate 
1.25 Hours Session plus 1.5 Hours Non-Contact (Reading and Quiz)

$90.00 CAD + GST

Program Information (pdf)


 July 19-27, 2024

Green Stream: Foundations of Play Therapy

9 Day Program - 80 Hour Certificate (67.5 Contact, 12.5 Non-Contact)

July 19th-27th, 2024 (Runs 9 Days Concurrently ‚Äď 9am-5pm MST)

Cost: $2700. CAD + GST

This program is almost full - a few spots remain.

Please go to the 2025 training calendar for future dates.

August 2024

August 12-20, 2024

Red Stream: Advanced Theory and Techniques in Play Therapy

9 Day Program - 80 Hour Certificate (67.5 Contact, 12.5 Non-Contact)
August 12th-20th, 2024 - Runs 9 days 9 am ‚Äď 5 pm concurrently - Monday, Aug. 12th to¬† Tuesday 20th

Cost: $2700. CAD + GST

Program Information


  August 21, 2024

Therapeutic Play Skills Group Supervision
Two Hour Letter of Attendance

Meeting 2 ‚Äď August 21st, 2024 (Wednesday: 3PM to 5PM MST

COST per two-hour session: $200. CAD +GST

Program Information


   August 28, 2024

Master Class: Research into Practice for Play Therapists 

August 28 2024 Topic: Gender Diverse and Transgender Children and Youth
6pm to 7pm MT

2.75 Hours CE Certificate 
1.25 Hours Session plus 1.5 Hours Non-Contact (Reading and Quiz)

$90.00 CAD + GST

Program Information (pdf)

September 2024

September 19, 2024

Workshop: Want to learn how AI can enhance your practice?

Online via Zoom

Join from Canada: Sept 19, 2024 3-6 pm MT

Join from Australia: Sept 20, 2024 7-10 am AEST

Cost: $180. CAD + GST

Click here for information and registration.

 

October 2024

  October 4, 2024

Purple Stream: Introduction to Puppets: Creating a Co-Therapist Character and Exploring Directive/Non-Directive Puppet Play Therapy

Six Hour Continuing Education Certificate Program
Friday, October 4, 2024 (9:00am - 4:00pm MDT)
Cost: 350. CAD + GST

Program Information


   October 9, 2024

Master Class: Research into Practice for Play Therapists 

October 9 2024 Topic: Play Completion Predicts Fewer Child Psychological Difficulties
6pm to 7pm MT

2.75 Hours CE Certificate 
1.25 Hours Session plus 1.5 Hours Non-Contact (Reading and Quiz)

$90.00 CAD + GST

Program Information (pdf)


October 17, 18-20, 2024

9th Annual Tye Dye Play Therapy Study Group

Pre course day: October 17th 2024

Tye Dye 9th annual weekend: October 18th-20th, 2024 in Canmore, Alberta
This year’s topic is: Therapeutic Stories in Child and Play Therapy: The Role of Drama, Puppetry and Art in Bringing Stories to Life

One-day pre-launch training on October 17th 9-4 p.m: Enacting Therapeutic Stories in Child and Play Therapy: The Role of Drama, Puppetry and Art in Bringing Stories to Life with Wendy Froberg PhD - a blended workshop:  in-room or online. Limited spots available for in-room, contact our office to register your interest.

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November 2024

November 6-8, 2024

Blue Stream: Play Therapist Supervision Training

3 Day Program - 24 Hour Certificate (21 hrs Contact In-Room or 21hrs Live- Webinar, 3 Non-Contact)
November 6 to 8, 2024 (Wednesday to Friday, 9 am ‚Äď 4:30 pm MST)

This training meets APT’s definition of Live Webinar
Cost: $1310. CAD + GST

Program Information


  November 13, 2024

Therapeutic Play Skills Group Supervision
Two Hour Letter of Attendance

Meeting 3 ‚Äď November 13th, 2024 (Wednesday: 3PM to 5PM MST)

COST per two-hour session: $200. CAD +GST


  November 14-16, 2024

Deepen your Understanding of Adlerian Play Therapy Theory and Practice with Dr. Terry Kottman

Location: Canmore, AB
Cost: $1350. CAD + GST

Register here


  Nov 26-29 & Dec 9-10, 2024

Purple Stream: Certificate in Therapeutic Play Skills

6 Day Program - 47 Hours (42 Contact, 5 Non-Contact)

Part 2.1: November 26th-29th, 2024 - Tuesday to Friday: 9am-4:30pm MST
Part 2.2: December 9th & 10th, 2024 - Monday + Tuesday: 9am-4:30pm MST

Cost: $1975. CAD + GST

Program Information

December 2024

yellow stream  December 4 - 6, 2024

Yellow Stream: Certificate in Treatment of Trauma Using Play Therapy Skills and Techniques

3 Day Program ‚Äď 26.5 Hours (21 Contact Hours and 5.5 Non-Contact Hours)
December 4th-6th, 2024¬†(Wednesday to Friday: 9 am ‚Äď 4:30 pm MST)

Cost: $1310. CAD + GST

Program Information


December 12 & 13, 2024

Yellow Stream: Play Therapy for Children of Separation and Divorce: Managing the Impact of Parental Conflict

2 Day Program - 14 Hour Certificate
December 12th + 13th, 2024 (Thursday + Friday: 9 am to 4:30 pm MST)

Cost: $875. CAD + GST

Program Information


   December 11, 2024

Master Class: Research into Practice for Play Therapists 

December 11 2024 Topic: Therapeutic Powers of Play and Filial Play Therapy
6pm to 7pm MT

2.75 Hours CE Certificate 
1.25 Hours Session plus 1.5 Hours Non-Contact (Reading and Quiz)

$90.00 CAD + GST

Program Information (pdf)