Washington Association for Play Therapy

 Promoting the Healing Power of Play in Washington

Call for Proposals for 2018 Conference

  • July 01, 2017
  • December 01, 2017
  • Seattle

WA-APT is now accepting presentation proposals for the 2018 Two-Day Annual Conference!

March 23 & 24, 2018 

With Nick Cornett, PhD

Do you have knowledge and experience in play therapy that others can learn from? Have you experienced success with a particular model or type of play therapy that others may find helpful? Perhaps you have experience with a specific population of children that you can bring to others.


Friday will be our multitopic breakout sessions for entry level to advanced clinicians. On Saturday, our keynote speaker, Nick Cornett, will be presenting all day.

Please e-mail a curriculum vitae of all presenters, along with the information below to: info@wa4pt.com

  • Author(s) brief Biography (45 word max.)
  • Workshop Overview (40 word max.)
  • Workshop Abstract (250 word max.),
  • Learning Objectives (4 objectives required for proposal 1-4 hours; 6 objectives required for proposals 5 hours or longer)
  • Citation for 3-5 sources, at least two (2) of which must be published within the past 5 years, that support the content of your program (no more than 1 can be your own)
  • Exam questions (5 required)
  • Summary (50 words or less) of how this presentation addresses and expands the play therapist's multicultural competency (only if applicable)
  • A brief description of how you will use your time (i.e. lecture, PowerPoint, group discussion, experiential, etc.). 
  • Current vita and picture

Proposals will be accepted through July 1, 2017. Presenters will be contacted regarding the decision of the conference committee by December 1, 2017.

Presenters with accepted proposals will receive a complimentary one-day registration fee for Friday March 23, 2018.

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