Washington Association for Play Therapy

 Promoting the Healing Power of Play in Washington

Events

*Please note that we will be hosting our Networking Events on the second Wednesday of the following months: February, April, June, August, October, and December. Specific Dates, Locations, and Topics will be announced and included below!

Upcoming events

    • March 25, 2017
    • April 01, 2020
    • OPEN
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    • October 01, 2018
    • December 31, 2018
    • Seattle

    WA-APT is now accepting presentation proposals for the 2019 Two-Day Annual Conference!

    March 23 & 24, 2019


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    On Saturday, our keynote speaker, Dr. Green, will be presenting all day. Sunday will be our multitopic breakout sessions for entry level to advanced clinicians. 

    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  December 31st, 2018. Presenters will be contacted regarding the decision of the conference committee by January 15th, 2019.

    Presenters with accepted proposals will receive a complimentary one-day registration fee for Sunday, March 24th, 2019.

    • March 23, 2019
    • March 24, 2019

    SAVE THE DATE!!!

    WAAPT Annual Conference

    March 23-24, 2019

    Seattle Pacific University


    Saturday: Keynote Speaker Dr. Eric Green

    Sunday: Breakout Sessions


    Saturday, March 23rd: 


    Schedule:

    8:30AM-9:00AM - Registration Opens

    9:00AM-12:15PM - Training

    12:15PM-1:15PM - Catered Lunch

    1:15PM-4:30PM - Training Continued

    4:30PM - Training Concludes and CEs Issued


    Sunday, March 24th:

    8:30AM-9:00AM - Registration Opens

    9:00AM-10:00AM - First Sessions 

    10:15AM-12:15PM - First Sessions Continued 

    12:15PM-1:15PM - Catered Lunch

    1:15PM-2:15PM-Second Sessions

    2:30PM-4:30PM - Second Sessions Continued


Past events

November 02, 2018 Seattle Networking Event - Gender Identity Development in the Playroom
October 29, 2018 Trauma Informed Play Therapy: Basic Child-Centered Play Therapy Skills
October 26, 2018 2 Day Intensive AutPlay Certification
October 24, 2018 WA-APT Seattle Networking Event
October 19, 2018 BCPTA: EMDR and Play Therapy: A Playful Journey Toward Healing
September 29, 2018 2018 WAAPT Fall Conference
June 02, 2018 BCPTA Presents Trauma-Informed Expressive Arts and Play Therapy
May 27, 2018 Paradise Creek Center for the Advancement of Play presents Level 1 Intro to Play Therapy
April 25, 2018 Seattle Networking Meeting
March 23, 2018 2018 WAAPT Annual Conference with Nick Cornett
March 03, 2018 Make a Playdate with WA-APT
January 12, 2018 NWAPS presents Child Therapy Essentials: Healing Through Play and Relationship
December 01, 2017 Seattle Networking Meeting: Skills and Techniques in Adjunct EMDR Sand Tray Therapy
November 04, 2017 FSTNW presents: Meaningful Moments in Play Therapy
October 28, 2017 2017 WAAPT Fall Conference
September 23, 2017 Seattle Networking Meeting: Bringing Mindfulness and Yoga into the Play Therapy Room
July 01, 2017 Call for Proposals for 2018 Conference
June 09, 2017 Seattle Networking Meeting: Children’s Story Time: Using Bibliotherapy in Play Therapy
May 16, 2017 Lynnwood Networking Meeting
April 15, 2017 Seattle Area Networking Meeting: An Introduction to a Foster/Adopt Parenting Model in Play Therapy
March 24, 2017 2017 WAAPT Annual Conference with Franc Hudspeth
February 08, 2017 Seattle Networking Meeting: *CANCELLED & RESCHEDULED* A Brief Intro to Infant/Early Childhood Mental Health
February 03, 2017 Tri-Cities Networking Meeting
December 14, 2016 Seattle Networking Meeting: Play Therapy and Working with Parents
October 29, 2016 Call for Proposals for 2017 Conference
October 21, 2016 2016 WAAPT Fall Conference - Serious Play: Using Play Therapy to Address Depression, Anxiety, Self-harm and Suicidal Ideation
October 12, 2016 Seattle Networking Meeting
September 23, 2016 APT-Approved Training in Spokane
September 07, 2016 South Sound Networking Meeting
August 21, 2016 WAAPT Summer Picnic
June 13, 2016 Play Therapy Certificate Program (Victoria, British Columbia)
June 08, 2016 Seattle Networking Meeting
May 13, 2016 The Canadian Association for Child & Play Therapy Annual Conference
April 13, 2016 Western Washington Networking Meeting - "Play Therapist Self Care"
March 18, 2016 WA-APT's 2016 Annual Conference with Sueann Kenney-Noziska
March 15, 2016 The Nuts and Bolts of Child-Centered Play Thearpy
March 04, 2016 Idaho Association for Play Therapy 2016 Annual Conference
February 26, 2016 British Columbia Play Therapy Association
February 26, 2016 Recognizing and Responding to Very Young Children's Mental Health Issues and those Issues' Implications for Later Play Therapy
February 10, 2016 Western Washington Networking Meeting
January 26, 2016 The Power of Play: Proven Strategies for Trauma and Attachment in Children & Adolescents with Clair Mellenthin, LCSW, RPT-S
January 08, 2016 Cascadia Training - Introduction to Play Therapy: Theory, Application, and Techniques
November 18, 2015 2016 Conference Proposals
November 13, 2015 2015 NWCPTS Fall Conference
November 11, 2015 Networking Meeting
October 16, 2015 Fall Conference
July 16, 2015 July Networking Meeting: Therapeutic Uses of Sand Tray in Play Therapy
June 01, 2015 The Northwest Center for Play Therapy Studies Annual Summer Institute
March 27, 2015 2015 Conference Sponsorship
March 27, 2015 2015 Annual Conference: Liana Lowenstein
January 30, 2015 Theraplay
January 30, 2015 CSI Book Sales
December 08, 2014 2015 Conference Proposals
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