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CERT Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Play Therapy specialization

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Total program credits needed for graduation: 25

One academic quarter is 3 months. You will have a 3-week break between each quarter.

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Required Courses

PSY5244
Play Therapy 1: The History and Systems of Play Therapy (5 quarter credits)
PSY5246
Play Therapy 2: Theories and Practices of Play Therapy* (5 quarter credits)
PSY5248
Filial Play Therapy* (5 quarter credits)
PSY5250
Play Therapy Supervision Practices* (5 quarter credits)
PSY5252
Applications of Play Therapy* (5 quarter credits)

Synchronous course work is utilized in PSY5246 and PSY5252 to comply with the Association for Play Therapy (APT) instructor/learner requirements

*This course has a prerequisite. Contact an enrollment counselor or refer to the course descriptions for more information.

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