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Play Therapy Graduate Certificate

Harold Abel School of Social and Behavioral Science

Courses

Total program credits needed for graduation: 25

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

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 coursework 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.

This certificate is not accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) or by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Capella University cannot guarantee licensure, endorsement, other professional credential, or salary advancement. State licensing regulations and professional standards vary; learners are responsible for understanding and complying with the requirements of the state in which they intend to work. For more information, see the Licensure section for this program on Capella’s website (www.capella.edu).

This certificate has not been reviewed or approved by the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB); KY residents are not eligible for certification, endorsement, rank change, licensure, renewal, etc. by the EPSB.

What Can I Expect?

Each unit consists of readings, discussions, and other activities you will be expected to complete throughout the week. Assignments are due on Sundays, though not every course requires an assignment each week.

In each course, you will receive a detailed scoring guide that describes expectations for every graded assignment.

Grades are based on your participation in weekly reading discussions and completion of assignments. You will also be assessed on your ability to demonstrate an understanding of expected outcomes for your program or specialization. These outcomes are based on the needs and performance standards of your field or discipline.

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