UPCOMING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
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PA APT 2024 ANNUAL CONFERENCE
APRIL 26-27, 2024
Jeff Ashby, Ph.D, ABPP, RPT-S
Dr. Ashby is an Alum of Penn State University where he received his Ph.D in counseling psychology.
PA APT is excited to welcome Dr. Ashby back to Penn State!!
Visit our website in the fall for more information about Dr. Ashby's presentation.
BUILDING YOUR OWN ABC: AMAZING BIBLIOTHERAPY CATALOGUE!
Thank you Danielle Newkam for a fantastic training!
September 16, 2023
THANK YOU FOR A GREAT
2023 CONFERENCE PA APT!
We had so much fun with Karen Doyle Buckwalter, LCSW, RPT-S at the Penn Stater!
Thank you to all of our vendors this year!
Congratulations to our 2023 Camberg Scholarship recipient:
Congratulations to our 2023 Guerney Award recipient:
For more information on these awards and our 2023 recipients, check out our Awards page.
WHO WE ARE
The Pennsylvania Branch of the Association for Play Therapy (PA-APT) began to organize in 1997 with the mission of promoting the practice of play therapy in a variety of settings including schools, mental health centers, and private practice. Our current membership includes over 150 Professional and Affiliate members from all corners of the state.
Membership in PA-APT provides concurrent membership in the Association for Play Therapy (APT). APT was co-founded by Charles Schaefer, PHD and Kevin O'Connor, PhD in 1982 and includes over 4,000 members across the United States.
The Pennsylvania Association for Play Therapy is an active and growing organization. PA-APT is committed to providing training opportunities for all practitioners including an annual conference, as well as providing networking opportunities and informal contacts between members. The members, regional directors, and officers of PA-APT welcome your membership and participation in this growing organization!