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The 36th Annual Association for Play Therapy International Conference will be held in Dallas, Texas on October 1 - 6, 2019. With 77 workshops and up to 41 hours of continuing education available, there is something for everyone during the six-day conference.

This year's highlights include:

  • Keynote by Steve Gross, MSW, Founder and Chief Playmaker of the Life is Good Kids Foundation: The Power of Optimism: Helping Play Therapists See the Best in Themselves, Their Clients and Their World

  • Poster session to showcase current play therapy research findings

  • APT Exhibit Hall showcasing therapeutic toys, books and services

A variety of networking opportunities: "Join Me" Dinners, Welcome Reception, and the APT After Party!