IAPT will occasionally update this page with future training sessions we feel our members and their colleagues would be interested in.  If you would like one of your organizations training sessions hosted on our site, please contact us at board@iowaa4pt.org .

All Continuing Education training sessions must be…

APT Approved Provider #02-118

Approved Provider status is granted by the Association for Play Therapy; this allows registrants to earn credit at IAPT programs towards their Registered Play Therapist or Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor credentials.


Integrative Counseling Solutions

Please check their website for current and upcoming trainings in the field of play therapy.



Tanger Place Training Center


Tanager Place Center for Play Therapy opened in October 2016. The Center provides workshops for individuals seeking play therapy education and training. The Tanager Place Center for Play Therapy is an approved provider through the Association for Play Therapy (APT Approved Provider #16-457).

We offer introductory and advanced trainings. Attendees must be at a therapist level or enrolled in a Masters level program.




May 4th, 2018

Tonya Hotchkin

Fostering Resilience for Children of Trauma through the use of Play Therapy

June 22nd, 2018

Jennifer Null

Compassion Resilience for the Play Therapist

July 20th, 2018

Abby Seyfer

Creating Safe Spaces through Mindfulness in Play Therapy

August 17th, 2018

School Based Team

Linking School and Play Therapy for Client Success across Environments

September 21st, 2018

Lindsey Swales & Jennifer Null

Adlerian Play Therapy

October 19th, 2018

Tonya Hotchkin

The use of Sand Tray in Play Therapy

November 14th, 2018

Jennifer Null

Overcoming Barriers to Family Engagement in Play Therapy

December 12th, 2018

Tonya Hotchkin

The Use of Expressive Arts in Play Therapy