Play Therapy Career Development Map - Part 1  

Key to the map:  

  • The different types of training that provide a good basis (prior learning) for furthering a career using therapeutic play are shown by green ovals.  
  • The professional job titles of individual suitable for adding therapeutic play skills are shown in yellow boxes.  
  • Previous experience that is relevant and experience needed whilst training in play therapy is shown in light blue boxes.  
  • Three of the four tiers of the training model are shown using different coloured ovals Black arrows show the pathways.  
  • A possible fast track route, for suitably qualified professionals is shown by a red dotted line.  
  • The requirement to work using PTUK's Ethical System is shown by a dark blue dotted line.  
  • Links to the PSM competency framework are shown by green dotted lines. 

Career Development Map

 

 

Play Therapy Career Development Map - Part 2  

Key to the map:  

  • Part 2 of the map shows the possible career development paths that a qualified Play Therapist may follow using the fourth tier of the training model to become a Play Therapy Supervisor, a Play Therapy Trainer or acquired an MA in Practised Based Play Therapy.  
  • The professional job titles are shown in yellow boxes.
  • Clinical experience needed whilst continuing play therapy training at this level is shown in light blue boxes.
  • The fourth tier of the training model is shown using a purple coloured ovals. 

Play Therapy Career Development Map - Part 2

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