FOR THERAPISTS

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GAPT ANNUAL CONFERENCE IS MARCH 13 & 14


DIANE FREY Ph.D. WILL BE SPEAKING ON:


BLENDING PLAY THERAPY WITH THE FIVE LOVE LANGUAGES


AND ON SATURDAY


USING PLAY THERAPY WITH ADOLESCENTS AND ADULTS


REGISTRATION BEGINS JANUARY 27TH



FUTURE NON-GAPT EVENTS DISCLAIMER

 GAPT IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR SATISFACTION WITH THESE WORKSHOPS.  WE DO NOT RECOMMEND OR ENDORSE NON-GAPT EVENTS 


If you are not satisfied, you should discuss your concern with the presenter.

If you are still not satisfied, your only next step is to contact APT.


They are listed here as a service to the Play Therapy community.


ALL PRESENTERS ARE APT APPROVED PROVIDERS.


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THE PLAY THERAPY TRAINING INSTITUTE PROUDLY PRESENTS

Jeff S. Ashby, Ph.D., ABPP

Ethical Decision-Making in Play Therapy:

Models and Applications

Friday, February 14, 2020 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Georgia State University

College of Education & Human Development

30 Pryor Street, SW Room 150

Atlanta, GA  30303


THE PLAY THERAPY TRAINING INSTITUTE PROUDLY PRESENTS


Ethical Decision-Making in Play Therapy:

Models and Applications


Description of Training In this experiential workshop, participants will review ethical theories and models of ethical decision-making relevant to play therapy applications.  Special emphasis will be placed on developing professionals’ understanding of decision-making processes used in arriving at ethical courses of action in four primary areas of emphasis in professional ethics codes and the APT Practice Guidelines.  These areas include:  a) informed consent, b) confidentiality, c) competence, and d) multiple relationships.  Using case studies and vignettes, professionals will be invited to consider what might be the best course of action in a variety of play therapy scenarios presenting ethical dilemmas.


Presenter Information
Dr. Jeff Ashby is a Professor in the Department of Counseling and Psychological Services at Georgia State University.  He is the former Director of Georgia State’s Counseling Psychology doctoral program, a licensed psychologist, a Diplomat of the American Board of Professional Psychology, and a Registered Play Therapist - Supervisor.  Dr. Ashby has taught ethics at the graduate level for over 20 years and has served as Member of the Ethics Committee of the Georgia Psychological Association, Chair of the Ethics Committee of the International Association of Play Therapy and as an ethics content expert with the State of Georgia Psychology board.  He has made over 100 presentations at professional conferences and authored/co-authored more than 100 articles in refereed journals, numerous book chapters, and two books. To register please visit the following website.
https://secure.touchnet.com/C20797_ustores/web/store_main.jsp?STOREID=150&SINGLESTORE=true
Please note: The Play Therapy Training Institute does not accept checks.

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Job Postings Currently Available​​

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ViewPoint Health (formerly CEPTA) is in need of a team lead for the C&A department in Lawrenceville, GA. We are looking for a fully licensed clinician who has a CPCS/ LCSW and ideally is an RPT/RPT-S (or with some training in play therapy).  Please contact GLORIA JULIAO at gjuliao@cetpa.org for more information.


Eagle's Landing Christian Counseling Center is currently looking to add some new faces to our growing team in McDonough, and Covington, GA. 

We are a trauma-informed center and use trauma-specific treatment including the Strategic Trauma & Abuse Recovery System. We are looking for providers who are interested in being trained and supervised in STARS.

Interested parties may contact Denice Colson, Executive Director by email at DrColson@EaglesLandingChristianCounseling.com. Please send a cover letter and resume. A video letter is also greatly appreciated!



Life Healing Center, PC is seeking a skilled, licensed Play Therapist (RPT preferred) to expand our existing services.  

Job Types: Full-time - Salary: Commission Based

Experience: Psychotherapy: 1+ years

Education: Master's Degree for Clinical Psychotherapist position 

License: Full unrestricted License to practice independently in Georgia.

For more information, please contact Dr. Ahmed at msahmed@LifeHealingCenterPC.com


Children's Therapy Centers Of Georgia would like to add a FULL time therapist (independent contractor).  We are Registered Play Therapists and specialize in working with children, teenagers, and their families.

Required experience: 3 years counseling after licensure, having worked with children and teenagers, and willing to become a Registered Play Therapist.

Please contact Alzi Faubion , MA, LPC, RPT-S at Contact@alzifaubionlpc.com or call 678 925 3306


Northern Georgia Counseling is looking to hire a full or part time play therapist in Buford.  The hours would be flexible, your own personal playroom to use, and preferably 3 years post licensing. We have 6 experienced colleagues working as well, so nice, fun atmosphere in which to work. See website  at northeastgacounseling.com. Candidate can call 770-271-5040, and send resume to Lisa Campbell, LCSW at northeastgacounseling@gmail.com.

Creative Family Counseling, LLC is looking to hire a fully licensed therapist (LPC, LCSW or LMFT) specializing in working with children and adolescents.  The office is located in Buford, GA.  If you are interested, please forward your cover letter and resume to Rebecca Muyres, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S at Rebecca@Creative-Family-Counseling.com  


DeKalb Community Service Board, Decatur, GA: We are hiring 2 full time and 1 part time fully licensed school-based therapist to work under our APEX grant for 6 additional DeKalb County schools. Complete the application at www.dekcsb.org and email resume to janela@dekcsb.org


Grow Counseling, Multiple locations: GROW IS GROWING!  We are looking therapists to join our Suwanee, Buckhead, and Alpharetta offices. We are specifically looking for another great child therapist in our Suwanee office.  Contact: Jennifer Wilmoth at JWilmoth@GrowCounseling.com


InMind Counseling and Wellness, Villa Rica, GA: We are seeking to hire a part-time or full-time licensed clinician (LPC, LMFT, LCSW) to join our group practice. Ideal applicants will be skilled in evidence-based treatment interventions for the children/adolescent population with behavioral, social, and emotional concerns.  Submit cover letter and resumes via email to villarica@inmindcollaborative.com or fax to (678) 941-3217​


Marietta West Cobb Counseling Center, Marietta, GA:  Hiring a licensed or license-eligible counselor who is a RPT or RPT in training with 1+ years of play therapy experience.  Contract position is in a growing multi-speciality office near Marietta Square.  Email resume to: TerriAbraham@MariettaCounselingCenter.com


New Directions Counseling Center, Multiple locations: Searching for a licensed mental health professional to join their group practice.  Email a vitae, three references, and a letter of interest to ndcc@ndccatlanta.com

Play Wellness, Roswell, GA: Play Wellness is hiring an experienced clinician who works with children or adults to join our team.  Visit https://www.playwellness.net/openings.html for more information.


Thrive Counseling Center, Kennesaw, GA: Looking for fully and associate-level licensed professionals who are interested in joining their practice on a contractual basis.  Contact Olivia Scott, Community Outreach Coordinator via phone at 678-217-7529 ext. 25 or email a resume and cover letter Olivia@ThriveCounselingCenter.com​​​


Shannon Eller, owner of Brighter Tomorrows Consulting

 

Is an LPC, LMFT, RPT, CPCS, ICCAADC, ICCDP-D, and ICCS.  Brighter Tomorrows has been offered full provider/training status through the Association for Play Therapy (www.a4pt.org) to offer the full coursework necessary to become a registered play therapist.  Shannon offers 25 workshops designed to meet all 150 core education hours needed for counselors seeking to become play therapists.  She is also certified as a Master’s level teacher, holding valid State of Georgia teaching certification.  The classes are interesting, integrative, experiential, and fun.  Counselors who have taken a master’s level play therapy class automatically receive 67.5 contact hours through the Association for Play Therapy.  Counselors who have not had a graduate level play therapy course can still meet all of the 150 core education hours needed at Brighter Tomorrows Consulting (APT 10-278).  Coursework includes workshops on ethics, sand tray, puppets, storytelling, trauma, grief, and loss, addictions, play therapy theories and foundations, and many other topics.  Classes can be structured around your individual schedule or can be incorporated in workshop trainings offered at Brighter Tomorrows Consulting.  Play Therapy supervision can also be provided while you are working toward your goal of becoming a play therapist.


Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns.
Thank you, 


Shannon M. Eller, LPC, LMFT, RPT-S, CPCS, ICAADC, ICCDP-D, ICCS, NCC
AAMFT Approved Supervisor


Brighter Tomorrows Consulting, LLC
1815 North Expressway, Suite B
Griffin, GA 30223
(770)-468-7424 
(770)-228-2750 fax



shannoneller@comcast.net
www.brighter-tomorrows.com
www.incorruptibleseedministries.org

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This is our survey page.

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We solicit your input and views.  Our effort here is a continuation of a practice that we began years ago at our play therapy events.


The board of GAPT believes that the success we have in promoting play therapy will be enhanced by the participation of all.  We want those who have an interest in play therapy to provide us with the benefit of their experience so that we can consider all possible ways to promote play therapy.


Currently our questionnaire is general and designed to allow you to explore your imagination and creativity.  Please be comfortable providing us all of your suggestions.  Complicated suggestions requiring an involved explanation are most welcome as well as simple ideas requiring only a short note. 


 

We also would like your input regarding the topics we select for future conferences and workshops.  Your input has helped in the past and we hope you will continue to give us some guidance as to the kinds of topics you would like us to emphasis when we plan coming events.  We have a questionnaire which we would like you to print, complete, and mail to us.  You can find the questionnaire by clicking here .  You may also find the questionnaire useful in formulating ideas that you would like to share with us via email.


Thank you for your interest!!  Your response is truly appreciated.  Please visit this page periodically as we expect to ask your input on other more specific topics also.  You may also think of questions we should ask.


Please do not be bashful!!!

Survey

Georgia Association for Play Therapy