Become A Member of Minnesota Association for Play Therapy
Frequently Asked Questions: How do I become a member? Learn more about what it takes to become a member HERE!
Do I need to be a Registered Play Therapist to join the Association for Play Therapy? Anyone who is a therapist and using the powers of Play Therapy with children can become a member of the Association for Play Therapy at any time!
What if I'm a student? Can I still become a member of APT? Yes! The Association for Play Therapy has special student rates for membership!
Should I join the National Association for Play Therapy or the Minnesota Branch? All Association for Play Therapy membership goes through the national branch. When you are registering for membership you will select Minnesota as your sate.
What about... Got more membership questions? Get them answered HERE!
What are the benefits to membership? Quarterly Magazine Play Therapy(TM) is a full-color magazine that includes news, clinical articles, editorials, leadership directory, events calendar, advertisements, and more, AND is included in your dues.
Quarterly Journal International Journal of Play Therapy presents original play therapy research, case studies, theories and application, and current practices. Optional continuing education credit available. Also included in your dues.
MNAPT e-Newsletter Direct to your in-box, the MNAPT Play Therapy Musings keeps readers up-to-date on play therapy events in our state, including announcements of elections, upcoming trainings, and other events. Includes articles by and for Minnesota Play Therapists.
Minnesota’s Annual Spring Conference This yearly event features a nationally recognized play therapy presenter that cater to the needs and wants of our members. This event is designed to foster a playful and professional atmosphere for Play Therapists to network, share resources, and rejuvenate our energy for treating children in our community.
Networking Events These evening or weekend events provide members with an opportunity to meet with and connect with fellow play therapists in their community. Food and drink is provided and members are encouraged to bring business cards to share.
APT Annual International Conference In different locations every year, the International Conference provides continuing education about Play Therapy and related topics. Approved by most professional disciplines. Features prominent authors, researchers, and practitioners. Includes networking forums and extracurricular visitor activities. Registration fees are reduced for members.
Other benefits available through APT at www.a4pt.org:
Reduced application and renewal fees for APT Credentials
Listening in Association for Play Therapy Training Directory
Approved Continuing Education Providers
Malpractice insurance at competitive rates
Access to APT Leadership Academy
Advertising on APT and MNAPT's website as well as in MNAPT's email blasts