CE Contact Hours

Attainment of Play Therapy Instruction Hours

A total of up to 30 non-contact hours are provided from attending the 2021 Summer Institute. Each full-day workshop is worth 6 non-contact CE hours. Monday's half-day sessions are each worth 3 non-contact CE hours. For the purpose of Criteria Verification Forms for RPT Credentialing Applications, please refer to individual workshop descriptions for what each cover.

The Center for Play Therapy is approved by the following organizations/boards and the contact hours can be applied towards licensure, certification, and registered credentials for:

  • APT Approved Provider 95-004
  • Texas State Board of Licensed Professional Counselor Provider In accordance with Texas Administrative Code, Title 22, Part 30, Rule 681.142
  • Texas State Board of Social Workers: Provider #6720
  • Texas State Board of Marriage & Family Therapists Provider In accordance with Texas Administrative Code, Title 22, Part 35, Rule 801.264
  • National Board of Certified Counselors: Provider #3016

The University of North Texas has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 3016. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The University of North Texas is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

For CE hours, please notify the Center for Play Therapy. CE hours are granted through the Center for Achievement and Lifelong Learning, UNT.

For those already credentialed:
APT is temporarily allowing any registrant with continuing education due between March 15, 2020, and December 31, 2021, to submit all non-contact training hours to fulfill the 18 hours of play therapy continuing education. 

For complete details, please refer to APT at www.a4pt.org. 

Summer Institute CEs Policy

In order to receive CEs for summer institute, participants must complete the evaluation for all attended workshops before June 25, 2021. Upon completion of the evaluation, you will receive your CE certification(s) at the latest by July 30, 2021. If you do not receive the CE certification by July 30, 2021, please contact the CPT at cpt@unt.edu and let us know. An administrative fee of $10 will incur for re-issuing CE certificates starting Aug 1, 2021.

Timeline at a glance:

From workshop date to June 25: Complete online evaluations.

By July 30: All CE certificates will be emailed to participants. Email the CPT if you have not received your CE certificate by Jul 30.

Aug 1 onwards: Administrative fee will be charged for re-issuing CE certificates.