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2023-2025
Cohort Schedule
Phase 1 
May '23 - December '23

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May 12, 23           Intro to Play Therapy (6 Contact CEs)

9:00 - 5:00 MST         In Person with Maria LaquerreDiego, LMFT, RPT-S™, A New Hope Therapy Center Office

June 30, 23            Neuroscience of Attachment and Play Therapy (6 Live Webinar CEs)

9:00 - 5:00 MST         Live Webinar with Waldo Winborn, LPCC, RPT™ via Zoom

July 21, 23             Culture & Diversity in the Playroom (6 Live Webinar CEs)

9:00 - 5:00 MST         Live Webinar with Liliana Baylon, LMFT-S, RPT-S™ via Zoom

August 25, 23        History of Play Therapy (5 Contact CEs)

10:00 - 4:30 MST       In Person/Live Webinar with Maria LaquerreDiego, LMFT, RPT-S™ and Let's Play Institute

September 15, 23   Child Centered Play Therapy (6 Live Webinar CEs)

9:00 - 5:00 MST         Live Webinar with Jen Taylor, LPCC, RPT-S™ via Zoom

October 6, 23        Level Up! Advanced Play Therapy Theories, Skills & Methods (6 Live Webinar CEs)

9:00 - 5:00 MST         Live​ Webinar with Cary Hamilton, MA, MFT, LMHC, NCC, CMHS, RPT-S™, CDWF™

November 4, 23     Using Play Therapy Skills to Engage Parents Using Cultural Competency

8:30 - 12:00 MST       In Person with Kamini Verma, LCSW, RPT-S™ at LC Convention Center

November 4, 23     Let's Get Creative! Developing Evidenced-Based Tailored Interventions for the Playroom

1:30 - 5:00 MST         In Person with Kamini Verma, LCSW, RPT-S™ at LC Convention Center

December 1, 23     Play Therapy with Anxiety Disorders (6 Live Webinar CEs)

9:00 - 5:00 MST         Live Webinar with Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, RPT-S™, CPCS, DCC via Zoom

Phase 2
January '24 - August '24

January 2024          Intro to Seminal Theories

On your own time        10 Recorded videos by Maria LaquerreDiego, LMFT, RPT-S™

February 16th          Child Centered Play Therapy (6 Live Webinar CEs)

9:00 - 4:30 MST         Live Webinar with Jen Taylor, LPCC, RPT-S™ via Zoom 

March 22nd           Play Unleashed: Mastering the 20 Therapeutic Powers of Play (6 Live Webinar CEs)

9:00 - 4:30 MST         Live Webinar with Jared Andes, LCSW, RPT™ via Zoom 

April 12-13th          NMAPT Spring Conference with Dr. Byron Norton (12 Contact CEs)

9:00 - 5:00 MST         In Person in Albuquerque, NM with NMAPT™, registration fee included

April 22nd              Grief and Play Therapy (6 Live Webinar CEs)

9:00 - 4:30 MST         Live Webinar with Rose LaPiere, LPC, RPT-S, ACS via Zoom

May 3 or 4th          Geek Play Therapy Summit (6 Live Webinar CEs)

9:00 - 5:00 MST         Live Webinar (Speakers Pending) via Zoom

June 21st                Themes in Play Therapy (6 Contact CEs)

9:00 - 5:00 MST         In Person with Maria LaquerreDiego, LMFT, RPT-S - Las Cruces location TBD

June 22nd                Introduction to Sandtray and Play (6 Contact CEs)

9:00 - 5:00 MST         In Person with Waldo Winborn, LPCC, RPT - Las Cruces location TBD

August                    The Art of the Relationship (11 Non-Contact CEs)

On your own time         Book test as provided by APT™

Phase 3
September '24 - April '25

September 26-27th   SITH Conference

9:00 - 5:00 MST        See SITH Conference Page for more information

October 25th           Addressing Selective Mutism in Play Therapy (6 Live Webinar CEs)

9:00 - 4:30 MST         Live Webinar with Jared Andes, LCSW, RPT™ via Zoom 

December 6th          Digital Play Therapy 

9:00 - 4:30 MST         Live Webinar with Dr. Jessica Stone, Ph.D., RPT-S™ via Zoom 

January 10th & 11th  Beginning Adlerian Play Therapy (12 Contact CEs)

9:00 - 5:00 MST         In Person in Las Cruces, NM with Maria Laquerre-Diego, LMFT, RPT-S

April 4th & 5th          Advanced Adlerian Play Therapy (12 Contact CEs)

9:00 - 4:30 MST         In Person in Las Cruces, NM with Maria Laquerre-Diego, LMFT, RPT-S

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