Membership Categories & Criteria

  • The Executive Committee created the Membership Sub-Committee in January 2019.

 

  • All membership applications are to be approved by APT(S) Membership Sub-Committee and forwarded onto Executive Committee for final approval.

 

  • Individual applicants must supply APTS with the following:

    1. Completed application form

    2. Certified copies of supporting qualifications and relevant documents

    3. Payment of membership fee (only upon approval)

    4. Membership fees for a period of two years are due on 1 January or 1 July each year

    5. For all new members a one-time administration fee of S$50 will be added to the first fee payment.

CRITERIA FOR EACH CATEGORY

(Fees indicated are for a two year period)

PROFESSIONAL SUPERVISOR MEMBER ($200.00)

 

  • All members in this level must complete a relevant undergraduate tertiary qualification such as social work, psychology, occupational therapy, nursing, education or counselling or other related field.

 

  • Current and active member of a local or overseas mental health professional body

 

  • Members in this level are Registered Play Therapists who have been educated or trained as a Play Therapist and who practice as a Play Therapist at an advanced level from the following tracks:

 

  • Association for Play Therapy (Singapore)

    • 150 hours of play therapy specific instructions from institutions of higher education or APT(S) Approved Training Providers

    • Demonstrate a minimum of 500 hours of Play Therapy practice with a minimum of 100 hours of simultaneous play therapy supervision by approved APT(S) supervisors

    • Completed at least 24 hours of play therapy specific supervisor training approved by APT(S)

 

  • Play Therapy International (PTI)

    • Completed accredited post-graduate training course at Diploma level

    • Completed approved play therapy supervisor training program

 

  • Renewal Criteria (Every two years):

 

  • At least 30 hours of APT(S) approved continuous professional development

  • At least 10 hours supervision by APT(S) approved Registered Professional Supervisors

  • At least 100 hours of clinical work, and

  • Receive at least 6 hours of supervisor training every 24 months 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBER ($150.00)

 

  • All members in this level must complete a relevant undergraduate tertiary qualification such as social work, psychology, occupational therapy, nursing, education or counselling or other related field.

 

  • Current and active member of a local or overseas mental health professional body

 

  • Members in this level are Registered Play Therapists who have been educated or trained as a Play Therapist, practise as a Play Therapist and have fulfilled all criteria to work as a Play Therapist from the following tracks:

 

  • Association for Play Therapy (Singapore)

    • 150 hours of play therapy specific instructions from institutions of higher education or APT(S) Approved Providers

    • 350 direct client contact hours under supervision and 35 hours of simultaneous play therapy supervision by approved APT(S) supervisors

 

  • Play Therapy International (PTI)

    • Completed accredited post-graduate training course at Diploma level

 

  • Renewal Criteria (Every two years):

 

  • At least 30 hours of APT(S) approved continuous professional development,

  • At least 10 hours supervision by APT(S) approved Registered Professional Supervisors, and

  • At least 100 hours of clinical work

PROVISIONAL/STUDENT MEMBER ($120)

 

  • This Membership is for individuals who are either:

 

  • Enrolled in a training program of study in Play Therapy from institutions of higher education or approved APT(S) Training Providers, or

  • Completed PTI accredited post graduate training course at Certificate level.

 

  • All members in this level must have completed a relevant undergraduate tertiary qualification such as social work, psychology, occupational therapy, nursing, education, counselling or other related field.

ASSOCIATE MEMBER ($80.00)

 

  • This is a Membership for individuals who are interested in supporting the development and advancement of Play Therapy in the Singapore but do not meet Provisional/Student membership requirements.

 

  • Associate Members are not allowed to stand for election to be on the Executive Committee

 

  • Renewal Criteria (Every two years):

 

  • Write a short write up (150-200words) indicating reasons for application.

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