Membership          Credentials

APT(S) has developed a set of guidelines and eligibility criteria for Play Therapy Membership in order to set practice standards that support the development of Play Therapy in Singapore. These standards protect the integrity of play therapy services, providing clients with the option of making informed choices in the mental health treatment of children, adolescents and adults, especially in the Play Therapy modality.

The chart below summarises the criteria that applicants must satisfy in order to apply for membership with APT(S). The criteria are designed to ensure a well-rounded education and training in play therapy.

Members | Renewals | Documents required

 

CREDENTIALS FOR MEMBERSHIP

 

RENEWAL CRITERIA (every two years)

Documentation required (online):

  1. Continuous Professional Development logbook signed by applicants

  2. Copies of certificates of completion for Play Therapy workshops

  3. Statements of required hours of supervision signed by approved APT(S) supervisor 

 

Members who fulfil the membership criteria of the next APT(S) membership category (e.g. Provisional/Student Member meeting the membership criteria of Professional Member) may apply anytime during the year. Approval can be expected within 2 months in general and the effective date of membership in the new membership category will be aligned with membership fee cycle of 1 January or 1 July. Membership fee may be pro-rated accordingly.

 

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

Documentation required if applying for Professional Supervisor Member:

  1. Completed and signed membership application form (online)

  2. Certified copies of Undergraduate qualifications

  3. Copies of certificates of completion for Play Therapy workshops or PTI Post Graduate Play Therapy Diploma Level

  4. Copies of certificates of completion for Supervisor training

  5. Statement of completed hours of Play Therapy supervision signed by approved APT(S) supervisor  

  6. Statement of completed Play Therapy session hours signed by supervisor

  7. A supervisor confirmation form completed and signed by Play Therapy supervisor (If Supervisor is not APT(S) registered)

  8. Signed and dated the membership declaration

 

Documentation required if applying for Professional Member:

  1. Completed and signed membership application form (online)

  2. Certified copies of Undergraduate qualifications

  3. Copies of certificates of completion for Play Therapy workshops or PTI Post Graduate Play Therapy Diploma Level

  4. Statement of completed hours of Play Therapy supervision signed by approved APT(S) supervisor

  5. Statement of completed Play Therapy session hours signed by supervisor

  6. A supervisor confirmation form completed and signed by Play Therapy supervisor (If Supervisor is not APT(S) registered)

  7. Signed and dated membership declaration

 

Documentation required if applying for Provisional/Student Member:

  1. Completed and signed membership application form (online)

  2. Copies of certificate of completion for Play Therapy workshops, or Copies of PTI Post Graduate Play Therapy Certificate Level

  3. Signed and dated membership declaration