WHO WE ARE
The Far West Chapter of the Texas Association for Play Therapy (FWTAPT) is a proud local branch to our larger parent organizations the Texas Association for Play Therapy (TAPT) and the Association for Play Therapy (APT). We are a network of professionals and students who are interested in the therapeutic use of play in our work with children and their families.
FWTAPT is an approved continuing education provider for:
Association for Play Therapy #99-074
WHAT WE DO
The purpose of the FWTAPT is to provide a forum for the discussion of play therapy ideas and promote future educational and networking events.
We seek to advance the discipline of play therapy
Conduct and foster programs of education in the field of play therapy
Promote sound play therapy practices in the interest of society and the individual
Advance high standards of professional conduct by conducting educational and professional meetings and conferences
Inform and educate the general public and the mental health community about the play therapy profession
Establish contacts with various organizations for support and educational pursuits
Advocate for the rights of children, their families, and significant others.
Bringing play therapy to our region
The Far West Chapter of the Texas Association for Play Therapy is dedicated to exploring and expanding play therapy in the bi-cultural community of the far west Texas region. We offer continuing education credits, social events, and networking for professionals and students.