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Play Therapy Supervision for Clinicians at All Levels of Professional Development

Play Therapy Supervision for Clinicians at All Levels of Professional Development
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Online Self-Study
Downloadable e-book of course slides, a downloadable certificate of completion, and course video(s).


Through a combination of one developmental supervision model and one social roles supervision model, this training webinar will equip participants with a solid framework for how to provide play therapy supervision for interns, pre-licensed therapists, and fully licensed therapists who are providing play therapy services at all levels of professional development. In this workshop, participants will learn how to assess a clinician's level of development and match where the clinician is with the supervisory role and skills that are best fit for the supervise.

Participants will learn how supervisors can provide play-based supervision interventions for the purpose of engaging supervisees experientially while helping supervisees hone their play therapy skills. This course will provide case-studies for participants to apply what they learn in the course about the supervision models to fictional but realistic supervision scenarios.

This course meets the Association for Play Therapy’s credentialing process requirements for those applying for or renewing their Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor (RPT-S) credential. This course provides 6 non-contact CE hours for Play Therapists.

This is a non-interactive, self-study course that offers over 6 hours of recorded video instruction, a post-test and a course evaluation.

Course Availability

From the time of registration, you have six months to access the coursework.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this training, professionals will be able to do the following:

  • Name the developmental and social roles supervision models introduced to conceptualize and frame the play therapy supervision experience for supervisors and supervisees.
  • Specify the three developmental levels in which play therapy supervisees may be categorized.
  • Determine which supervisory role a play therapy supervisor will adopt based on the professional developmental level at which the supervisee presents.
  • Name three play-based supervision interventions a supervisor might use with supervisees and the reasons for using them.
  • Utilize and apply the elements of the developmental and social roles supervision models with three case scenarios for identifying the professional development levels of three fictional supervisees and the most appropriate roles the supervisor would step into.


Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S

Lynn Louise Wonders is licensed and certified as a professional counselor and supervisor in the state of Georgia. She has provided clinical services for children, families, couples and individual adults since 2001 and had served as a clinical supervisor, professional consultant and continuing education trainer for clinicians since 2010. She has been published in numerous academic and professional books on the topic of play therapy, is the author of When Parents Are at War: A Child Therapist’s Guide to Navigating High Conflict Divorce & Custody Cases, The Midlife Self-Discovery Workbook, the Miss Piper’s Playroom therapeutic children’s book series and several more children’s books. Ms. Wonders has been providing clinical supervision training and supervision of the supervisor since 2010.

You can find Lynn Louise Wonders here.

CE Hours

Credit Hours: This course consists of 6 continuing education hours of credit.

Play therapy credit available to mental health professionals & graduate students in a mental health program.

Counselors: Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No, 6693.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. 

Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Mental Health Counselors. #MHC-0048.

Marriage and Family Therapists: Many MFT licensing boards accept our courses or one of the approvals which we have from professional associations.  You can check with your board to determine if your licensing board would accept this course.

Social Workers: Telehealth Certification Institute LLC, #1609, is approved as an ACE provider to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. ACE provider approval period: 05/02/2024 – 05/02/2027. Social workers completing this course receive 6 clinical continuing education credits.

Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Social Workers #SW-0435.

Addiction Professionals: This course has been approved by Telehealth Certification Institute LLC, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #193104, Telehealth Certification Institute LLC is responsible for all aspects of the programming.

Psychologists: Telehealth Certification Institute LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Telehealth Certification Institute LLC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Psychologists #PSY-0128.

Art Therapists: Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Creative Arts Therapists #CAT-0093.

Play Therapists: Telehealth Certification Institute LLC has been approved as a continuing education provider by the Association for Play Therapy: APT Approved Provider 21-633.  Per the Association for Play Therapy (APT), play therapy training may not be awarded to non-mental health professionals.  APT alone holds the right to accept or deny any continuing education training at its discretion. This course qualifies as 6 non-contact continuing education Play Therapy credits.

Other Professionals: This course qualifies for 360 minutes of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations.  Retain your certificate of completion and contact your board or organization for specific filing requirements.

This is a non-interactive, self-study course.

How to Complete the Course and Earn Your Certificate

To receive your certificate of completion you must complete the course in its entirety.

To complete an Online Self Study Course, one must register, log in, select the My Courses option from the menu items, click the Course Title, complete all of the modules, complete and pass the post-test(s), and complete the course evaluation.

A grade of at least 80% or more is required to pass the post-test. Retaking the post-test is possible until the participant is able to pass the test.

Psychologists and other professionals seeking CE credit through our approval with the American Psychological Association are asked but not required to complete the course evaluation before obtaining their certificate of completion, however passing a post-test for online self-study courses, and submitting one's attendance for live on-site and live webinars is required.

You can download or print your certificate of completion by logging into your account, navigating to the course by selecting the My Courses option from the menu items, clicking the Course Title, scrolling to the Certificate of Completion section, and clicking on the Certificate of Completion link to either download it or print it.

Participants may request a printed version of their certificate of completion to be delivered by mail. A shipping/handling fee of $6.95 will be charged per request. Shipping internationally may require an additional charge.

Directions for completing a course can be found by clicking here.

Course Policies

Accommodations for Individuals with Disabilities

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Cancellation Policy

Refunds are offered within the first 30 days for courses which have not been completed.  There is a 10% service fee for refunds.

Grievance Policy

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Who Should Attend

This course is intended for clinicians who provide behavioral health services.

Teaching Methods

This is a non-interactive, self-study course. Teaching methods for this course include recorded lectures, videos, a post-test, and a course evaluation.

This course was recorded 2/9/24

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