AutPlay Therapy is facilitated by parent company Robert Jason Grant Ed.D. CE Hr approvals for trainings may vary, please be sure to read individual training information for details. When you register for a correspondence (home based) training, all training information will be emailed and shipped to you for completion from your home. New trainings are added regularly so keep checking our website.

Continuing Education:
Robert Jason Grant Ed.D is an APT Approved Provider #12-318 for continuing education. Most trainings are approved for APT continuing education, but each individual training listing should be reviewed to identify the type and amount of continuing education offered. Visit a4pt.org to learn more about APT (Association for Play Therapy).

Robert Jason Grant Ed.D is a Certified Training Partner for IBCCES (International Board for Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards) #CE159432, offering continuing education for the Certified Autism Specialist and Autism Certificate credentials. Most trainings are approved for IBCCES continuing education, but each individual training listing should be reviewed to identify the type and amount of continuing education offered.

Robert Jason Grant Ed.D trainings are approved for continuing education for most state licensure requirements for Licensed Counselors and Social Workers. Participants should check with their state licensing boards for verification.

To register for a training, simply pay online with PayPal (we accept credit cards through a secure PayPal transaction. You do not need a PayPal account to use a credit card and pay online through PayPal), or call our office 417-755-9042, or print, complete, and mail the Product Order Form with payment to our office.

Robert Jason Grant Ed.D AutPlay Therapy Clinic
2407 S. Campbell
Springfield, MO. 65807
(p) 417-755-9042 (f) 855-425-0096

Cancellation and Refund Policy: Once correspondence materials have been shipped or emailed (which is usually within 24 hrs of registering for a training), the training cannot be canceled or a refund given. If the training is cancelled before training materials have been shipped or emailed, a full refund will be granted.

Host a Training: We facilitate trainings around the country and internationally. If you would like to inquire about having us speak at your organization, conference, workshop, or seminar, please contact us by phone 417-755-9042 or email.

AutPlay Therapy Certification Training (non-contact/correspondence)

Instructor: Robert Jason Grant Ed.D, LPC, RPT-S, CAS
CE Hrs: 16 non-contact/correspondence training
Participants complete this training at home through correspondence
Cost: $395

Description:
This training focuses on teaching the AutPlay® Therapy treatment approach, a play therapy and behavioral therapy based approach to working with children and parents affected by autism, dysregulation issues, and other neurodevelopmental disorders. Participants will receive a copy of the AutPlay Therapy book, Nuts and Bolts book, and PowerPoint to read and review. An overview of autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders are presented. The tenets of AutPlay Therapy are presented including the four component areas of AutPlay and the sequence/phases of treatment. Parent training, group work, and research are highlighted. Intake and assessment protocols are presented with case examples. AutPlay foundations of play therapy and behavioral therapy are covered and several directive play therapy techniques are presented. Participants are required to complete a post exam and return the exam to the Robert Jason Grant Ed.D AutPlay Therapy Clinic. A score of 80% is required for passing the post exam. Once the exam has been received and scored, participants will be emailed all certification materials

Learning Objectives:
1) Participants will gain a brief overview of autism and other developmental disabilities.
2) Participants will learn the components of AutPlay Therapy including: conducting an AutPlay Therapy session, theoretical underpinnings, phases of treatment, assessment and screening instruments, and treatment planning.
3) Participants will be able to describe the three primary and three secondary target areas of treatment in AutPlay Therapy.
4) Participants will learn several structured play therapy interventions to use for addressing target areas.
5) Participant will understand how to involve parents and other family members in treatment.
6) Participants will be able to define the AutPlay Follow Me Approach, designed for children with a more severe impairment.
7) Participants will become Certified Providers in AutPlay Therapy.

Continuing Education:
16 CE Hrs. This certification is appropriate for Registered Play Therapists, Licensed Counselors, Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Psychologists, School Counselors, Certified Counselors, and other Mental Health Professionals. This training is approved for 16 non-contact CE Hrs by the Association for Play Therapy and IBCCES (Certified Autism Specialist and Autism Certificate Credentials).

Additional Information:
Once registration payment has been received, participant will be mailed the training books and exam. Participant will be instructed to read the books and accompanying materials and complete and mail the exam back to Robert Jason Grant Ed.D. Once the exam has been scored, the participant will be emailed their certificate of completion.

Play Therapy Interventions for Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (non-contact/correspondence training)

Instructor: Robert Jason Grant Ed.D, LPC, RPT-S, CAS
CE Hrs: 8 non-contact/correspondence
Participants complete training at home through correspondence.
Cost: $95

Description:
Interventions, interventions and more interventions! If you are looking for play interventions to use with children with ASD and other neurodevelopmental disorders this is the correspondence training for you! This training focuses on Play Therapy approaches and techniques that work well with treating autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders. A general overview of autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders will be provided. How Play Therapy can be a viable treatment approach for autism is also reviewed. Special considerations in using Play Therapy and in creating directive techniques will be covered. Several directive Play Therapy techniques will be presented. Participants will be shipped the Play Based Interventions for Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Developmental Disabilities book, The Autism Activities Handbook, a PowerPoint, and a post exam. Participants will be required to read the books, review the PowerPoint, and complete and return the post exam. Once the post exam has been received and scored with an 80% or higher, the participant will be emailed a certificate of completion.

Learning Objectives:
1) Participants will gain an overview of autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders.
2) Participants will learn how Play Therapy can be a viable treatment approach for autism.
3) Participants will learn several Play Therapy techniques to use in treating clients with autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders.
4) Participants will be able to describe special considerations when implementing interventions with children with autism.
5) Participants will learn how to advocate for Play Therapy as an effective autism treatment.

Continuing Education:
8 CE hrs. This training is appropriate for: Registered Play Therapists, Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Psychologists, School Counselors, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Special Education Teachers, and other mental health, educational, and medical professionals working with children and adolescents with autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders. This training is approved for 8 CE Hrs by the Association for Play Therapy and IBCCES (Certified Autism Specialist and Autism Certificate).

Additional Information:
Once registration payment has been received, participant will be mailed the training book and exam. Participant will be instructed to read the book and accompanying materials and complete and send the exam back to Robert Jason Grant Ed.D AutPlay Therapy Clinic. Once the exam has been scored, the participant will be emailed their certificate of completion.

Creative Play Therapy Interventions in the Supervision Process

Instructor: Robert Jason Grant Ed.D, LPC, RPT-S, CAS
CE Hrs: 6 non-contact/correspondence
Participants complete training at home through correspondence. Upon registration, participants will be emailed training instructions, PowerPoint, handouts, and a post exam to complete and return. Upon return of the post exam, participants will be emailed training certificate.
Cost: $60

Description:
Are you a play therapist needing play therapy supervision training? Are you a mental health professional wanting to enhance your supervision skills or incorporate play therapy interventions into your supervision experience? If so, this is the training for you! Creative Play Therapy Interventions in the Supervision Process provides an overview of clinical supervision and play therapy supervision. The pragmatics of supervision are covered including forms and inventories (samples provided) to use in supervision. The specific components of play therapy supervision are presented including successes and struggles in play therapy supervision and benefits and limits with utilizing play therapy interventions as a part of the supervision process. Several play therapy interventions designed to implement in the supervision process are highlighted with specific exercises for participants to experience. Complete this informative and interactive correspondence training at your own pace, gain supervision CE Hours, and enhance your supervisory skills.

Learning Objectives:
1) Participants will understand a working definition and conceptualization of the clinical play therapy supervision process.
2) Participants will be able to utilize several supervision forms and resources applicable to the supervision work they offer.
3) Participants will be able to define the benefits and limits in utilizing play therapy interventions in the supervision experience.
4) Participants will learn 10 play therapy interventions to use for case consultation and 10 play therapy interventions to use for supervisee professional growth.
5) Participants will complete 10 exercises designed to enhance the participants supervisory skills.

Continuing Education:
This training is approved for 6 CE hrs applicable to the Association for Play Therapy (APT). Attendees wishing to receive APT continuing education hours must meet the guidelines established by these organizations. This training is relevant for Registered Play Therapists, Licensed Counselors, Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Psychologists, School Counselors, Certified Counselors, and other Mental Health Professionals.

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