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How to Document Play Therapy:  Ethics and Strategies

Description: This is a three-hour training focused on ethical and effective documentation in Play Therapy. The first portion will discuss the difference between insurance requirements and ethical board requirements fir documentation. The second portion will focus on ways to describe play therapy that limits documentation to what is necessary without unnecessarily documenting information that could be subpoenaed and misinterpreted. Finally, clinicians will be asked to write a treatment goal and a progress note for a current client of theirs in order to apply the new skills.



  1. Describe insurance documentation requirements and compare to ethical documentation needs.

  2. Discuss the ethical risks involved in documentation decisions. 

  3. Identify specific skills and strategies for documenting play therapy sessions that is consistent with the clinician’s theoretical orientation.


Non-contact available for
the month of May ONLY

Meets APT requirements for non-contact credits

Cost: $30

Credits: 3 Non-Contact CE

Location: google meet link provided 48 hours before event.

More Info

APT Special Topics Credit

APT Approved Provider 22-677

Texas Ethics Credit

Training is provided by a Texas LPC-S and counts for the minimum 50% approved provider requirement of the Texas Administrative Code.

Refund Policy: All refund requests must be made in writing within 15 days of the purchase, and no less than 5 days before the date of the course. Every effort will be made to achieve resolution, including, but not limited to refund of fees, substitution of course purchased, credit provided for future course.

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