Our Objectives  

To act as a professional organisation for anyone working therapeutically with children in the UK.  

To promote the benefits of therapeutic work with children.  

To set standards and provide an ethical framework.  

To make training and other resources available for therapeutic work with children by working with training providers, disseminating information and accrediting appropriate courses in creative therapies. PTUK is forming links with a number of colleges and other specialised training institutions which can offer a variety of Introductory, Certificate, Diploma, Supervisor and Trainer courses up to Post Graduate Level.  

To promote and advance discussion, education and research in play therapy, creative arts therapies and child psychotherapy.  

To establish and develop professional standards for all those working therapeutically with children.  

Our detailed objectives are set out formally in the Memorandum and Articles of Association

In addition to this web site PTUK publishes its journal Play for Life to communicate with all those interested in working therapeutically with children.

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