Professional Support Services  

A range of management consultancy services to support other professionals and organisations who work with children are available from PTUK.  These include:  

Available For  

  • Chief Executives
  • Senior Managers/Directors
  • Line Managers
  • Head Teachers / SENCOs
  • Commissioning Officers/Managers
  • Human Resource Managers
  • Financial Directors/Managers
  • Clinical Directors/Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Psychiatrists, Clinical Psychologists  

Working In  

  • Education
  • Emotional Literacy Programmes
  • Behaviour Services
  • Health
  • Social Services
  • Children Charities
  • Adoption & Foster
  • Care Agencies
  • Counselling Organisations  

Training & Education

A complete range of in-house training and education programmes are available from PTUK accredited organisations.  

These include:  

  • Half day introductory seminars
  • 1, 2 and 3 day workshops - Introductions to Therapeutic Play
  • A series of 2 and 3 day modular programmes leading to a Certificate in Therapeutic Play Skills
  • A series of 2 and 3 day modular programmes leading to a Diploma in Therapeutic Play Skills  

Normally a minimum of 8 and a maximum of 16 participants are required. Costs range from £40 to £120 per person per day depending upon numbers, location and content.  

Please use the Enquiry Form below.    

Management Consultancy Services  

  • If you are responsible for strategic decisions in children’s emotional, behaviour or mental health areas PTUK offers a range of management consultancy services:
  • Situation appraisals of existing services to identify strengths and weaknesses
  • Evaluation of alternative service delivery models to optimise the quality of care with the use of human and financial resources
  • Integration of children’s psychology based services with others e.g. educational objectives, physical health services, family services etc.
  • Identifying and dealing with priorities
  • Development of strategic and operational plans
  • Plans to handle social exclusion and unauthorised absences problems
  • Preparation of financial plans and Budgets
  • Quality management and clinical Governance  

Human Resource Services  

Human resource planning of psychology based services for children using PTUKs Profession Structure Model (PSM), incorporating a competency framework:  

  • Establishment planning
  • Preparation of job descriptions*
  • Recruitment selection services
  • Remuneration policy
  • Performance appraisal Identification of training needs
  • Learning management Planning and provision of special training events  

*Ask for our check list to help you to prepare a job description for a Play Therapist or for a post involving the use of therapeutic play  

Project Management  

  • Setting up and establishing a service
  • Setting up and establishing a play/creative arts therapy centre  

Systems Services  

  • Identifying the needs and specifying the systems requirements for children’s services including systems audit
  • Selection and/or provision of software for the administration and clinical governance of therapy services
  • Secure clinical data entry services  

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