Order Description

• Professional Development in Play Therapy
Resources
• Attributes and Evaluation of Discussion Contributions.
• Professional Communications and Writing Guide.
Explore the Capella University Career Center links provided in this unit’s first study to find resources on career areas that are not your strength, such as building

your curriculum vitae (CV). Share what you learned from your exploration. How will you use this resource in your development as a play therapist? How will you use this

resource as you engage in determining the process to become a registered play therapist or play therapy supervisor?
• Studies
Web sites
Explore the following websites of play therapy professional organizations:
• Association for Play Therapy, United States.
• British Association of Play Therapists.
• Canadian Association for Child and Play Therapy.
Career Center
Capella has an excellent Career Center that incorporates many helpful and necessary tools for career planning. For this unit, explore the following sections:
• Making the Most of the Career Center Resources is an interactive overview of the Career Center using case studies to present information on typical issues such as

preparing for a mid-life career change, making degree and career decisions, and seeking employment in a competitive market.
• The Career Management section provides information on career advancement, career change, networking, and professional and personal branding.
• The Career Center has valuable information about the following:
o Exploration and planning resources.
o Materials to help create stand-out resumes, curriculum vitaes (CVs), and cover letters.
o Recorded and online seminars.
o Networking, online social networking, and informational interviews.

• Web sites
Explore the following websites of play therapy professional organizations:
• Association for Play Therapy, United States.
• British Association of Play Therapists.
• Canadian Association for Child and Play Therapy.
Career Center
Capella has an excellent Career Center that incorporates many helpful and necessary tools for career planning. For this unit, explore the following sections:
• Making the Most of the Career Center Resources is an interactive overview of the Career Center using case studies to present information on typical issues such as

preparing for a mid-life career change, making degree and career decisions, and seeking employment in a competitive market.
• The Career Management section provides information on career advancement, career change, networking, and professional and personal branding.
• The Career Center has valuable information about the following:
o Exploration and planning resources.
o Materials to help create stand-out resumes, curriculum vitaes (CVs), and cover letters.
o Recorded and online seminars.
o Networking, online social networking, and informational interviews.
• Books
Axline, V. M. (1964). Dibs in search of self. New York, NY: Ballantine. ISBN: 9780345339256.
Axline, V. M. (2002). Play therapy. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone. ISBN: 9780443040610.
Badenoch, B. (2008). Being a brain-wise therapist: A practical guide to interpersonal neurobiology. New York, NY: W. W. Norton & Company. ISBN: 9780393705546.
Cattanach, A. (2003). Introduction to play therapy. New York, NY: Routledge. ISBN: 9781583912485.
Elkind, D. (2007). The power of play: Learning what comes naturally. Philadelphia, PA: Da Capo Books. ISBN: 9780738211107.
e-Books
The following required readings are linked to electronic books in the Capella University Library. If you need assistance, please ask a Librarian.
Midgley, N. & Target, M. (2006). Recollections of being in child psychoanalysis: A qualitative study of a long-term follow-up project [Ebrary version]. In R. A. King,

P. B. Neubauer, S. Abrams, & A. S. Dowling (Eds.), The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child: Vol. 60 (pp. 157–177). New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

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