Member Benefits


  1. Specialized Training: CACPT members receive a substantial discount at all CACPT sponsored conferences, workshops and other events. CACPT Play Therapy Certificate Program, is an intensive program available to members.
  2. Publications: CACPT members receive the Association’s periodicals as a membership benefit.
  3. Discounts: CACPT is involved in arrangements with a number of organizations (i.e. bookstores, toy stores) to provide discounts to Association Members.

The Canadian Association for Child & Play Therapy is the professional organization for those interested in Child Psychotherapy, Play Therapy and Counselling with children. CACPT performs many important functions for its members including:

  1. Professional Standards: CACPT sets high professional standards for clinical practice. These standards help to ensure that skilled and effective therapy is available throughout the community. CACPT has a code of professional ethics to which each member must adhere. Policies and Procedures are in place to govern CACPT and guide professional and ethical practices.
  2. Specialized Training: CACPT sets standards of education and training for professional therapist as well as establishing programs of continuing education and training. CACPT examines and accredits programs and training centers in Child & Play Therapy. CACPT has established a Play Therapy Certificate Program, that is an intensive program, in order to meet our members’ needs. Information is available upon request .¬†Bursaries are available for the CACPT Play Therapy Certificate Program. Information available upon request.
  3. Professional Publications: The Association periodicals are published to advance the professional understanding of Child & Play Therapy. Articles are published on clinical practice, research and theory in Child and Play Therapy. CACPT members receive these periodicals as a membership benefit. This includes access to the International Journal of Play Therapy (IJPT) during your membership.

 Insurance Provider for CACPT Members

CACPT & Holman Insurance Brokers Ltd. Have partnered together to offer a very affordable & comprehensive insurance program to cover members for professional liability & general liability. Premiums start at $180.00 per year, with 90 additional modalities members can add to their specific “scope of practice.”

Please feel free to contact Peter Fetherston further for more details.

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