Colorado Association
for Play Therapy

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Accepting proposals for Spring 2018

CAPT is accepting presentation proposals for the 2018 Spring Conference titled “Play Patrol”, taking place February 23rd & 24th, 2018. We are looking for presenters to offer breakout sessions on Saturday, February 24th.  Please review the attached application for presentations.

The Presenter Proposal 2018 Contract.doc form is a Word document that allows you to complete the fields at your computer. Once you have completed the form, just save it and email it back to Lisa Vander Griend at

Remember the deadline to submit proposals is Tuesday, October 31, 2017!!

2017 Fall Conference

Registration is now open space is limited 

November 3rd and 4th, 2017

with speaker

Pam Dyson, MA, LPC-S, RPT-S


"The Nuts and Bolts of Play Supervision"


"Mom's House, Dad's House:

Play Therapy for Children of Divorce"

If you are interested in Play Therapy, you've come to the right place! The CAPT website will help you to:

If you can't find the information you are looking for, please feel free to contact someone from the CAPT Leadership Team. We love to be helpful!

Purpose Statement

The purpose of the Colorado Association for Play Therapy shall be to promote the common interest of those who are play therapist’s, including development, enhancement, and improvement of play therapy services in Colorado.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Colorado Association for Play Therapy is to:

-  provide education and training

-  advance and disseminate quality

    information and research
-  promote legal, professional,

   political advocacy

-  facilitate professional collaboration

-  encourage professionals to be mindful

   of global and cultural influences

   for the development of ethical,

   professional, and competent play

   therapists and other mental health 

   professionals to validate the unique

   developmental needs of children in

   their treatment and their value in 

   the community.

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Upcoming events

03 Nov 2017 8:00 AM • El Pomar Foundation, Penrose House 1661 Mesa Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Family Playing

I tried to teach my child with books; He gave me only puzzled looks. I tried to teach my child with words; They passed him by – often unheard.
Despairingly, I turned aside; "How shall I teach this child?" I cried. Into my hand he put the key; "Come" he said, "and play with me."
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