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
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
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.