Content Relevant to Play Therapists

Play Therapists: A Professional Description

Play therapists help children to communicate distressing feelings, and information about troubling events, through creative play utilizing toys, games, sand, music, art and conversation.

Below is a list of any content on the Specialists of Schools website that may be relevant to individuals working in this profession.

What role can psychologists/speech therapists/tutors play in a school setting?

Some schools have consulting specialists on staff, or use the services of their local Intermediate Unit. Outside specialists may be invited in as consultants after they have observed or evaluated a child. These professionals should maintain regular communication with teachers while providing therapies or tutorial services to students.