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December 2, 2017

HAVE YOUR SAY WITH THE PSA! Following on from our recent post about the joint report from the Professional Standards Authority and the Royal Society for Public Health about the untapped resources represented by our registers and registrants (‘untapped-resource’-to-tackle-public-health-challenges), BAPT would like to invite our members to give suggestions about how the Professional Standards Authority could […]

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PSA Report November 2017

November 1, 2017

The Professional Standards Authority, in partnership with the Royal Society for Public Health, launched an important report today called ‘Untapped Resources: Accredited Registers in the Wider Workforce’. See the full report here: Below are some summary statements which anyone is welcome to share in promoting the professionals who are on registers accredited by the […]

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PSA Statement April 2017

May 2, 2017

The Professional Standards Authority have just released the following statement in response to a strong request to encourage employers to recognise practitioners on a PSA Accredited Register and the registers themselves: April 2017 Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care recommends you only choose practitioners who are regulated or on an accredited register 1.1 […]

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PSA Update

April 26, 2017

The Professional Standards Authority (PSA) have just published their latest figures which show that they now accredit 23 registers, within which 30 different occupations are represented. The total number of practitioners on these registers is totalled at ‘just over 80,000’. So it looks like BAPT are in good company! For more information about the PSA and their registers (including the BAPT register) please […]

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Conference 2017

July 20, 2016

23rd/24th June 2017 Birmingham – Turning Points in Play Therapy 3 workshops on Friday 23rd followed by BAPT AGM & Dinner 2 Fantastic Keynote Speakers – Lorri Yasenik & Ken Gardner  Saturday 24th and 4 afternoon workshops to choose from more info/booking on Conference page

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PSA Accreditation Renewal

December 21, 2015

I am incredibly proud to announce that we have been successful in achieving re-accreditation with the Professional Standards Authority this year. The cherry on the top of this particularly tasty news was that we achieved this without any conditions or learning points. In other words, we aced it. This was not without significant effort and […]

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Lay Member for Complaints Committee

November 16, 2015

BAPT would like to appoint a Lay Member to work specifically with the Complaints Committee in their role as part of the Professional Conduct Proceedure. To act as a critical friend to Complaints Committee assisting them in their duty of public protection and good governance, to assist in any complaints procedures to ensure BAPT’s ongoing […]

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BAPT Conference 2016

October 28, 2015

Conference is back! Dates for your diary are Fri 24th & Sat 25th June 2016, and we are returning to Aston Conference Centre once again. Further details to follow…..

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Membership Renewal

July 11, 2015

BAPT MEMBERS – Membership renewal is due 30/9/15 – In accordance with the regulations of our Accreditation with PSA, Renewals must be completed by this deadline, if your renewal has not been completed your name will no longer be listed on the online Register of Qualified Play Therapists. Your name can and will be put […]

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PSA Tool Kit For Members

July 8, 2015

PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS AUTHORITY – TOOLKIT FOR MEMBERS – head to the Members area ‘whats new’ sections to download this information and new logo’s for your personal use. Being accredited by the Professional Standards Authority offers enhanced protection to anyone looking for Play Therapy services – people now have the option of seeking practitioners on a […]

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