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British Association of Play Therapists

Research

Introduction
The BAPT Research Sub-Committee was first established in 2002 and revived in 2008. The Research Sub-Committee is currently chaired by Sue Elmer.

The BAPT Research Sub-Committee plays an important role in BAPT’s commitment to develop, support, promote/publicise and encourage research.

The BAPT Research Sub-Committee contributes to BAPT’s overall aim to develop the play therapy profession and to make it widely recognised and understood by the general public, consumers, purchasers, and by allied professionals.


BAPT Research Sub-Committee Activities

  • We develop the Directory of Play Therapy Research;
  • We provide feedback to consultations from government bodies, teaching institutions and funding bodies to enhance Play Therapy Research;
  • We liaise with key external bodies to help shape matters of policy relating to play therapy research;
  • We endeavour to reply to enquiries from BAPT members and the public concerning published Play Therapy Research;


  • Directory of Play Therapy Research

    Search for all past, current and proposed Play Therapy research. Also, details of how to add and remove research details.


    Directory of Play Therapy Research

  • researching play therapy?
  • starting a research programme?
  • reviewing research findings?
  • need contact with play therapy researchers?
  • Training and development

    Theoretical models and their application

    Play therapy settings

    Specific client groups/populations

    Play therapy practice issues

    Play therapy service providers

    Research, audit and evaluation

    Other areas

    This facility allows you to search and access details of Play Therapy Research and Play Therapists’ research interests.

    NB Members will find the Research page of the Members’ Area now contains a substantial database of abstracts of MA & PhD research from the BAPT-accredited training courses dating back to 1998. Search the online catalogue for topics of particular interest

    Please select the research area by selecting a research area on the drop down list and clicking on the Submit Query button.

    Research area:
    Only BAPT members may submit details to the Directory of Play Therapy Research. To submit details please log on to the members area.

    NB Members will find the Research page of the Members’ Area now contains a substantial database of abstracts of MA & PhD research from the BAPT-accredited training courses dating back to 1998. Search the online catalogue for topics of particular interest

    Research Summary prepared by BAPT: September 2009
    Play Therapy – Its Relevance to 21st Century Needs of Children, Young People and Families


    Further Information
    Contact BAPT Research Sub-Committee
    research@bapt.uk.com