Therapeutic Play


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This specialisation is composed of four units from the Graduate Diploma of Therapeutic Child Play. Deakin’s therapeutic play and child play therapy courses are the first of their kind offered by an Australian university. You will gain knowledge about children's development of play skills and coping, and consider the role of the practitioner in providing age appropriate play based experiences to children and young people.

Career outcomes

Graduates of a Therapeutic Play postgraduate degree will be eligible to work in professional healthcare teams, in individual private practice, and in a range of health, education and community contexts.

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