PLAY Project Certification Qualifications and Benefits


Website-ORC-ImagePLAY Project Consultants typically have a master’s level degree in a field related to child development, or the equivalent knowledge and experience. Our multidisciplinary program draws a wide range of professionals such as: early intervention specialists, speech and language pathologists, social workers, psychologists, BCBAs and other behavior specialists, occupational therapists, infant mental health workers, physical therapists, program administrators, mental health counselors, physicians, school psychologists, and educators.

To discuss your qualifications for the PLAY Project Consultant Certification training, contact us at 734-585-5333 x201 or


PLAY Project Certification Training fully prepares professionals interested in offering a practical, cost-effective, developmental intervention for young children with autism and their families. Certified PLAY Project Consultants become experts in our model, which offers:

  • recognition as an evidence-based practice (EBP)
  • a practical approach to parent-implemented intervention
  • manualized training with high fidelity
  • a flexible framework that can be adapt to a variety of clinical settings
  • consistently high parent satisfaction with services


  • The Certified PLAY Project Consultant credential
  • A comprehensive manual with printed and electronic resources
  • In-person and online education
  • Individualized mentorship
  • Multidiscipinary learning
  • Connection to a nationwide network of PLAY Project professionals
  • Use of marketing and outreach materials, including the PLAY Project logo
  • Opportunities to receive training in Teaching PLAY, our classroom-based adaptation of the model
  • Eligibility for Continuing Educations Units (CEUs)


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