Upcoming Regional Workshops

The Missouri Association for Play Therapy (MAPT) sponsors numerous programs and services during the year.  MAPT is a volunteer member-based organization and you, as a stakeholder, are both invited and encouraged to serve on our committees to help shape the very benefits that justify your memberships.

 

 

Register now:

  • Using Play Therapy to Address Sensory Processing in Children with Special Needs

    Come prepared to move, learn, PLAY and get in touch with your sensory processing self! This workshop is designed for the beginner as well as the advanced play therapist, school counselor, teacher, social worker and anyone who works with children. Participants will gain knowledge of sensory processing challenges, how sensory processing challenges impact our clients

    August 26 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm at Penn Towers Building Kansas City MO

More Upcoming Workshops

  • October 27, 2017– Hannibal, MO
    • Play to Learn; Play Therapy in Schools and On the Go
    • Introduction to Play Therapy and School Based Play Therapy
    • Presenter: Katie Clayton, MA, LPC, NCC, RPT-S
  • December 8, 2017– STL, MO
    • Foster and Adoptive Families and Play Therapy
    • Presenters: Katie Clayton, MA, LPC, NCC, RPT-S & Jennie Wilson, MA, LPC, NCC, RPT-S
  • February 10, 2017– Springfield, MO
    • Play Therapy and Working with Aggressive Youth
    • Presenter: Terri Courtney Miller, LPC, RPT-S
  • April 27, 2018– Columbia, MO
    • Grief and Play Therapy
    • Presenter: Kate Weir, Ed.S, M.Ed, LPC, RPT-S
  • June 8 & 9, 2018 Annual Conference
    • Jungian Play Therapy and Sandplay
    • Presenter: Dr. Eric Green PhD, LPC-S, RPT-S
  • August 25, 2018
    • Autism and Play Therapy
    • Tracy Turner-Bumberry, MA, LPC, RPT-S, CAS

How are workshop topics decided?

Yearly, during the annual conference, attendees share what topics that they would like to see presented in the future.

How are the regional workshop locations decided?

Our state board rotates the regional workshops throughout the areas of the state, giving each part of the state the opportunity to have a workshop close to home.

How do you decide who your presenters are?

Yearly, during the annual conference, attendees share possible Missouri APT member professionals that they would like to that they would like to hear present topics that they specialize in.

What is your cancellation policy?

Cancellation policy:  Refunds will be given for paid continuing education training cancelled by MAPT and for when MAPT relocates training to another region of the state.  For attendees who cancel 48 hours prior to the start of the training, a MAPT CREDIT will be provided to attendees for the amount paid, and can be used at a future MAPT training..
If you know a professional, in our state, who specializes in a particular niche, please communicate that to your area reps or your board president, so that they could determine whether or not that person would be a good fit.

Join MAPT Today!

Potential members can always fill out an application in person at any of our networking meetings, regional workshops or annual conference. Just ask one of our board members or area reps for assistance.