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.

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Play Therapy with EMDR: Techniques and Strategies to Utilize EMDR with Children and Teens

August 23, 2019

Presenter: Elizabeth Miranda, LCMFT, RPT-S

Location: Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Abuse, Kansas City, MO

Play Therapy with EMDR: Techniques and Strategies to Utilize EMDR with Children and Teens

This course will focus on play therapy interventions and adaptations for therapists wanting to use EMDR with children and teens.  Participants will learn play therapy interventions to assist with all phases of the EMDR protocol. Experiential activities and case examples will be utilized throughout the training to assist clinicians to case conceptualize how to effectively implement the EMDR protocol with children and teens.

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More Upcoming Workshops

  • June 12 & 13, 2020 Annual Conference
    • Deconstructing Play Therapy: What Does Child’s Play Mean and Extraordinarily Development: Developmental Principles in Play Therapy
    • Presenter: Dr. Dee Ray, Ph.D., LPC-S, NCC, RPT-S
  • August , 2019 Kansas City, MO
    • Play Therapy and EMDR

Workshop Pricing (per day):

Early Bird Member: $110

Early Bird Non Member: $130

Student: $90 *with transcript

Member: $125

Non Member: $145

Conference Pricing (per day):

Early Bird Member $135

Early Bird Non Member $150

Student: $100 *with transcript

Member: $150

Non Member: $170

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.