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.

Registration Now Open for 2 workshops:

December 11, 2021 Workshop

Due to COVID-19 health concerns, this one-time online event has been approved by APT for 6 hrs CONTACT CE Hour

What is Happening to US? Play Therapy with Adults and Couples: December 11, 2021 from 9 am to 4:30 PM

 Play therapy can be challenging with adults, so many ideas and treatment needs!  During this workshop participants will explore clinical applications from a neurobiological perspective, and learn trauma responsive play therapy interventions to address  adult and/or couple’s  emotional distress during therapy; including  how to address clients’ emotional distress during this pandemic.

Presenters: Rebeca Chow, PhD, LPC, LCPC, Registered Play Therapy Supervisor

Location: Virtual.

In this workshop, participants will learn:

  1. Participants will be able to describe 3 ways treatment intake may help play therapy practitioners promote interventions and solutions to adult/couple’s treatment.
  2. Participants will be able to identify three psychological reactions specific to trauma during play therapy session with adults/couples.
  3. Participants will be able to describe the three neurobiological processes that occur during play therapy sessions with adults/couples specific to COVID stress.
  4. Participants will be able to describe the rationale behind the central nervous system when using play therapy interventions with adults/ couple’s therapy.
  5. Participants will be able to identify three play therapy treatment elements necessary for treating adult/couple’s trauma.
  6. Participants will be able to identify  6 play therapy interventions which can be used to regulate and built resilience in adult and couple’s treatment.

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February 11, 2022 Workshop

This will be a virtual workshop for 6 non contact hours.

Supporting the Play Therapist Supervisor: February 11, 2022 from 9 am to 4:30 PM

In this workshop, we explore a more in depth look into the clinical side of Play Therapy Supervision. This workshop will give both new and experienced RPT-S’ resources and support when managing the clinical aspects of Play Therapy Supervision. This workshop is APT CE approved and is worth 6 non contact credits.

Presenters: Jennie Wilson-MA, LPC, NCC RPT-S  &  Marie Bonner-Horon MA, LPC, NCC, RPT

 

Location: Virtual.

In this workshop, participants will learn:

  1. Identify the APT expectations and discuss as a group how to implement that in play therapy supervision.
  2. Identify the 3 competencies and discuss the importance of play therapy competencies to increase credibility and consistency within the field.
  3. Describe 3 qualities of effective play therapist supervisors.
  4. Discuss 6 problematic or ethical areas a play therapist supervisor might experience and struggle with when working with clinicians in play therapy.
  5. Develop a working definition and conceptualization of the clinical play therapy supervision process.
  6. Demonstrate 6 activities to help facilitate play therapy supervision through play therapy techniques

 

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Schedule:

Registration: 830 AM – 9:00 AM 

Workshop: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (15 minute break at presenters discretion)

Lunch: 12:00- 1:00 PM 

Workshop: 1:00 – 4:30 PM ( 15 minute break at presenters discretion)

 

More Upcoming Workshops/ Events

  •  Workshop
    • February 11, 2022: Supporting the Play Therapist Supervisor
    • Presenter: Jennie Wilson-MA, LPC, NCC RPT-S   &   Marie Bonner-Horon MA, LPC, NCC, RPT
    • Registration begins 10/6/21
    • This will be virtual
    • 6 non contact CE’s
  • Workshop
    • December 11: Play Therapy and Adults
    • Presenter: Rebeca Chow, PhD, LPC, LCPC, Registered Play Therapy Supervisor
    • This will be virtual
    • 6 contact CE’s

 

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.