Upcoming Regional Workshops For 2014-2015

Nuts & Bolts of Play Therapy (Morning Session) 

And Therapist Self-Care (Afternoon Session) 

Date: 4/11/14
Location: Kansas City Area 
MOCSA (Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assult)
3100 Broadway  Suite 400  Kansas City, MO  64111
Presenter: Tracy Turner-Bumberry, LPC, RPT-S, CAS



FAQ:  How are workshop topics decided?  
ANSWER:  Yearly, during the annual conference, members write in what topics that they would like to see presented as the bigger workshops in the upcoming year.  

FAQ:  How are workshop locations decided?  
ANSWER:  Our state board rotates the workshops through areas of the state, giving each part of the state the opportunity to have a workshop close to home.  


FAQ: How do you decide who your presenters are?  
ANSWER:  Yearly, during the annual conference, members write in local, possible Missouri APT member professionals that they would like to that they would like to hear present topics that they specialize in.  Also, 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. 

Register For Next Workshop: Nuts & Bolts of Play Therapy (Morning Session) And Therapist Self-Care (Afternoon Session)

4/11   9:00am-4pm  (Registration at 8:30)

KC Metro Area
MOCSA (Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assult)
3100 Broadway  Suite 400  Kansas City, MO  64111

Tracy Turner-Bumberry, LPC, RPT-S, CAS



1/2 Day (A.M. OR P.M.)

Early Bird Member:   $55

Early Bird Non-Member: $65

On-Site Member: $62.50

On-Site Non-Member: $72.50

Student: $45 *with transcript or letter from professor

Full Day (A.M. AND P.M.)

Early Bird Member: $110

Early Bird Non-Member: $130

On-Site Member: $125

On-Site Non-Member: $145

Student $90 *with transcript or letter from professor

 Early Bird Registration open until April 9th.

Our location is near Crown Plaza

-- Students must provide a transcript or letter from professor can be e-mailed in advance.
-- "Student" means either enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program


Morning Session 9-12 (3 CEUs)

Afternoon Session 1-4 (3 CEUs)

All Day 9-4 (6 CEUs)

Special note

This workshop is CAPPED at 25 participants, due to space.  


Learning Objectives


Nuts & Bolts of Play Therapy

Participants will learn a technique for conducting play therapy intakes and parent sessions. 

Participants will learn techniques for documenting play therapy sessions. 

Participants will discuss treatment planning and learn ways to incorporate treatment planning into play therapy sessions. 


Mindfulness in Play Therapy to Promote Therapist Self-Care

Participants will learn what mindfulness is and experience mindful mediatation to be applied as a self care technique for play therapists. 

Participants will learn why mindfulness is important both in daily life and in the play therapy room. 

Participants will directly engage in mindful interventions which can be brought into the play room and will promote therapist self care. 

Presenter Bio

Tracy is the owner of KS Counseling in Saint Charles, Missouri.   She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Registered Play Thearpist-Supervisor.  Tracy is also a Certified AutPlay Therapist and Certified Autism Specialist.  She has over 15 years of experience working with children, adolescents and young adults. 

Tracy has been in private practice since 2009. Prior to working in private practice, she worked as a high school teacher and an elementary school counselor.  She currently conducts workshops focusing on mindfulness in play therapy and is in the process of writing a book for therapists.  

Tracy received a BA in Elementary Education (grades K-8) from UM-Saint Louis.  She received her MA in School & Professional Counseling from Lindenwood University.  She has been licensed by the state of Missouri since 2005, and has been a Registered Play Therapist since 2007.   She is currently a member of Association for Play Therapy (APT) and the American Counseling Association (ACA).   


April 2015 Regional Workshop

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To register by mail please send checks to: 


2650 Barnes Ave Apt. B6  

Springfield, MO 65803 


With questions about registration, please email




Cancellation policy: A credit will be given for the amount paid to MAPT if registration is cancelled prior to the day of the conference. No refunds will be given.