2019 KSAPT Annual Conference

April 11-12, 2019 - Overland Park, Kansas


Presenter: J.P. Lilly, MS, LCSW, RPT/S


Conference Topic: Jungian Analytical Play Therapy


CEs:  12 APT Approved CE Hours  (6hrs /day)

* All CE hours are APT Approved #02-118



Holiday Inn & Suites

8787 Reeder Road

Overland Park, KS 66214

(913) 888-8440

Hotel Info  PDF



Agenda: 2019 Conference Schedule - Pending

Office Flyer:  2019 Flyer 

Event Photos:  http://www.ksa4pt.org/about/gallery/


Payment options     
   - All Debit & Credit Card payments are accepted via PayPal

   - Business Invoice


Registration as of 1 March, 2018


APT Members: $pending

Non-Members: $pending

Students: $pending

1-Day Registrant: $pending





Registration is required for all attendees.  Please complete the registration form using the link above, prior to submitting any form of payment.  Checks mailed to our address without online-registration may delay processing of Early-Bird discount rates and could affect the amount due. 


* We will be accepting credit cards at the door this year!  After you have complete your registration above, you may email us using the Contact Us page link on our website to request a formal confirmation of registration.  Please print your registration form(s) that we email you for all your employees/colleagues and bring it with you to make payments at the event. 


Key Points for registering for our Annual Conference

1. Upon completing the registration form, you will be redirected to our confirmation page.  Here, you will be able to select PayPal for online payments.  Our seemless Paypal payment process does NOT require a login/account to be created.  Paypal accepts all Major Credit and Debit Cards.

2. Educational/Professional organizations who would like to bulk-register their employees can send an inquiry through our Contact page, or send a direct email to webmaster@ksa4pt.org for assistance.  To further ease the process we will be updating our Paper Registration (pending updates) form for your staff.  Print as many as you like, just don't miss the deadline.

3. KSAPT memership rates are extended to all current APT Members.  Please provider your APT Number in the registration form below.




APT Approved Provider #02-118

Approved Provider status is granted by the Association for Play Therapy; this allows registrants to earn credit at KSAPT programs towards their Registered Play Therapist or Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor credentials.  

John Paul Lilly

John Paul Lilly MS, LCSW, RPT/S  is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, with an emphasis in working with children. He is presently in private practice as a full partner with Sierra Counseling Associates, Inc. where he has been in private practice for twenty-eight years.  JP is a past member of the Board of Directors for the International Association for Play Therapy, Inc. and that organization's Past President (1997-2000). JP is also the Founder and past National President of Bikers Against Child Abuse Inc., a non-profit organization incorporated to provide aid and comfort to abused children. He currently serves on the International Executive Board of Directors for B.A.C.A., Inc. 

JP received his Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Brigham Young University in 1982. He then received a Masters of Social Work (MSW), and a Masters of Science (MS) in Marriage and Family Therapy in 1985 from Brigham Young University. JP has completed specific training in all aspects of play therapy, art therapy, and in utilizing therapeutic metaphors with children. JP is recognized by the Association for Play Therapy as a Registered Play Therapist/Supervisor (1993 to present), and the International Board of Examiners of Certified Play Therapists as a Certified Play Therapist/Supervisor and Certified Child Psychotherapist/Supervisor (1996). JP was part-time faculty in the graduate schools of Clinical Psychology, Social Work, and Marriage and Family Therapy at Brigham Young University from 1993-2010 where he taught classes on Play Therapy. JP conducts supervision for licensed clinical professionals desiring to become Registered Play Therapists.

JP presents at numerous workshops and trainings yearly as the featured presenter on Jungian Analytical Play Therapy, Art Work, Therapeutic Metaphors, and all aspects of therapy with children. JP is published in the Journal of Mind and Behavior, and the International Journal of Play Therapy. He has also authored chapters in two compilation books, and been asked to endorse other books. JP presents and trains professionals nationally and internationally on Play Therapy, and has presented at the annual Association for Play Therapy International Conference more than a twenty times.

Learning Objectives

Purpose:  We will be updating this information very soon.   


Objectives are Pending


Hotel Information

Holiday Inn & Suites

8787 Reeder Road

Overland Park, KS 66214

(913) 888-8440



Snacks & Meals

Food and Beverage information will be published soon. 

The Schedule

Public Definition:   Play Therapy is a form of counseling (or psychotherapy) by which licensed mental health professionals use play-based models and techniques to better communicate with and help clients, especially children, achieve optimal mental health.
Schedule  PDF

CEU’s will ONLY be given for time attended.  NO exceptions…sign in and sign out sheets will be available in the morning, before and after lunch, and at the end of the day.  All CEU’s will reflect the time on the sign in and sign out sheets.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

1. If a participant withdraws from the conference 30 Calendar days or more before the 1st Day of the event, the participant will receive a full refund, minus a $20 processing fee.   An email must be sent to and received by our Conference Chair, in order to receive the refund. The withdraw email request must be received prior to the stated deadline above.

2. If a participant withdraws from the Conference Event inside a 30 day window of the 1st Day of the Conference Event, the registrant will receive a partial refund (half of the original fee paid), minus a $20 processing fee.

3.  Unless otherwise stated, no other refunds or reimbursements are allowed.  No exceptions granted.  Once the Annual Conference Event begins, no other reimbursements or refunds will be warranted.

4. Individual Hotel Room rate refunds reside with the Venue or Hotel Policy, and is an individual responsibility of the attendant.  KSA4PT, it's Board Members, & Officers, are not responsible for mediating refunds with any venue for our events.

** If a paid participant needs to withdraw from the Annual Conference or speaker series; they can elect to "donate" their paid registration to students on the KSA4PT scholarship list or another professional individual.

APT Approved Provider #02-118

Approved Provider status is granted by the Association for Play Therapy; this allows registrants to earn credit at KSAPT programs towards their Registered Play Therapist or Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor credentials.

Vendors and Displays

KSAPT will welcome most vendors and display setups from recognized affiliates.  We encourage those interested to reach out to our Conference Chair to discuss the details.

If you have any other inquiries, please use our Contact page to submit your questions.

Thank you

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