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New Beginnings regularly hosts seminars to provide continuing education for clinicians to keep them informed of the latest in therapies.

Check here regularly for information about upcoming events.

Upcoming Seminars

The Magic of Play: Basic Training in Child-Centered Play Therapy

March 15-16, 2018

Mary Conway Ortwein, MS, LMFT
Founder, IDEALS for Families and Communities, Inc.


To prepare clinicians who work with children to implement Child-Centered Play Therapy with their clients aged 3-10.


At the conclusion of this training attendees will learn:

  1. Identify children who are appropriate for Child-Centered Play Therapy (CCPT) and integrate it into treatment plan.
  2. Implement six core components of Child-Centered Play Therapy (structuring the play, following the child’s lead, empathy, limit setting, role plays, responding to special situations) with children aged 3-10.
  3. Adapt Child-Centered Play Therapy sessions to parent concerns and specific diagnoses.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

CEUs of 6.5 hours per day have been submitted for Board of Social Work, Ky Board of Licensed Professional Counselors, Board for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Board of Psychology


Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, Café A and B
1201 Pleasant Valley Rd.
Owensboro, KY 42303

Date & Time

March 15-16, 2018

Registration: 8:15am
Start Time: 8:45am
Lunch: 12:00pm–1:15pm (on your own)
End Time: 5:00pm


  • $50 Professional (no discount for attending 1 day)
  • $40 Student (must present ID. Class limited to 10 students)

Registration limited to 100 participants
Deadline: March 9, 2018

To register by mail please print this form and mail with payment to: 1716 Scherm Rd Owensboro KY 42301

Registration is now closed.

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