Our Lady of Peace to Host Free Seminars for Parents

7/30/2013

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Louisville, Ky. (July 30, 2013) —The Kosair Charities Children’s Peace Center at Our Lady of Peace, part of KentuckyOne Health, will host Peace for Parents, a series of free seminars to help guide parents through difficult issues.
 
Peace for Parents is open to parents, teachers, counselors and other concerned individuals that would like to learn more about how to face challenging issues with children and adolescents.
The first seminar will take place on Thursday, August 15 at 5 p.m. in the library at Pleasure Ridge Park High School. Dr. John Sullivan will host “A Successful Transition into Ninth Grade,” which will address bullying, self-injury and other common challenges children face to help with the transition between middle and high school. Pleasure Ridge Park High School is located at 5901 Greenwood Rd. in Louisville.
“These seminars are designed by our experts to help patients navigate some of the challenges of raising a child,” said Jennifer Nolan, president, Our Lady of Peace. “As the largest and most comprehensive private provider of child/adolescent inpatient psychiatric care in the country, we are proud to share our expertise and lend a hand to parents in our community.”
 
Two more seminars will also take place this fall. Kim Dwyer-Moore, board certified behavior analyst, will host a seminar on managing difficult childhood behaviors at home and school on September 26 at Blue Lick Elementary School. Closing out the series in 2013, Laura Petter, nurse manager, will host a seminar on how ADHD impacts children and teens beyond impulsivity, hyperactivity and inattentiveness. The seminar will take place on November 14 at Greenwood Elementary School.
 
Interested individuals are encouraged to register in advance. Registration is free and can be done by contacting Kelly Watts at 502.479.4191 or email at kellywatts@kentuckyonehealth.org
About Our Lady of Peace
Our Lady of Peace, a part of KentuckyOne Health, is a private, not-for-profit psychiatric hospital in Louisville, Ky.  The hospital was originally founded in 1951 by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and is currently operating 261 beds, one of the largest in the nation. The Kosair Charities Children’s Peace Center at Our Lady of Peace is the largest and most comprehensive private provider of child/adolescent inpatient psychiatric care in the country.  Our Lady of Peace operates a full continuum of psychiatric services for patients from young children to seniors.  There are specialty programs for children and adolescents who have complex treatment needs, such as intellectual or developmental disabilities; forensic issues; and/or co-occurring substance abuse.  Patients come to Peace from all over Kentucky and the surrounding region, visit www.ourladyofpeacelouisville.org.
 
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