Our Lady of Peace to Host Free Seminar on Managing Difficult Behaviors

8/28/2013

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Barbara Mackovic
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Louisville, Ky. (August 28, 2013) —The Kosair Charities Children’s Peace Center at Our Lady of Peace, part of KentuckyOne Health, will host a free Peace for Parents seminar on managing difficult behavior for local parents. 
 
Kim Dwyer-Moore, board certified behavior analyst, will host “Managing Difficult Childhood Behaviors at Home and School” on Thursday, September 26 at 6 p.m. at Blue Lick Elementary, located at 9801 Blue Lick Road in Louisville.
 
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 seminars usually last 60-90 minutes.
“Parents face a variety of challenges throughout the life of their child, but having the tools and information to manage those challenges can help,” said Jennifer Nolan, president, Our Lady of Peace. “We’re pleased to provide the Peace for Parents series at no cost to parents.”
 
Closing out the Peace for Parents 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 calling 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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