Our Lady of Peace to Host Free Seminar on Managing Difficult Behaviors for Parents in Oldham County

9/13/2013

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Louisville, Ky. (September 13, 2013)—The Kosair Charities Children’s Peace Center at Our Lady of Peace, part of KentuckyOne Health, will host a free seminar for parents in Oldham County on managing difficult childhood behaviors as part of the Peace for Parents series.
 
The seminar will be presented by Kim Dwyer-Moore, a board certified behavior analyst with Our Lady of Peace and will provide information on managing difficult childhood behaviors at home and school.  The next seminar will take place on October 15 at 6:30 p.m. at Crestwood Elementary, 6500 Kentucky 146.
Peace for Parents is a series of free seminars to help guide parents through difficult issues. The programs are 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.
 
“Parents face a variety of challenges throughout the life of their child, and societal pressures are greater than ever before,” said Jennifer Nolan, president, Our Lady of Peace. “The goal of the Peace for Parents program is to educate parents and help them to manage their child’s behavior successfully.”
 
A second seminar on the same topic will be co-hosted by Michael O’Brien, intervention specialty and behavior analyst graduate student and Celese McGinnis, behavior analyst practicum student, on November 14 at LaGrange Elementary School.
 
Interested individuals are encouraged to register in advance. Registration is free and can be done by calling Nancy Mercer at 502.479.4500 or email at lisaprewitt@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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