Bardstown, Ky. (March 7, 2014) —The Kosair Charities Children’s Peace Center at Our Lady of Peace, part of KentuckyOne Health, will host a free seminar in Bardstown on managing difficult childhood behaviors at home and at school on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 6 p.m. at Bluegrass Community Family Practice, located at 935 Chambers Lane.
The seminar, entitled, “Managing Difficult Childhood Behaviors at Home and at School,” is part of the 2014 Peace for Parents educational series. Through the program, Our Lady of Peace experts host educational seminars to help parents, grandparents, teachers, counselors and others who want to learn more about how to face challenging issues with children and adolescents. The seminars usually last 60-90 minutes.
The Bardstown event will be hosted by Kim Dwyer-Moore, a board certified behavioral analyst at Our Lady of Peace, one of the country's largest private, non-profit psychiatric hospitals. Dwyer-Moore will share useful strategies to create a positive and predictable environment where children are less likely to misbehave.
“Parents face a variety of challenges throughout the life of their child,” said Jennifer Nolan, president, Our Lady of Peace. “Managing difficult behaviors can be tough, but having the tools and information to manage those behaviors can certainly help.”
Interested individuals are encouraged to register in advance. Registration is free and can be done by calling Lisa Prewitt at 502.432.2011 or email at [email protected].
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.