Louisville, Ky. (February 10, 2014)—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 the symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. The seminar will take place at Hazelwood Elementary School, located at 1325 Bluegrass Avenue in Louisville.
This will be the third seminar in the 2014 Peace for Parents series. It will focus on how ADHD impacts children and teens beyond impulsivity, hyperactivity and inattentiveness and how to manage the symptoms. The program will be presented by Michael Dawson, a licensed clinical social worker at Our Lady of Peace.
Peace for Parents is open to parents, grandparents, 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.
“ADHD is one of the most common behavioral disorders in childhood, but it can be successfully managed,” said Jennifer Nolan, president, Our Lady of Peace. “Our Peace for Parents program is a free educational opportunity to help parents and caregivers better understand ADHD and its impact on children and adolescents.”
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 [email protected].
Other upcoming seminars in the Peace for Parents series include:
- Tips for Preventing Your Adolescent or Teen from Engaging in Negative and Destructive Behavior –February 20, 2014 at Conway Middle School
- Managing Difficult Childhood Behaviors at Home and at School – March 6, 2014 at Maupin Elementary School
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.kentuckyonehealth.org/OurLadyOfPeace.