For Immediate Release
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Barbara Mackovic, Senior Manager
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Our Lady of Peace to Host Free Seminar for Parents on the Impact of ADHD
Louisville, Ky. (October 14, 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 the impacts of ADHD.
The final seminar in the 2013 Peace for Parents series will focus on how ADHD impacts children and teens beyond impulsivity, hyperactivity and inattentiveness. The program will be presented by Laura Petter, nurse manager, Our Lady of Peace. The seminar will take place on Thursday, November 14 at 6 p.m. The seminar will take place at Greenwood Elementary School, located at 5801 Greenwood 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.
“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 navigate and 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].
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.