Louisville, Ky. (February 4, 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 preventing negative behaviors in adolescents and teens on Thursday, February 7, 2014 at 11 a.m. The seminar will take place at Kammerer Middle School, located at 7315 Wesboro Road in Louisville.
Eric Gross, a licensed professional clinical counselor at Our Lady of Peace, will host the seminar, which is part of the 2014 Peace for Parents series. He will provide education about warning signs, triggers, finding motivation and encouraging change in adolescents and teens.
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.
“There are often triggers that can lead adolescents and teens to engage in negative behaviors,” said Jennifer Nolan, president, Our Lady of Peace. “This free seminar will help parents to prevent negative behaviors in their child that often occur during adolescence or find the motivation to change these behaviors.”
A second seminar on the same topic will be co-hosted by Rayna L. Stiles, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and Tim Bowman, Certified Social Worker, on February 20, 2014 at Conway Middle School.
Other upcoming seminars in the Peace for Parents series include:
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Managing the Symptoms – February 13, 2014 at Hazelwood Elementary School
- Managing Difficult Childhood Behaviors at Home and at School – March 6, 2014 at Maupin 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 via 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.