Our Lady of Peace to Host Free Seminar to Help Prevent Pre-Teens from Engaging in Negative Behavior - Archived


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David McArthur, Senior Manager, Media Relations
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Our Lady of Peace to Host Free Seminar
to Help Prevent Pre-Teens from Engaging in Negative Behavior

Frankfort, Ky. (August 28, 2018) — Our Lady of Peace will hold an upcoming free seminar in Frankfort to help parents, grandparents, teachers, counselors and caregivers learn how to prevent pre-teens from engaging in negative and destructive behaviors.


The seminar will take place on Thursday, September 13 from 6-7 p.m. at Hearn Elementary School, located at 300 Copperleaf Boulevard in Frankfort. The workshop will provide education about warning signs of destructive behavior, triggers, finding motivation and encouraging change in pre-teens. The speaker for the seminar is David Houvenagle, a licensed clinical social worker with Our Lady of Peace who has more than 20 years of experience in the field of mental health. Those in attendance will be able to ask Houvenagle questions during the seminar.

For more information on the seminars, call 502.479.4191, or email [email protected]

To view upcoming seminars in the 2018 Peace for Parents educations series, visit www.kentuckyonehealth.org/our-lady-of-peace-patients-guests-peace-for-parents-seminars. 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.

About Our Lady of Peace
Our Lady of Peace is a private, non-profit psychiatric hospital. Founded in 1951 by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, the 220-bed hospital is one of the largest behavioral health facilities in the nation, providing care for children, adolescents and adults. Its Children’s Peace Center is the largest and most comprehensive private provider of youth inpatient behavioral health services in the country. Peace operates a full continuum of behavioral health and substance use services for patients, including specialty programs for children and adolescents who have complex treatment needs, such as intellectual or developmental disabilities, forensic issues for females, and/or co-occurring substance use issues. The hospital was the nation’s first behavioral health care center to open a long-acting injection clinic operated by retail pharmacists. The clinic was established to help people adhere to prescribed medications for behavioral health conditions, such as substance use and psychotic disorders.

About KentuckyOne Health
KentuckyOne Health, part of Catholic Health Initiatives, is one of the largest and most comprehensive health systems in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, and includes hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies. KentuckyOne Health is dedicated to bringing wellness, healing and hope to all, including the underserved.

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Publish Date: 

Tuesday, August 28, 2018