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Our Lady of Peace to Host Free Seminar Focused on
Making a Successful Transition to Middle School
Lexington, Ky. (April 11, 2018) — Our Lady of Peace, part of KentuckyOne Health, will hold an upcoming free seminar to help parents, grandparents, teachers, counselors and other concerned adults, understand issues that may arise as students transition from elementary to middle school. The seminar will take place on Thursday, April 19 from 6-7 p.m. at Glendover Elementary School, located at 710 Glendover Road in Lexington.
The seminar will address a variety of issues, including social media, developing positive relationships, and bullying. The seminar will also focus on the stages of development, what emotional changes may be taking place during this transition, and how a parent can foster independence and also provide limits.
The speaker for the seminar is Morgan McGill, a licensed professional counseling associate with Our Lady of Peace. McGill works in the Lexington area with children, adolescents and adults that are in crisis.
This seminar is part of the 2018 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 an hour.
Those interested in attending the seminar are encouraged to register in advance. Registration is free and can be done by calling Lisa Prewitt at 502.432.2011, or by emailing [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.
About Our Lady of Peace
Our Lady of Peace, part of KentuckyOne Health, 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 retail pharmacist-operated, long-acting injection clinic. The clinic was established to help people adhere to prescribed medications for behavioral health conditions, such as drug addiction and schizophrenia.
About KentuckyOne Health
KentuckyOne Health, part of Catholic Health Initiatives, is one of the largest and most comprehensive health systems in the Commonwealth, and includes hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies in Kentucky and southern Indiana. KentuckyOne Health is dedicated to bringing wellness, healing and hope to all, including the underserved.