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Our Lady of Peace to Host Free Seminar on the Prevention of Negative and Destructive Behaviors in Teens - Archived


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Our Lady of Peace to Host Free Seminar on the Prevention of Negative and Destructive Behaviors in Teens

Louisville, Ky. (November 16, 2015) —The teenage years are an impressionable time. To help parents manage the challenges of raising a teen, 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 prevention of negative and destructive behaviors in teens. The seminar will be held on Friday, November 20, 2015 from noon to 1 p.m. at Olmsted Academy South located at 5650 Southern Parkway in Louisville. A free lunch will be provided for participants.

Eric Gross, a licensed professional clinical counselor at Our Lady of Peace, will lead the program and educate participants on warning signs, triggers, finding motivation and encouraging positive changes in adolescents. Bullying, cutting, social media and substance abuse issues will also be discussed.

The seminar is part of Our Lady of Peace’s Peace for Parents education series. 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 and include a question and answer period.

Participants are encouraged to register for the program in advance. Registration is free and can be done by contacting Greg Oerther at 502.479.4266 or [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 223 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 adults.  There are 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.  Patients come to Peace from all over Kentucky and the surrounding region, visit

About KentuckyOne Health
KentuckyOne Health, the largest and most comprehensive health system in the Commonwealth, has more than 200 locations including, 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.  The system is made up of the former Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare and Saint Joseph Health System, along with the University of Louisville Hospital and James Graham Brown Cancer Center. KentuckyOne Health is proud of and strengthened by its Catholic, Jewish and academic heritages.


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Monday, November 16, 2015