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Our Lady of Peace to Host Free Seminars to Address Topics Affecting Children and Teens. - Archived

Louisville, Ky. (January 14, 2019) — Our Lady of Peace will hold two upcoming free seminars in Louisville and Taylorsville focused on topics that affect many children and teenagers nationwide – managing difficult childhood behaviors at home and school, and anxiety in children and teens. The seminars will explain how these issues impact children and teens, offering support and education to help address the disorders in the home and school.
The first seminar will address managing difficult childhood behaviors at home and school. The seminar will be held on Thursday, January 17, from 7-8 p.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes School (cafeteria), located at 508 Breckenridge Lane in Louisville. The discussion will center on strategies to avoid incidents of challenging behaviors in home and school settings. Possible motives will be examined to assist parents and guardians in determining the most effective interventions. Preventative guidelines for arranging the home and school environments, setting expectations, and encouraging positive behaviors will be discussed. The speaker for the seminar is Kim Dwyer-Moore, board certified behavior analyst with Our Lady of Peace. To register for this free seminar, contact Greg Oerther at 502.479.4266 or [email protected]. Child care will be provided.
On Monday, January 28, a free seminar will be held to provide tips for children and teens dealing with anxiety. The seminar will be held from 6-7 p.m. at Spencer County High School (cafeteria), located at 520 Taylorsville Road in Taylorsville. The workshop will be led by John Whitfield, a licensed clinical social worker with Our Lady of Peace, who will discuss what anxiety is, the signs and symptoms in children and teens and tips for managing the disorder. To register for this free seminar, contact Lisa Prewitt at 502.432.2011 or [email protected]. Child care will be provided.
These two seminars are part of the 2019 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.

To view upcoming seminars in the 2019 Peace for Parents educations series, visit
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.

For More Information:
David McArthur, Senior Manager, Media Relations
502.562.7016 or 502.648.3411                                                                                  
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Sunday, January 14, 2018