Our Lady of Peace to Host Seminar for Parents on Managing Symptoms of ADHD - Archived


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Our Lady of Peace to Host Seminar for Parents on Managing Symptoms of ADHD

Louisville, Ky. (November 11, 2015) —The Kosair Charities Children’s Peace Center at Our Lady of Peace, part of KentuckyOne Health, will host a free seminar to inform concerned adults about the impacts Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can have on children. The seminar will be held at Brandeis Elementary School (located at 2817 W. Kentucky St. in Louisville) on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 6 p.m.

The seminar will explain how ADHD can control children and teens beyond impulsivity, hyperactivity and inattentiveness and how to properly manage the symptoms. The program will be led by David Houvenagle, a licensed clinical social worker at Our Lady of Peace.

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].

Another upcoming seminar will take place on November 20 at Olmsted Academy South and will focus on Tips for Preventing Your Teen from Engaging in Negative and Destructive Behavior.

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 www.KentuckyOneHealth.org/ourladyofpeace.

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.

 

Publish Date: 

Wednesday, November 11, 2015