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Peace for Parents Seminar Focuses on Childhood Behavioral Issues
Louisville, Ky. (February 9, 2016) — To provide parents with the tools they often need, the Kosair Charities Children’s Peace Center at Our Lady of Peace, part of KentuckyOne Health, will hold a free Peace for Parents seminar open to the community at Luhr Elementary School at 6900 Fegenbush Lane in Louisville on Tuesday, Feb. 16 from 6-7 p.m.
The seminar entitled “Managing Difficult Childhood Behaviors at Home and at School,” will offer attendees strategies to avoid incidents of challenging behaviors in home and school settings. When addressed at a young age, children’s challenging behaviors can be transformed to positive behavior
Licensed Behavior Analyst Jordan Hall, MS, BCBA, will speak at the event and will examine possible motives of children’s challenging behaviors to determine the most effective interventions caregivers can utilize. Hall will also discuss preventative guidelines for arranging home and school environments, as well as setting expectations and encouraging positive behaviors.
The seminar is part of the Peace for Parents education series located across the state. 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. Register for free 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 http://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 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.