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Panaptic Chosen as Keynote Speakers at 2019 NCAIS Nurses and Counselors Conference

As the keynote speakers at the North Carolina Association of Independent Schools (NCAIS) 2019 Nurses and Counselors Conference, Panaptic's co-founders will address the growing need for schools to adopt innovative marijuana prevention programs in order to protect students and foster their leadership potential. The keynote address and follow-up breakout sessions will explore how to create a culture where teens, parents and educators can have productive conversations about the risks of marijuana use. Lastly, the trainings will address the current culture of marijuana use among young people, share research and insights regarding the impact of marijuana use on the developing body and brain, and provide an overview of best practices for screening, intervention and prevention strategies for use at school.

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Sonoma County Hired Panaptic for Prevention Education

California's Sonoma County Department of Health Services selected Panaptic to provide comprehensive marijuana prevention educations in 2018 and 2019. Panaptic will be providing targeted workshops and trainings for educators, school administrators, medical providers, social service professionals, behavioral health professionals and parents in Sonoma County. Specific trainings will be given to each community, including the “Parenting in the Era of Marijuana Legalization” series, designed to help parents and guardians address how to protect their teens in a culture that increasingly views marijuana as harmless. Trainings will empower the community by helping close the gap between popular beliefs of marijuana and current scientific evidence.

Panaptic and University of San Francisco Share Prevention Strategies at 2019 CAIS School Head & Trustee Conference

On February 2, 2019, Panaptic and Dr. Shannon Gary, Dean of Students at University of San Francisco, have been selected to provide a targeted marijuana prevention education workshop to Heads of School and Trustee members of the California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS). The workshop, entitled “Leadership Strategies in the Era of Marijuana Legalization: Partnering with Students, Parents, and Educators to Create a School-wide Culture of Prevention”, will address the current culture of marijuana use among young people, share research and insights regarding the impact of marijuana use and vaping on the developing body and brain, and provide an overview of the most effective strategies for prevention at school with tailored recommendations for engaging educators, educational leaders, parents, and students.

Yale University Selects Panaptic for NIDA-Funded Program

In February 2018, Panaptic was selected to join the inaugural year of a landmark program, Innovation to Impact at Yale University. Innovation to Impact, founded through a collaboration between Yale University and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), brings together leaders in substance use prevention and research across the country with the goal of impacting the national substance use crisis. Through Panaptic’s participation in this prestigious program, Panaptic will collaborate with other US leaders in substance use prevention to deliver innovative and effective marijuana prevention programs to our communities.

Parenting in the Era of Marijuana Legalization

Designed to help parents and guardians address how to protect their teens in a culture that increasingly views marijuana as harmless. Trainings will empower the community by helping close the gap between popular beliefs of marijuana and current scientific evidence.

November 13, 2018
Analy High School

December 3, 2018
Rancho Cotate High School

December 12, 2018
Petaluma High School

January 14th, 2019
Piner High School

January 30, 2019
Healdsburg Junior High School / Geyserville Unified

Late March 2019
Cali Calmecac Language Academy

Panaptic and University of San Francisco Share Prevention Strategies at 2019 CAIS School Head & Trustee Conference

February 2, 20199

Panaptic and Dr. Shannon Gary, Dean of Students at University of San Francisco, have been selected to provide a targeted marijuana prevention education workshop to Heads of School and Trustee members of the California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS). The workshop, entitled “Leadership Strategies in the Era of Marijuana Legalization: Partnering with Students, Parents, and Educators to Create a School-wide Culture of Prevention”, will address the current culture of marijuana use among young people, share research and insights regarding the impact of marijuana use and vaping on the developing body and brain, and provide an overview of the most effective strategies for prevention at school with tailored recommendations for engaging educators, educational leaders, parents, and students.

NCAIS Nurses and Counselors Conference

March 8, 2019

As the keynote speakers at the North Carolina Association of Independent Schools (NCAIS), Panaptic's co-founders will address why a new paradigm for marijuana prevention is needed in order to protect today's teens and foster their leadership potential. The keynote and several workshops will explore how to create a culture where teens, parents and educators can have productive conversations about the risks of marijuana use. Lastly, the trainings will address the current culture of marijuana use among young people, share research and insights regarding the impact of marijuana use on the developing body and brain, and provide an overview of best practices for screening, intervention and prevention strategies for use on campus.

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Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools (ADVIS)

April 16, 2018PA

Protecting Student Well-Being and Success: Understanding the Impact of Marijuana Use. Webinar for Heads of School, Educational Leaders, Student Wellness Counselors, Educators, and Trustees

Our workshop will address the current culture of marijuana use among young people, share research and insights regarding the impact of marijuana use on the developing body and brain, and provide an overview of best practices for screening, intervention, and prevention strategies for use on campus. Participants will engage cutting-edge research and material to develop the tools necessary to protect their student body from the risks of frequent marijuana use — so that all of our students can reach their fullest leadership potential.

Kaiser Permanente, Santa Rosa Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry

Summer 2018: Santa Rosa, CA

Continuing Education for psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and family therapists to provided a comprehensive overview of the culture of marijuana and why it is so misunderstood, negative impact of frequent use on brain functioning, and methods to improve screening efforts and identify problematic use.

Association of Colorado Independent Schools (ACIS)

January 31, 2018: CO

Protecting Student Well-Being and Success: Understanding the Impact of Marijuana Use Webinar for Heads of School, Educational Leaders, Student Wellness Counselors, Educators, and Trustees.

Our workshop will address the current culture of marijuana use among young people, share research and insights regarding the impact of marijuana use on the developing body and brain, and provide an overview of best practices for screening, intervention, and prevention strategies for use on campus. Participants will engage cutting-edge research and material to develop the tools necessary to protect their student body from the risks of frequent marijuana use — so that all of our students can reach their fullest leadership potential.

California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)

January 27, 2018: San Francisco, CA

Annual Trustee and School Head Conference

Panaptic and University of San Francisco present on the strategies for marijuana prevention, lessons learned from higher education, and how to stay proactive as we approach recreational legalization in 2018.

This presentation will introduce cutting-edge research surrounding the impact of marijuana use on student wellness and life outcomes, review successes and challenges experienced by leaders in higher education, and provide time for Q&A with Dr. Richard Von Feldt, Dr. Sarah Cunningham, and Dr. Shannon Gary.

Kaiser Permanente, Santa Rosa Medical Center, Department of Family Medicine

January 16, 2018: Santa Rosa, CA

Continuing Education for physicians to provide a comprehensive overview of the addictive nature of marijuana, negative impact on brain functioning and medical consequences from frequent use, current research about medical marijuana, and short and long term psychological risks of frequent use on adults and adolescents.

Northwest Association of Independent Schools. Fall Educators Conference

October 13, 2017: Tacoma, WA

Marijuana Use in Our Schools: Understanding the Impact on Student Success, Well-Being, and Leadership

Our workshop will address the current culture of marijuana use among young people, share research and insights regarding the impact of marijuana use on the developing body and brain, and provide an overview of best practices for screening, intervention, and prevention strategies for use on campus. Participants will engage cutting-edge research and material to develop the tools necessary to protect their student body from the risks of frequent marijuana use — so that all of our students can reach their fullest leadership potential.

Northern California Symposium on Marijuana

April 4, 2017: San Francisco, CA

Marijuana on Campus: A comprehensive training program on assessment, prevention and policy hosted by Panaptic and the University of San Francisco:

This regional symposium brings together leaders in higher education, student services professionals and mental health providers serving college and university students to inform, collaborate and apply innovative strategies to address marijuana use in the college student population.

Panaptic will lead education sessions focusing on the current culture of marijuana use, research and insights regarding the impact of both recreational and medicinal use, addressing common cultural misconceptions, policy recommendations and using cutting-edge research to improve screening and prevention efforts in higher education.

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