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National Coalition of Girl's School Annual Conference "Dream, Dare, Do: Girls as Makers, Inventors, Engineers, & Entrepreneurs"

Panaptic has been selected to present at the 2019 Annual National Coalition of Girl's School's (NCGS) Conference, a three day event hosted at Westridge School in Los Angeles. The workshop entitled "What encourages girls to Dream, Dare, Do? Essential Steps for Partnering with students, parents, and educators to create a culture of Marijuana Prevention" will highlight research regarding the impact of marijuana use and vaping on girls' developing bodies and brains, share the most effective strategies for prevention at school, and review recommendations for empowering girls, parents, and educators to create a culture of health and prevention at school.

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 Hires Panaptic for 2019-20 Prevention Efforts

For the second year, California's Sonoma County Department of Health Services selected Panaptic to support their efforts in empowering the community by helping close the gap between popular beliefs of marijuana and current scientific evidence. Starting with the training on October 2, 2019 for Sonoma County's Behavioral Health Department, Panaptic will be providing targeted professional workshops and trainings for medical providers, social service professionals, behavioral health professionals, and educators. In addition, Panaptic will be providing a series of parent and teen marijuana prevention workshops. These targeted educations will explore the science of marijuana and vaping and how to have productive family conversations around marijuana prevention.

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.

Sonoma County Department of Behavioral Health

October 2, 2019

The Era of Marijuana Legalization: Research and best practices for working with adolescents and adults

Sonoma County Department of Human Services 10/8 9-11am

October 8, 2019

The Era of Marijuana Legalization: Research and best practices for working with adolescents and adults

San Francisco French American School/International High School

October 21, 2019

Student Workshop: Marijuana, Vaping and You. What do you need to know?
Parent Workshop: Parenting in the Era of Legalization

Sonoma County Indian Health Project

November 20, 2019

The Era of Marijuana Legalization: Research and best practices for working with adolescents and adults

Kaiser Permanente, Santa Rosa Family Medicine Residency

November 25, 2019

Co-Founder, Dr. Richard Von Feldt will provide a training for family medicine physicians on the changing culture of marijuana and the impact on the primary care setting. Dr. Von Feldt will share current research on the the science of marijuana on brain functioning, impact on mental health, and provide an overview of best practices for screening and intervention strategies.

Kaiser Permanente, Santa Rosa Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry

July 9th, 2019

Co-Founder, Dr. Richard Von Feldt will provide psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and marriage and family therapists with a Continuing Education on the changing culture of marijuana and the impact on mental health care. Dr. Von Feldt will share current research on the science of marijuana on brain functioning, impact on mental health, and provide an overview of best practices for screening and intervention strategies.

National Coalition of Girl's School Annual Conference "Dream, Dare, Do: Girls as Makers, Inventors, Engineers, & Entrepreneurs"

June 24-26, 2019

Panaptic has been selected to present at the 2019 Annual National Coalition of Girl's School's (NCGS) Conference, a three day event hosted at Westridge School in Los Angeles. The workshop entitled "What encourages girls to Dream, Dare, Do? Essential Steps for Partnering with students, parents, and educators to create a culture of Marijuana Prevention" will highlight research regarding the impact of marijuana use and vaping on girls’ developing bodies and brains, share the most effective strategies for prevention at school, and review recommendations for empowering girls, parents, and educators to create a culture of health and prevention at school.

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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Kaiser Permanente, Post-Master's Fellowship Training

April 25th, 2019

Co-Founder, Dr. Richard Von Feldt will provide Post-Masters Fellows with an in-depth training on the science of marijuana, impact on brain functioning and mental health, and review the best practices for screening and intervention strategies.

The Hun School of Princeton, Health Fair Day

April 3rd, 2019

Panaptic is pleased to join the first Annual Hun School of Princeton, Health Fair Day to provide targeted and engaging trainings to upper class students about the science of marijuana. The interactive classes will deepen student's understanding about the short and long term impacts of marijuana use on mental wellness, academic performance, and athletics and empower them to make health choices.

Santa Rosa Junior College Annual Mental Health Training

February 26th, 2019

Panaptic was selected to present at Santa Rosa Junior College's Annual Mental Health event targeting mental health professionals in Sonoma County. The training entitled, "Working with Clients who use Cannabis: Challenges and Approaches for Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment will address the complexities of treating clients who use marijuana medicinally and recreationally and offer helpful approaches for screening, motivational interviewing, and treatment planning.

The Hun School of Princeton

February 12th, 2019

Education geared towards empowering freshman and sophomore boarding students about their relationship to marijuana. The training will enlighten students about the real science of marijuana and how it can impact their mental wellness, academic performance and career trajectory.

Parenting in the Era of Marijuana Legalization

Dec. 3, 2018-March 5, 2019

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

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.

Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools (ADVIS)

April 16, 2018: PA

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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