Officer Jermaine Galloway is a nationally and internationally recognized presenter, a four-time national award winner for his alcohol and drug trainings/ programs, and a resource for those involved with prevention and education. Officer Galloway was in law enforcement for just under 20 years and has trained over 150,000 people nationally and internationally. Galloway has presented at several state and national conferences including multiple state school counselor conferences.
HIGH IN PLAIN SIGHT: CURRENT DRUG TRENDS, DANGERS, OVERDOSES, AND IMPAIRMENT
The session will cover a wide spectrum of alcohol and drug trends. From drug use, clothing, logos, stash compartments, alcoholic energy drinks, marijuana, wax, edibles, underage drinking, drug vape pens, inhalants, over-the-counter drugs, cough medicines, designer drugs, synthetic painkillers, and identifiers of impairment. This training is unique in that it provides over 125 visual aids that are popular in Arizona and in the region. Participants will also see photos and videos of the examples listed above.
Katey McPherson brings experience in school leadership, prevention, and organizational change with 25 years as a secondary school teacher, guidance counselor, and PK-12 school administrator. Katey’s educational career focus is on student and teacher social-emotional needs and wellness, youth mental health initiatives, social justice, and digital citizenship/social media responsibility. Katey recently led The Gurian Institute, an international teacher and parent training institute rooted in neuro-biological teaching strategies. Katey currently serves as a West Coast Associate of Hazard, Young, and Attea Associates and Advisory Board Member for Common Sense Media.