Learn the effect of marijuana on the brain and behavior of teens and young adults at a seminar hosted by Moraine Valley Community College on Tuesday, May 3, in the Moraine Business and Conference Center (Building M). There will be two sessions: 9:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m. and 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Janice Gabe, LCSW, therapist for New Perspectives in Indianapolis, Indiana, is the presenter. She will cover the biological, emotional and behavioral changes stemming from marijuana use; the drug’s impact on memory, attention and academic abilities; and touch on treatment approaches. Following the presentation, there will be a question and answer session.

This seminar will provide one hour of approved continuing education credit for social workers, professional counselors, clinical psychologists, marriage and family therapists, alcohol and drug abuse counselors, nurses, and nationally certified counselors.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Nickolas Shizas at (708) 608-4121 or shizasn2@morainevalley.edu.For news media inquiries, contact Maura Vizza, Moraine Valley public relations generalist, at (708) 974-5742 or VizzaM@morainevalley.edu.