ZABRA and Lifetime TV host and teen behavior expert Josh Shipp have joined forces with Phil Greer, Executive Director of The California Treatment Advocacy Foundation (CalTAF) and theCapistrano Unified School District (CUSD) to host a powerful and critical town hall event to educate parents on the dangers of teen online behavior and the importance of digital parenting. ZABRA and CalTAF’s highly anticipated community town hall event will begin promptly at 7:00 p.m. on Nov.19 at Capistrano Valley High School’s state of the art performing arts center.
“Monitoring your child’s social networks, while teaching cyber responsibility is a requirement of parents of the digital age,” said Paul Adkison, founder of ZABRA. “Our upcoming town hall event will educate greater Orange County area parents on the importance of knowing their child’s social interactions online, the direct influence and potential dangers presented within these mediums and specific solutions, like ZABRA, that can empower them to increase communications and openly discuss issues with their families.”
The town hall event will feature a powerful panel of nationwide personalities, leaders and behavior experts, including:
- Paul Adkison, founder of ZABRA
- Josh Shipp, Best-Selling Author, Lifetime TV Host & Teen Behavior Expert
- Phil Greer, Executive Director, California Treatment Advocacy Foundation (CalTAF)
- Anna Bryson, CUSD Board of Trustees Member
- Senator Lou Correa, State of California, 34th Senate District
- Kimberly Cornell, KTLA Executive Producer & EMMY Award Winning Journalist
- Jerrod Menz, President, American Addiction Centers
- Jamison Monroe Jr., Founder of Newport Academy & Leading Adolescent Addiction Expert
- Darren Kavinoky, Panel Moderator, Network Television Personality & CNN Analyst
Each panelist will give their perspective about the topic at hand, what they are doing to make an impact, and what the community can do right now to get help and make a difference. After a brief presentation by each panelist, Darren Kavinoky will then open the floor for questions, while also accepting remote audience engagement via Facebook UStream and Twitter.
ZABRA, CalTAF and CUSD are aligning to start the conversation and give California communities a chance to be heard, while learning how they can make a difference right now.
In addition to the information discussed during the event, additional resources regarding online safety, cyberbullying and more are available at www.ZABRA.com/oc.
ZABRA exists to provide support and guidance to parents with children who are active users of social media networks. ZABRA monitors a child’s activities and communications while using popular social media sites, and provides parents guidance on how to discuss difficult issues with their children. Parents don’t allow their children to talk to strangers, or go to places they aren’t familiar. ZABRA helps parents exercise the same precautions in the online world by placing a halo of digital protection around children while they are interacting with social media. For more information, visit ZABRA.com.