Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Other: Large Group Talk
- Elementary school students(1-5)
- Other: Parents
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
Each program discussed different elements of brain education, mental health and emotional literacy. The objectives of all three presentations was to educate children and parents about characteristics that distinguish the thinking and feeling brains, how I/O psychologists apply cognitive methods to support healthy workplaces and grow awareness of emotional triggers and practices to manage behavior. Each program included visual aids of the brain, interactive exercises and one slide presentation. Participants as young as 5 years old learned about synapsis, neuroplasticity and the ever-changing brain.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Social Media
Other Publicity Methods:
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
Of the Dana Foundation publications/resources distributed at your event(s), if any, please indicate the three most popular. Please choose up to three. If "other," please indicate below:
- More Mindbogglers!
- BAW Stickers
- BAW Pencils
- Brain-shaped Erasers
- The Mindboggling Workbook
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- BAW Logos
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
BAW participation reflected my company's commitment to well-being in the workplace and schools. Based on student responses, the talks help to normalize language around mental health and conscious behavior.
Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:
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