Brain Awareness Week

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Palo Verde College

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Palo Verde College

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

1

Year:

2018

Type of Events Held:

  • Exhibit

Target Audiences:

  • Other
  • Other: Community College Students
  • Other: Faculty
  • Other: and Staff

Approximate Number of People Reached:

500

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Students in General Psychology made posters highlighting how the brain is affected in the most common psychological disorders. The posters are displayed in a common area so they are visible to the entire campus community.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers

Resources

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:

  • Q&A: Answering Your Questions About The Brain
  • It’s Mindboggling!
  • Staying Sharp Bookmark
  • BAW Stickers
  • BAW Pencils
  • Brain-shaped Erasers
  • The Mindboggling Workbook
  • Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and the Brain

What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?

  • BAW Certificate of Participation

What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?

  • New Fact Sheets

Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?

  • BAW Flyer

Feedback & Keys to Success

How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?

Their awareness about the role of the brain in mental illness was increased.

Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:

Keep it simple.

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Contact Information

Contact Name:

Karen Redwine

Contact Phone:

760-921-5564

Contact Email:

karen.redwine@paloverde.edu

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