Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- School Program
- Elementary school students (1-5)
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
Provided workshop on fundamentals of adolescent brain development to social workers and youth development staff. Led engaging school outreach program for K-2 students on Benny the Brain and his friends, the four lobes.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
Social workers and youth development staff report an increased understanding of the structural and functional changes happening in the adolescent brain.
Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:
Animating brain structures helps children and adults understand the complex topic of brain science/development.