Brain Awareness Week

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Universidade Federal do Sul e Sudeste do Pará

Organized by:
Universidade Federal do Sul e Sudeste do Pará

Participating Organizations:
Universidade do Estado do Pará (UEPA)

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

12

Year:

2017

Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • Lecture/ Briefing
  • Other
  • Press Briefing
  • School Program
  • Other: Movie presentation; Training for caregivers

Target Audiences:

  • High School students(9-12)
  • Patients & Caregivers
  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:

100

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Two roundtables on neuroscience and mental health; three movie screenings, followed by discussions on the neuroscience of mental illness; two workshops on neuroscience for high school students; three short courses (electrophysiology, neuroanatomy, histology) for undergrad students; one training on the neuroscience of drug abuse for caregivers

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Posters/Flyers
  • Press Release/Media Advisory
  • Website
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Social media, given its reach

Resources

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

  • Lesson Plans

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

  • BAW Logos
  • BAW Web site banner

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

Good participation of students from health sciences courses; however, the participation of caregivers was poor, compared to previous versions of BAW. The most successful events were those aimed at high school students.

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

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Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

https://www.4sncmba.com/

Contact Name:

Caio Maximino

Contact Phone:

+559421017116

Contact Email:

cmaximino@unifesspa.edu.br

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