2023 BrainWise Program Review

Posted On: January 29, 2024

BrainWise is taught in grades K-12 and in their homes, and in youth, health, and social service agencies. The following 2023 review highlights programs that show the scope of projects and introduces new additions for 2024. If you are a BrainWise instructor and do not have access to our past newsletters through the online BrainWise Resource Library, contact info@www.brainwise-plc.org to gain access to them, electronic worksheets, and other teaching aids.

BrainWise Embraced by Homeless Veterans.
Psychiatrist Jared Greenberg, M.D., pilot tested the BrainWise curriculum with inpatient Veterans at the Los Angeles VA Medical Center. Their reaction will lead to additional use of the curriculum as he found that “every single participant’s reaction to the program was overwhelmingly positive to an extent I could not have expected.”

Family Counselors Teach BrainWise to Families in Crisis.
Since 2017, family counselors in New Castle, PA have used BrainWise to help parents regain custody of children removed from their homes because of abuse and neglect.

BrainWise Keynote Program at the Rotary International (RI) Zone Institute in San Diego.
More than four hundred Rotary District Governors from the Western U.S. and Canada a ended and heard BrainWise presentations on two RI initiative, promoting mental health (Dr. Greenberg, Counselor Ma Sena, and Dr. Pat) and empowering girls.

Four BrainWise Instructors Have Taught Thousands of Children.
Award-winning educators who helped pilot the BrainWise for Grades K-5 curriculum gathered to celebrate the twenty years each spent teaching the 10 Wise Ways.

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BrainWise, Generative AI and ChatGPT

Alberta-based psychologist, Dr. Gary Brayton, has been a champion of the BrainWise program for over a decade, training educators and health providers across the province. His protégé, counselor Colton Hok, shares his enthusiasm, citing the “tremendous success” and “impactful” changes he’s seen in clients. Colton serves nine school divisions in Alberta, reaching 40,000 students. He […]

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Taylor Swift Case Used to Teach BrainWise

BrainWise students from Denver’s CEC Early College High School recently attended the Rotary International Zones 26 and 27 Institute in San Diego, where Rotary leaders from 30 Rotary Districts and 1700 clubs in the Western United States and Canada had gathered to obtain training, resources, and tools to implement and enhance projects in their clubs […]

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BrainWise Collaborates with Rotarians to Promote Problem-Solving Skills

The BrainWise program will be presented to more than 700 leaders attending the 2023 Rotary International (RI) Zones 26 and 27 Institute, to be held in San Diego on November 8-12. The two zones represent 30 districts in the Western United States and comprise 1700 clubs and 67,000 members. Attendees will learn about programs and […]

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