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The pandemic changed the way many health professionals and educators provide their services. BrainWise instructors in Canada - who work with children and youth with mental health issues - reached out to support their colleagues by offering a monthly Zoom...

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10 Wise Ways: A Foundation to Stop and Think

Everyone Has Problems. The New York Times published a nationwide survey in 2022 that they conducted with 362 school counselors. Ninety-four per cent of the counselors said their students were showing more signs of anxiety and depression than they did before the pandemic,...

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Teens Use Games to Reinforce BrainWise in Dr. Seuss Stories with Elementary School Students

Career Education Center (CEC) high school teacher Stacey Hervey’s students have been involved since 2015 in community service projects with Denver Mile High Rotary as BrainWise teen mentors. (See issues #67, 41, 38 and 27.) This issue features Stacey’s students Jackie Reyes, Aa’ Janais Gaines, and Rachel...

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BrainWise Live it! Reinforcing the 10 Wise Ways

I am new to our agency and want to teach BrainWise with fidelity. I run a weekly, one-hour, group session for eight weeks. How can I help participants effectively use the 10 Wise Ways?   This is a frequent request. BrainWise concepts may be easy to remember,...

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Creating A BrainWise Culture That Prepares Previously Homeless Veterans For Success

The following story about BrainWise instructors sharing information is uplifting and  gives tips and strategies that can be used not only by health professionals, but by those who teach BrainWise in schools, social service agencies, the workplace, and at home. In...

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