Brain25, Amen Clinics, and Corban University are proud to once again host the Brain25 Expo!
In this popular all day course, you will learn about the developing brain and how it relates to behavior, learning, happiness, and success. This 8 hour lecture will provide you with practical, relevant, and easy-to-follow information on how to change your brain and the brains of others in ways that will give a better chance of success. It is open to teachers, counselors, administrators, educators, parents, and students in high school and college.
This course is based on the work done together with Dr. Jesse Payne and Dr. Daniel Amen, a double-board certified psychiatrist and 8 times New York Times Bestselling Author.
8 PDU's will be given to qualified educators, and an option for 1-graduate level credit will be available through Corban University.
Topics will include:
- Critical Brain Facts
- The brain's development before the age of 25
- The Prefrontal Cortex
- The Cingulate Gyrus and Cognitive Flexibility
- The Deep Limbic System and Emotions/Bonding
- The Basal Ganglia and Anxiety
- The devastating impact of drugs and alcohol
- Other ways we hurt the brain
- When the brain struggles
- Getting to know other people's brains
- How to shape the young brain
- Killing the ANTs (Automatic Negative Thoughts)
- Eating right to think right
- Exercising the mind and body
- Rest and relaxation
Here are some things people have said about this course in the past:
"This was singlehandedly the best and most important training I have ever been to as an educator. Learning about the brain in a practical and engaging way was incredible!"
"I cannot believe just how much I learned about the brain! But more importantly, everything I learned was actually applicable to my classroom. This was a first as far as professional development goes!"
"I came into this class pretty excited, but I didn't know I would learn so much about myself first. It's wonderful and scary to see how my brain can impact the success of my students."
"Dr. Payne is crazy knowledgeable about the brain and how it relates to schools. He was entertaining, humurous, and clearly passionate about the work he does. I recommend this class to everybody!"