Every day brings exciting new findings in brain research. We now know that the brain is “plastic” and that we all have the capacity to re-wire brain circuits and to grow new neurons throughout the lifespan. Today Sheryl will speak about ways you can take care of your brain (have a brain-healthy lifestyle) and some simple strategies to improve our ability to learn and remember new things.
Sheryl Kaplan is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Credentialed Prevention Professional with over 30 years of experience providing individual, family and group counseling for children, adolescents and adults. Ms. Kaplan was a school social worker employed by Capital Region BOCES for more than 26 years. During that time, she worked as a Student Assistance Counselor and Prevention Program Provider in elementary, middle and high schools across the Capital District. Ms. Kaplan is now a full time trainer and consultant who specializes in the application of brain-based research for social work and related professions.
**Program in honor of Asa Kaplan**