Stress affects everyone and is an inevitable part of life. A certain amount of stress is normal and necessary for survival but intensive and prolonged stress can have a negative impact on both the brain and body.
In this workshop, Sheryl will present recent findings on how stress affects the brain and will share some practical tools and strategies to better manage stress and care for your brain.
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