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Brain Awareness Week

Brain Awareness Events

This year’s theme: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Calendar of Events



Keynote Seminar:

The Intersection of Neurobiology and Clinical Social Work: Traumatic Stress and Child Wellbeing


Janet Shapiro, MA, MSW, Ph.D. is Dean and Professor of Social Work at the Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research.


Dr. Shapiro’s main research interest is in the area of translational research and the application of developmental understanding of children and adolescents to programs and policies designed to support the wellbeing of children, adolescent and their families. Dr. Shapiro’s most recent academic work is in the area of the neurobiology of early adversity and its implications for health and mental health across the lifespan, as well as an exploration of parental resilience within refugee families.


Monday, March 18, 2019

PPHAC 102 - Moravian College



More Brain Awareness Season Events!


March 11th - Brain Awareness Movie Night

Film:  Max 

A military dog that helped American Marines in Afghanistan returns to the United States and is adopted by his handler's family after suffering a traumatic experience.




March 12th - Brain Games in the HUB



March 13th - PTSD Facts Scavenger Hunt  


March 14th - Faculty and Staff "You've Been Sparked"! Fundraiser


March 15th - Advocacy Day

11am-1pm HUB


March 16th - Brain Party!!

DaVinci Science Center - Allentown, PA



March 28th - STEM Night

William Penn Elementary School



Moravian College encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Dr. Cecilia M. Fox at at least one week prior to the event.