Osteopathic Healthcare Brings Brain Literacy Presentations to Talent
for health care practitioners, school educators, and families
Presenters: James B. Hale, Ph.D. & Elizabeth Caron, D.O.
Location: Osteopathic Healthcare, 201 N. Pacific, Talent, OR 97540
541-897-4445, firstname.lastname@example.org, Masks required.
Pre-registration required, space is limited, please register: https://www.osteohc.org/
Brain Literacy Empowers Practitioners to Meet Diverse Learner Needs
April 29, 2023; 9:00am-12:00pm (3 Hours, $60.00)
Teaching changes student brain function. This fact is seldom addressed in the schools, where most students, parents, teachers, and allied professionals know about classrooms, but not the brain. On the other hand, neuroscientists and health care providers know about the brain, but little about how this affects classroom instruction and intervention. To bridge this gap, Dr. James B. Hale will provide an overview of his Brain Literacy Initiative and training program. To highlight how the brain works in the real-world classroom, a current model of brain functioning will be detailed, using examples of children he’s worked with for over 30 years. Understanding these dynamic brain-behavior relationships will help workshop attendees understand individual differences in learning and behavior, and how this informs instruction and intervention. Dr. Elizabeth Caron will be the Discussant, reflecting upon how this knowledge intersects with her expertise in Biodynamic Osteopathy.
James B. (Brad) Hale, ABPdN, is a board-certified pediatric neuropsychologist, licensed psychologist, certified school psychologist, and certified special education teacher. He has over 50 peer-reviewed publications and has presented his brain literacy work world-wide. He received his Med from the University of Illinois, PhD from Loyola University Chicago, and Post-doctoral fellowship in Pediatrics at The Ohio State University. His research as a professor and scientist-practitioner attests to the importance of brain plasticity, where the goal is remediating and overcoming or mitigating disability, not compensating for it.
Dr. Elizabeth Caron is an Osteopathic physician board certified in neuromusculoskeletal medicine, Osteopathic manipulative medicine, integrative medicine, and pain medicine. She has special interest in pediatrics, maternal care, and general practice. She has been extensively involved in teaching Osteopathic Medicine world-wide on the biodynamic faculty as well as teaching in the Academic setting at Good Samaritan and St. Barnabas hospitals and been on faculty at multiple Osteopathic colleges including being curriculum director at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine where she received her physician undergraduate training. Her residency was in the Bronx, NY at St. Barnabas Hospital. During her teaching and over 20 years of clinical practice she has treated Osteopathically: traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy, post concussive syndrome, ADHS, autism and more. She has a special interest in brain function and how that interfaces with Osteopathic clinical principles and practices.