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SFA to host "Exercising Your Brain" workshop

June 8, 2011 - SFA Public Affairs

NACOGDOCHES, Texas-The Stephen F. Austin State University School of Social Work and the University of Texas Medical Branch East Texas Geriatric Education Consortium will host Susan Chandler as she presents "Exercising Your Brain: An Informative Session and Brain Work-Out for Healthy Aging" on Wednesday, June 22.

Chandler is a licensed professional counselor and Brain Gym instructor. The day-long workshop will focus on improving concentration and focus, memory, physical coordination, academics and more. Other speakers include Dr. Maria De Leon, M.D.; Dr. Nora Vivas, linguist; Wilma Cordova, assistant professor of social work at SFA; and Linda Johnson.

The event will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the SFA School of Social Work Building, 420 E. Starr Street, room 201, and lunch will be provided. Seven hours of continuing education credits will be available for social workers.

The presentation is free and open to the public; however, seating is limited to 25 participants. For reservations or more information, call (936) 468-6613 or (936) 468-5105.