Center for BrainHealth Researchers Confirm Improvement in First Responders’ Brain Health After Shortened Training Protocol
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Sandra Bond Chapman, PhD
Chief Director Dee Wyly Distinguished Professor, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences Co-Leader, The BrainHealth Project
Jennifer Zientz, MS, CCC-SLP
Deputy Director of Programs and Head of Clinical Services
This article presents preliminary evidence on the efficacy of SMART™ training when it is administered over a condensed time frame.
Take a scientific approach to leadership development. Our brains are adaptable and trainable, driven by how we engage every day. In the same way that we can improve our bodies through physical fitness, we can increase our focus, creativity and mental efficiency with targeted strategies and healthy brain habits.
The Rockwall Police Department has implemented a new training program for officers and supervisors. Led by Center for BrainHealth clinicians, this unique SMART Training program focuses on brain health and performance, including critical decision-making skills essential to the work of first responders.