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Brain Story Toolkit

The AFWI has a library of free resources for anyone to use and share. This is a selection of our most popular documents, videos, learning tools and more.

How Brains Are Built: Introducing the Brain Story

Palix Foundation | 2013-10-10

Get an introduction to the Brain Story in this accessible and engaging video. The... read more

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Brains: Journey to Resilience

Palix Foundation | 2017-11-30

Discover the science of resilience in this engaging and information-packed video. In... read more

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Brain Story Concepts: Serve & Return

Palix Foundation | 2014-06-30

Learn why early interactions between young children and their parents or caregivers... read more

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Brain Story Concepts: Learning Cards

Learn (and teach) the basic concepts of the Brain Story with these accessible... read more

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Brain Story Concepts: Brain Architecture

Palix Foundation | 2014-06-30

This video demonstrates the important relationship between brain development and... read more

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Brain Story and the Resilience Scale Framework

The Resilience Scale Framework is a three-part approach to applying the Resilience... read more

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Toxic Stress

Palix Foundation | 2014-06-30

This video explains how negative experiences in childhood can impose large costs on... read more

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Ressources En Français

Palix Foundation | 2020-02-25

Saiez-vous que plusieurs des ressources les plus populaires sont disponibles en... read more

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Nitsitapii Reziliency

Palix Foundation | 2019-06-27

In the midst of the opioid crisis, the Kainai community comes together to listen to... read more

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Life Coach: A Short, Silly Series About Addiction

Palix Foundation | 2015-04-01

Can laughs lead to learning? The AFWI teamed up with FrameWorks and some talented...

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Executive Function

Palix Foundation | 2014-06-25

This video discusses the importance of executive function, or the air traffic... read more

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Building Brains is Child's Play

Palix Foundation

This video message from the AFWI is a lighthearted call to action to seniors to...

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Brain Story Certification Course – Testimonial Videos

Palix Foundation | 2020-02-25

Find out how organizations across Alberta and across the world are using the Brain... read more

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Brain Architecture & Toxic Stress Posters

These accessible, visually engaging posters introduce the key Brain Story concepts... read more

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U.S. Surgeon General's Report on Addiction

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services | 2020-02-25

This Report takes a comprehensive look at the problem of addiction; covering topics... read more

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Harvard Working Papers

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