The Network for Safe Sport and Recreation in NB, through its partners has announced September 29 2021 as “Concussion Awareness Day” in New Brunswick.

FREE Concussion Awareness Webinar:

In partnership with the Network for Safe Sport and Recreation NB, we are proud to bring you this FREE webinar on Concussion Awareness, presented by the New Brunswick Network for Safe Sport & Recreation.

This webinar will be presented with simultaneous translation in English and French. We encourage you to participate in the language of your choice. This session is a safe and inclusive learning space. There will be time for a Q&A period, and we encourage you to come ready for an engaged discussion.

Join us on September 29 2021, “Concussion Awareness Day in New Brunswick” for a panel discussion with New Brunswick’s sport and medical experts. We will discuss the latest in concussion research and protocols, risk reduction strategies, and athlete and coach perspectives.

Panelists:

  • Stephanie Cowle, Parachute Canada
  • Sabrina Durepos, Paralympian & Coach, Wheelchair Basketball
  • Richard Louis, Trauma NB

This session is worth 1 PD point for coaches towards their Maintenance of Certification cycle. If you are a coach in New Brunswick with an NCCP profile, please provide your NCCP # and we will credit your account.

Register on Eventbrite by clicking here.

 

Resources

For information on concussion in sport prevention and management, visit:

Canadian Guideline on Concussion in Sport

This Guideline from Parachute takes the best information we have about concussion from research and from Canadian experts and uses it to help Canadians understand the best way to recognize and manage concussions. It covers the seven areas of a comprehensive concussion protocol, from pre-season education through return-to-sport.

Concussion Ed App

This free mobile application from Parachute provides Canadians with essential concussion information on the go.

We Are Headstrong Toolkit

This toolkit from the Sport Information Resource Centre (SIRC) includes links to educational resources and marketing materials for the We Are Headstrong campaign, such as videos, posters and social media content.

NCCP Making Head Way in Sport

This free e-Learning series from the Coaching Association of Canada is designed to help coaches gain the knowledge and skills required to ensure the safety of their athletes.

Concussion Awareness Training Tool (CATT)

This resource from the BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit offers learning modules and additional resources for medical professionals, coaches, parents, school professionals, players/participants, and workers/workplaces.

NB Trauma Program – Concussion Recognition

The NB Trauma Program has designed posters and promotional material to display around schools and sport complexes, in order to help youth identify potential concussions.

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Our partners for the 2021 Concussion Awareness Day in New Brunswick:

Sport New Brunswick

Recreation NB

New Brunswick Interscholastic Athletic Association

New Brunswick Physical Education Society

Trauma NB Program