Putting Our Heads Together: Updates and Refreshers for School-based Concussion Management

  • 28 Jan 2021
  • 25 Feb 2021
  • 2 sessions
  • 28 Jan 2021, 4:00 PM 5:00 PM (EST)
  • 25 Feb 2021, 4:00 PM 5:00 PM (EST)
  • ZOOM

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Two-Part Thursday Series:  FREE to NHSNA Members
January 28th &February 25th
Time: 4:00-5:00 pm
2.0 Contact Hours

Sponsored by the Brain Injury Association of NH

Did you know that school districts are now required to have a Return to Learn Concussion Plan in place?

RSA 200:63 Head Injuries; Return to Learning Policy and Plan. –
I. The department of education shall collaborate with the Brain Injury Association of New Hampshire to develop a concussion and traumatic brain injury return to learning policy and plan for school districts. The plan shall include a recommendation on school-based concussion and brain injury in-service training.
II. The school board of each school district shall adopt a concussion and traumatic brain injury return to learning policy school education program.

Source. 2020, 38:16, eff. Sept. 27, 2020.

Presented by:
Dr. Jonathan D. Lichtenstein DHMC 

Dr. Lichtenstein is the Director of Pediatric Neuropsychological Services at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, where he oversees the outpatient service and participation in multiple interdisciplinary clinics. Dr. Lichtenstein also serves as a consultant to concussion management programs at high schools and colleges in New Hampshire, including Dartmouth College Athletics. He is the co-director of Concussion Chalk Talk, a grant-funded school-based concussion management program, which places an emphasis on returning to learn. 

January 28th:  Putting Our Heads Together: updates and refreshers on school-based concussion management. Will include information  on mandated Return to learn legislation.

February 25th: Head Games - Post- Concussion Syndrome in Adolescents

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