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COPE: Concussion Outreach Prevention & Education


In partnership with the Brain Injury Association of New York State (BIANYS), the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association is offering COPE: Concussion Outreach Prevention & Education programming.

COPE will be presented in locations across the state, sessions are open to anyone engaged with student athletes – parents, athletes, athletic trainers, school administrators, educators, nurses, coaches, youth sports organizations. Participants will learn valuable information on how to prevent and manage concussions, to successfully reintegrate a concussed student into the classroom, and to safely return them to athletics.

Continuing Education Credit is available for participants.*

Upcoming Events:

We are currently scheduling more COPE presentations. Please check back later for the latest COPE presentations.

*NYSATA (BOC AP# P315) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 1 Category A hours/CEUs.

Continuing Education Credit is available for COPE presentations.  BIANYS is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s Office of the Professions as a provider for continuing competencies in the following areas: Social Work (#0539), Physical Therapy/ PT Assistants, Speech-Language Pathologist & Audiologists, and Occupational Therapy/ OT assistants. CBIS continuing education credit and Certificates of Attendance are also available.

Please direct any questions to Michelle Kellen, Professional Development Manager (BIANYS) at or 518-459-7911.

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