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Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (Concussion) Resources
The Colorado Department of Education would like to invite all family practice and pediatric practitioners to join together to talk about Brain Injury in the educational setting with the goal of improving the consistency in supports for all students experiencing brain injury.
March 7th, 2024, 12:00 PM MST
Dr. Mark Halstead will be presenting a 45-minute overview of current brain injury support in the educational setting.
New Concussion training is available for Health Techs, School Counselors and School Mental Health Professionals
This training will provide school level staff with the knowledge to help support students who sustain concussions. Register for the free raining using this Google form.
School district and BOCES level Brain Injury Consulting Team Training.
Training designed to help Colorado school districts to develop a comprehensive system of support for children with a mild to severe brain injury.
Online Learning Tips
Is your school virtually supporting a student with a Brain Injury? Checkout the BrainSTEPS tips for online learning.
Areas of Support
Concussion Action Team (CAT) Teleconference Meetings: Informal virtual meetings held bi-monthly to provide school professionals with an opportunity to ask questions, discuss challenges, share accomplishments, learn about new materials/research, and to connect with school professionals across Colorado. These meetings are provided by the Colorado Department of Education specifically for school professionals. For more information or to join the listserv contact Toni Grishman (email listed below).
Brain Injury - Health and Wellness
Provides support to Colorado school districts in developing a comprehensive system of support for children who have sustained a brain injury through the development of protocol and collaboration with community resources. This specifically includes technical assistance related to concussion management protocol, trainings, and facilitating collaboration across educational and community settings to ensure successful education and health outcomes for students.
For more information, please contact:
Toni Grishman, BSN, RN
To join the Brain Injury and/or Concussion list serves, please email Toni Grishman