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

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

Continuing Education Credit is available for participants.*


February 26, 2024: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm:
(Snow Date: February 27)

Ardsely Middle School
700 Ashford Avenue
Ardsely, NY 10502

View event flier here.

Register here: https://bit.ly/46XEjpL


March 5, 2024: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm:

Potsdam High School
29 Leroy Street
Potsdam, NY 13676

View event flier here.

Location instructions can be found here.

Register here: https://bit.ly/3RXwzyB


March 11, 2024: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm:

Hofstra University
Barbara and Donald Zucker School of Medicine
500 Hofstra Boulevard
Hempstead, NY 11549

View event flier here.

Register here: https://bit.ly/4712PpS


March 13, 2024: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm:

New York City – VIRTUAL

View event flier here.

Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_cYMPkGgbRIag6x1rNMbHzQ

*An email will be sent via Zoom after registration.


March 19, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm:

Stony Brook University
Charles B. Wang Center, Lecture Hall 1
100 Circle Road
Stony Brook, NY 11794

View event flier here.

Register here: https://bit.ly/3NOzLeM


*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.

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 1Category A hours/CEUs

Please direct any questions to Michelle Kellen, Professional Development Manager at [email protected] or 518-459-7911.