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These resources are specially curated for all types of school professionals. Here you will find information regarding concussions in children and information on how to help children succeed after they've experienced a brain injury.

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CDC Online Concussion Training for School ProfessionalsThe HEADS UP to Schools: Online Concussion Training for School Professionals is designed to help classroom teachers (grades K-12), school administrators, paraprofessionals, teachers' aides, and other staff who work with students understand: 

  • How a concussion may affect a student’s learning, emotions, and behavior.
  • How to identify and monitor signs and symptoms of concussion.
  • How to help students successfully return to school and recover from a concussion.

This free training will take about 45-60 minutes to complete. It features easy-to-follow information with knowledge checks and illustrated case studies that showcase a variety of scenarios to help you apply the information presented and achieve the key learning objectives of the course.

Check out the CDC HEADS UP trainings on concussion: