For further reference: Policy 310: Concussion Awareness, Prevention and Management.
Concussions are complex, costly injuries that school-age children and youth are at greater risk for than the general population. Young brains take longer to heal than adult brains and concussive injuries can permanently change the way a child or youth talks, walks, learns, works and interacts with others.
The North Vancouver School District has created this repository of concussion awareness resources, training tools, and external website links in an effort to provide parents/caregivers, students/athletes, coaches, and school professionals with the information and tools they may need to 1) have awareness of the seriousness of concussions, 2) recognize the value of concussion prevention, and 3) have effective concussion recognition, reporting and management procedures.
Awareness Training Tool (CATT), is a free, online resource that
can be used to
better understand concussion care. Developed by the BC Injury Research
and Prevention Unit at BC Children's Hospital and the University of
British Columbia (UBC), the Concussion Awareness Training Tool can be