It is remarkable to note what has been accomplished by our Team since 2010. The hard metrics such as number of publications and presentations are impressive, but even more impressive are the things that are difficult to measure: the quality of the relationships that have developed among Team members, the ideas that have emerged after conversations with each other, the opportunities for trainees and the strong engagement of knowledge users throughout, demonstrating truly integrated knowledge translation.
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- To strengthen child and youth injury surveillance, research and prevention.
- To engage end-users and stakeholders at all appropriate stages of planning and execution of the child and youth injury prevention research program.
- To deliver superior and strategic training and mentorship opportunities in child and youth injury prevention for trainees and new investigators.
- To foster excellence in communication and encourage engagement through the development of a Canadian Child and Youth Injury Prevention Web Portal (Atlas) and Dashboard.
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The NEW Concussion Awareness Training Tool (CATT) for Parents, Players & Coaches is now available online. This free online tool is now available as a resource for up-to-date educational training on the recognition, management and prevention of concussions. The CATT plays a vital role in supporting coaches, parents and players to take the necessary steps to prevent long term consequences of a concussion and to understand the effects and treatment should such an injury occur.
This new resource also contains a QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR DOCTOR form as well as a SMARTPHONE/IPAD FILLABLE – CONCUSSION RESPONSE TOOL, to assist parents/coaches to immediately record the necessary information they need to be able to convey to their physician or if a coach, to the parents. The training tool is easy to use, only takes minutes and everyone can access it online.
To access this free resource visit: ppc.cattonline.com