Prevent, Detect, Treat: RWJBarnabas Health New Jersey State Concussion Summit

In honor of Brain Injury Awareness Month, please save the date for the Spring Seminar sponsored by The Matthew J. Morahan III Health Assessment Center for Athletes.  

Offering 4.5 CEU’s to Athletic Trainers

Core topics will include:

  • Active Recovery Progression
  • Academic Progression
  • Pillars of Concussion Management
  • Athletic Training Room Approach for Treatment and Prescription
  • Behavioral Congnetive Effects Post-Concussion

Learning Objectives

  • Evaluation based approaches through education to define treatment, intervention and diagnosis of acute concussion.
  • Knowledge of the latest approaches recommended for early intervention through a prescriptive approach for academic and active recovery post-concussion.
  • Application of acute movement based technique and assessment to define symptoms for developing an appropriate plan of care for brain injury healing.
  • Analysis of approaches for acute concussion recovery through identification of causal relationships between acute concussion pillars for comparison.



  • Jason Krystofiak, MD, CAQSM, Primary Care Sports Medicine, RWJBarnabas Health; Director, Sports Medicine, Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center; Director, RWJBarnabas Health Matthew J. Morahan III Health Assessment Center for Athletes; Rutgers Athletics Team Physician; Sky Blue FC Medical Director/Team Physician; Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health, Rutgers - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Peter Economou, PhD, ABPP, Board Certified Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy; Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC)-AASP; Associate Professor, Rutgers Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology
  • Diana Toto, MS, Director, RWJBarnabas Health The Matthew J. Morahan III Health Assessment Center for Athletes, Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center
  • Michael Heitzman II, PT, DPT, Physical Therapist Supervisor, Sports and Orthopedic Rehabilitation, Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center
  • Joy Melendez, MSW, Director of Education and Outreach, Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey
  • Thomas Grady, MPA, DTM, Director, Advocacy & Public Affairs, Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey
  • Cathlyn Corrado, PT, DPT, Pediatric Rehabilitation, Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Center Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center

There is no fee to attend this seminar and lunch will be provided.

The Matthew J. Morahan III Health Assessment Center for Athletes is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers. Provider ID P10032.

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West Long Branch, NJ 07764

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