Athletic Trainers' Society of New Jersey

ATSNJ and NJDOE Athletic Trainer Evaluation Tools

Over the past year, The Department of Education has worked with a team of accomplished professionals from the Athletic Trainers’ Society of New Jersey to develop an evaluation instrument that districts may choose to adopt.  While the Department does not require the use of these documents, it supports the ATSNJ in its efforts to promote the use of an evaluation tool that addresses the specific job responsibilities of athletic trainers. As the Department continues to develop guidance for staff members in specialized roles, it will continue to learn from the ATSNJ and its partner districts during their first year piloting this evaluation model.

Click this article to see three documents which describe and implement the process.

ATSNJ Annual Conference

The 30th Annual Athletic Trainers’ Society of New Jersey’s Conference and Meeting will be held on March 6th and 7th, 2016, at the Pines Manor in Edison, NJ. 

Athletic Trainers’ Society of New Jersey Applauds January Award Winners

January has been an exciting month for Athletic Trainers’ Society of New Jersey (ATSNJ) members. The month witnessed, certified, associate and student members alike bring recognition to the society for their outstanding work in the field of sports safety. Earlier this month, ATSNJ member Michael Prybicien (Henry Schein Award), student member Haley Anderson (HARTMANN USA Sports Medicine Scholarship), and longtime supporter of New Jersey athletic training Dr. R. Robert Franks, D.O. (Dr. David G.

National Athletic Training Month in NYC!

Join fellow members of the NATA in New York City in standing outside the studios of the Today Show and Good Morning American donning your institution's attire and carrying signs promoting and recognizing athletic trainers.  Let's join forces to fill the audience with fellow AT's and AT students to promote National Athletic Training  Month!

If you are interested in attending, please contact Lauren Stephenson at Lauren.Stephenson@stonybrook.edu by January 31st for more information.

Peddie School (Hightstown, NJ) Awarded 1st Team NATA Safe Sports School Award

Peddie School (Hightstown, NJ) is the recipient of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) 1st Team Safe Sports School award for its Falcons' athletic program. The award champions safety, recognizes secondary schools that provide safe environments for student-athletes, and reinforces the importance of providing the best level of care, injury prevention, and treatment.

The Athletic Trainers’ Society of New Jersey and JAG Physical Therapy Announce Continued Partnership

The Athletic Trainers’ Society of New Jersey and JAG Physical Therapy, a multi-center outpatient physical therapy company have moved forward with a continued partnership in support of the athletic training profession in the state of New Jersey. The two forces team up to strive for common goals which include education of the general public as to the role and function of the athletic trainer, encourage students to enter the Athletic Training profession and to provide sports care information to related health care organizations, to name a few.

ATSNJ Regional Meetings

Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization for the Athletic Trainer

Hosted By Ivy Rehab Physical Therapy in Partnership with the Athletic Trainers’ Society of NJ

Locations: Freehold, NJ May 9, 2015 9AM-12PM

Medford, NJ May 7, 2015 9AM-12PM

Approved course for 3 category A CEUs

Cost: Free for ATSNJ Members/$25.00 for non-members    

Register online based on the location you will be attending.

ATSNJ Southern Region Meeting 4/23/2015

The ATSNJ Southern Region is hosting a CEU event on Thursday, April 23rd at 9am.  The topic is Concussion Rehab: A Team Approach,  This event will be held at the Ivy Rehab facility in Mt Laurel, NJ.

This event is free for ATSNJ Members and $25 for non-members.  Please visit the registration website for more information.

Online Registration

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March 31- Athletic Training Month Resource of the Day

Today brings a close to athletic training month and the athletic training month tips of the day.  At the ATSNJ, we are committed to sports safety so be sure to continue to visit our website as your main resource for sport safety tips and athletic training news.

If you read a tip that you found useful you can always come back to read it.  All tips for March 2015 athletic training month at http://atsnj.org/tags/tip-day

March 20 - Athletic Training Month Resource of the Day

Reminder: March is Brain Injury Awareness Month
 
Coaches, athletes  and parents can play an active role in keeping their children injury-free. http://newbrunswick.patch.com/articles/march-is-brain-injury-awareness-month-1866dac3
 
Use the various resources available on the ATSNJ website to best educate, prevent and manage concussions.
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