Mental Health and the Athlete

The Saint Louis University Athletic Training Program and the Alpha Iota Chapter of Iota Tau Alpha present:

"Mental Health and the Athlete"
Monday, February 10, 2014
Wall Auditorium, Education Union, Saint Louis University Medical Center Campus
Parking is available in the East Hickory Garage at Theresa and Hickory Streets

Tim Neal, M.S., ATC, Assistant Athletics Director/Sports Medicine at Syracuse University
Tim Neal, M.S., ATC

At 6:30 p.m., the Saint Louis University Athletic Training Program will be hosting the annual Iota Tau Alpha Initiation ceremony. Folloing the initiation ceremony, at 7 p.m., there will be a presentation on "Mental Health and the Athlete" by Michael Ross, Ph.D., and Tim Neal, M.S., ATC.

Tim Neal is the Assistant Athletics Director/Sports Medicine at Syracuse University.
He chaired the 2013 NATA Recommendations in “Developing a Plan to Recognize and Refer Student-Athletes with Psychological Concerns at the Collegiate Level Consensus Statement”, and again is serving as chair of the NATA Consensus Statement, “Recommendations in Developing a Plan to Recognize and Refer Athletes with Psychological Concerns at the Secondary School”. He also authored the “Catastrophic Incident in Athletics” guideline, and authored revisions in the “Mental Health: Interventions for Intercollegiate Athletics” guideline in the NCAA Sports Medicine Handbook.

Tim Neal, M.S., ATC, Assistant Athletics Director/Sports Medicine at Syracuse University
Michael Ross, Ph.D.

Michael Ross, Ph.D., is a Professor and Director of Clinical Graduate Program in the Saint Louis University Department of Psychology.
He teaches Psychology of Sport and Injury in the SLU AT Program and serves as the Faculty Athletic Representative for the SLU Department of Athletics.

This event is open to the public. The Athletic Training Program requests that anyone who plans to attend, please complete the Google Form by Monday, February 3, 2014.

For more information, please contact the SLU Athletic Training Program at 314.977.8561.

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