We are grateful to many individuals and organizations for their assistance.
First, we would like to thank the National Collegiate Athletic Association and the Department of Defense for their financial support and helpful suggestions pertaining to the development of the Peer Concussion Education Program. Also, we would like to thank Emily Kroshus, ScD. and Kevin McCarthy, Ph.D. for their suggestions and assistance with program evaluation. In addition, we are grateful to Sister Carol Jean Vale, SSJ. Ph.D., President, Wolfgang Natter, Ph.D., Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty, Cheryll Rothery, Psy.D., ABPP, Associate Professor and Chairperson of the Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology and all of Chestnut Hill College for their support. We would also like to thank the Department of Athletics of Chestnut Hill College and the student-athletes from the Women’s Soccer and Men’s Lacrosse teams for their participation in the program. Helpful suggestions regarding adapting the program for use with military service personnel were provided by Scott Livingston, Ph.D. from the Department of Defense and LaToya L Small, MS, LT, MSC, USN, a doctoral student at Chestnut Hill College. Legal advice was provided by Christina Abbott, Esq. Finally, we would like to thank Chelsea Farren, M.Ed. and Kristin Floyd for their expertise and assistance with developing the online manual.