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Volunteer Coaches SAFETY Clinic Schedule

Clinician's Workshop Schedule

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clinician workshopThe Clinician's Workshop is a "train-the-trainer" program designed to teach recreation directors and youth sports administrators the fundamentals of conducting the Rutgers SAFETY Clinic - Sports Awareness for Educating Today's Youth. The Curriculum for the award-winning Rutgers SAFETY Clinic is based upon the Minimum Standards for Volunteer Coaches' Safety Orientation and Training Skills Program (N.J.A.C. 5:52) developed by the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports.

The Clinician's Workshop is designed for adult learners and will cover:

  • Administration/Teaching Tools & Techniques
  • The Rutgers SAFETY Clinic Lesson Plans

Following attendance at the Clinician's Workshop, instructor candidates must pass a take-home exam (minimum passing score of 90%) to become eligible to teach the clinic. Thereafter, Clinicians must teach the clinic at least once/year to retain their certification.


Individuals attending the Clinician's Workshop receive:

  • The Rutgers SAFETY Clinic on Flash drive 
  • The Clinician's Manual (4th edition)
  • The Coach's Reference Manual (4th edition)
  • .5 Continuing Education Units (CEU)
  • The Rutgers SAFETY Clinic Certification Card
  • Clinician's Polo - mailed following successful completion of exam.

By attending the Clinician's Workshop and satisfactorily completing a take-home exam, recreation directors and youth sports administrators are able to conduct the three-hour, Rutgers SAFETY Clinic in their community.

Coach's Packets

Use the pdf Coach's Packet Order Form to obtain packets in advance of your next Rutgers SAFETY Clinic.

Workshop Schedule

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Check out the latest with the Youth Sports Research Council 

The Sports Council is proud to announce the development of our 5th Edition of our SAFETY Course. We have worked with professionals distinguished in their fields to upgrade and redesign the course based upon the most current research dealing with youth sports. We plan to launch the new edition in January of 2018.

With the new 5th Edition SAFETY Course being released in January 2018, Clinicians will need to be taught how to instruct the new course. Returning Clinicians and Aspiring Clinicians Click Here to view schedule for the Workshops.

Volunteer Coaches

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Loree Gym, Room 060

New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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