NATA District Nine Representative - ATs Care Commission

District Nine Representative on the NATA ATs Care Commission

Must have CISM certification and have served on a state team. 

District Nine is looking for a representative to serve on the NATA ATs Care Commission and serve as the SEATA ATs Care Committee Chair. The ATs Care program is designed to offer crisis management training opportunities for athletic trainers dealing with the aftermath of a critical incident. The mission of the ATs Care Committee is to aid ATs and AT students who have been through a critical incident by utilizing a peer-to peer-system to assist, monitor and encourage these individuals to seek initial support through state or regional ATs Care teams. The committee is composed of ten district representatives, four at-large members, a commission chair and a clinical director. The commission term will last 5 years beginning in June 2021 with ability to renew for an additional three years following June 2026.


Specific requirements include:

  • 5 years of certified AT experience

  • Completion of (or commitment to complete) ICISF’s Assisting Individuals in Crisis and/or Group Crisis Intervention Training

  • Recommended: Completion of ICISF’s Advanced Assisting Individuals in Crisis and/or Group Crisis Intervention Training

  • Recommended: Completion of ICISF’s Assisting Individuals in Crisis and/or Group Crisis Intervention Training

  • Participate on scheduled committee conference calls

  • Attend an in-person committee meeting at the Joint Committee Meeting

  • Candidates must be in possession of an NPI number and a certified or retired certified member in good standing with the NATA.


Expectations of the SEATA District Representative Role:

  • Participate on scheduled committee conference calls at the national level

  • Coordinate and schedule committee conference calls at the district level

  • Provide support and be a conduit of communication between the National Office and the SEATA State Team Coordinators

  • Plan and execute an annual refresher and PASS for the SEATA ATs Care Team

  • Secure and maintain a clinical director relationship for the SEATA ATs Care Program

  • Attend an in-person committee meeting at the Joint Committee Meeting

  • Fulfill the charge of the committee under the direction of the chair.

  • Attend meetings, participate in conference calls and complete work assignments within time frames established by the committee chair.

  • Remain up-to-date on events and circumstances affecting the committee and those it serves.

 

Expectations of all committee members:

  • Attend online meetings, conference calls, the NATA Joint Committee Meeting (January) and annual in-person meetings in conjunction with the convention.

  • Contribute to discussions at scheduled meetings, having read the agenda and all background support materials relevant to the meeting.

  • Openly debate issues without making personal attacks.

  • Promote what is best for the entire committee and for the profession, not my personal agenda.

  • Participate in the annual Volunteer Experience survey.

  • Represent the NATA and my group in a positive and supportive manner at all times.

  • Avoid conflicts of interest between my position as an NATA volunteer and my personal and professional life. When necessary, I shall declare a conflict of interest and abstain from both the discussion and voting of any matter in which I have a personal or business interest. A conflict of interest is defined as any social, professional or economic relationship with individuals or the matter at hand that could affect my judgment and result in an outcome that might not reflect the best interests of the NATA and/or my group.

  • Support in a positive manner all actions taken by the committee, even when I am in a minority position on such actions.

 

Conflict of Interest

Committee members avoid conflicts of interest between the position as an NATA volunteer and the member's personal and professional life. When necessary, members declare a conflict of interest and abstain from both the discussion and voting of any matter in which the member has a personal or business interest. (A conflict of interest is defined as any social, professional or economic relationship with individuals or the matter at hand that could affect one's judgment and result in an outcome that might not reflect the best interests of the NATA and/or the committee.)

Intellectual Property

Work and materials developed, created or written—as a committee, work group, or board member, or in any other volunteer capacity for NATA—shall be deemed work-for-hire under copyright, intellectual property, and other laws. NATA is granted sole and exclusive ownership of all such work. Committee members waive all claims and/or so-called “moral rights” to the work, and assign these rights to NATA.

All interested members are asked to please email your letter of interest as to why you would like to be on the committee applying for along with your qualifications & resume to Director Brunett @ director@seata.org.   Deadline for applicants to submit is Friday, November 13, 2020.

                                                                                                      

All newly selected members will begin shadowing the sitting committee member and participate on committee calls beginning January 1, 2021. Terms will begin at the June 2021 Convention in Orlando.

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