Current Research Studies

Concussion - Concussion Health Improvement Program (CHIP Study)

Condition or Therapy:



Adolescent Medicine

What is the goal of this study?

Researchers at Seattle Children's are studying which types of skills-building sessions help youth with prolonged concussion symptoms recover.

Researchers are also studying whether it's better to teach skills to youth, parents or both

Who can join the study?

  • Participants between 11 to 18 years old
  • Had a concussion and are not feeling better
  • Speaks English or Spanish

Children playing in the park, being healthy.

What will happen if my child takes part in this study?

  • Randomly chosen to receive skills coaching sessions over Zoom or to continue with usual care
  • Youth and a parent or caregiver fill out online surveys at 5-time points
  • All study activities are done remotely
  • Youth will be compensated up to $220
  • Parent/caregiver will be compensated up to $120
  • The study length is 12 months
  • Taking part in the study is voluntary

Friends discussing childhood issues.

Who can I contact for more information?

If interested in enrolling, please fill out the following survey:REDCap Link

Questions? Please call 206-884-5809 or email

Study Location(s):


Principal Investigator:

Dr. Sara Chrisman