REGISTER NOW for the PRA Annual PDI!

2022 PDI Register Now-FINAL 2022 Pennsylvania Rehabilitation Association- Virtual Professional Development Institute Join us for this exciting VIRTUAL  one-day annual educational event, targeted to rehabilitation professionals, employers, educators, counselors, and disability related organizations to enhance their professional growth and skills.  Click Link above (2022 PDI Register Now- Final) for Event Agenda and Keynote Speaker Bio’s. …

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2022 PRA Annual Presidents Message

February 1, 2022 As we begin a new year, I would like to take a few minutes to share with you some of the great things we have been able to accomplish in 2021 along with some of the strategic plans for 2022. The COVID-19 Pandemic continues to impact so many families, organizations and business…

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Register Now! October Lunch & Learn: NDEAM Employer Panel

Please consider joining us for the PRA Lunch & Learn on October 13, 2021 from 12:00pm-1:00pm.  To register, email jradick@pa.gov to ask to be put on the list and participate in the Lunch & Learn.  The Zoom Link will be sent on Tuesday 10/12/2021 in advance of the webinar. “NDEAM (National Disability Employment Awareness Month) Employer…

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Bender Consulting Services, Inc. Mourns the Passing of Bender President, Mary Brougher

August 13, 2021 Contact: Sherry Lapaglia (412) 787-8567 PRESS RELEASE Bender Consulting Services, Inc. Mourns the Passing of Bender President, Mary Brougher It is with great sadness and loss that Bender Consulting Services announces the passing of Bender President and lifelong disability rights advocate, Mary Brougher. Over these past few days, Mary was doing one…

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REGISTER NOW for the May Lunch & Learn: Intro to Mental Health First Aid

Introduction to Mental Health First Aid on May 12, 2021 12:00pm-1:00pm.  Why Mental Health First Aid?  Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.  This Lunch & Learn is an introduction to this 8-hour training that gives you the skills you need…

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REGISTER NOW for the 2021 PRA Virtual PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE

Register Now for the 2021 PRA Virtual Professional Development Institute April 14, 2021 8:00am-4:30pm Registration Link: https://www.123signup.com/register?id=kxmfm The PRA PDI Committee is in current conversation on topics covering: OVR State of Affairs and Employment First Compassion Fatigue: Realities, Remedies and Ethical Considerations Enhancing Employability Following Traumatic Brain Injury: Ethical Considerations, Services, Strategies, and Resources Historically…

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Virtual Lunch & Learn! Digital Accessibility-An Introductory Discussion for Employers and VR Professionals 

YOU’RE INVITED!  PRA’s 2021 Lunch & Learn Debut  Digital Accessibility: An Introductory Discussion for Employers and VR Professionals  Wednesday 02/24/2021  12:00-1:15 pm  REGISTER HERE https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/574239051871935755 SPACE IS LIMITED   Audience: PRA Members, Businesses and VR Guests  Google searches for the term, “digital accessibility” rose over 400% in 2019;  Global Pandemic and “Stay at Home” Orders sent tens of thousands…

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Remembering Former PRA Member Rose Higby

Rose Higby of Holland, PA died peacefully at home after a long and courageous battle with cancer on Saturday, December 26, 2020.  She was 67 years old.  Rose was an active member of the Pennsylvania Rehabilitation Association, a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, and was awarded the Charles L Eby award for Administration in 2009 from the…

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