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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https://marylandrehabassociation.org/event/mra-lunchtime-learning-series-race-rehab-part-iii-the-minority-experience-a-panel-discussion-2020-12-14-9/register

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Mid-Atlantic Region seeking Candidates for Officers Nominations

Call for Nominations Mid-Atlantic Region Pennsylvania-Maryland-Delaware-DC-West Virginia National Rehabilitation Association The Mid-Atlantic Region National Rehabilitation Association is seeking candidates for election for the following three positions:   President Elect Treasurer Secretary   If you or a colleague, who is a member of the Mid-Atlantic Region – National Rehabilitation Association, is interested in an opportunity for…

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PRA Board Statement on Racial Injustice June 2020

For 8 minutes and 46 seconds the world watched as George Floyd was  killed. We cannot unseen what we saw, and we cannot go back to a world where systemic racism exists; and is tolerated and ignored. George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and Travon Martin are a few of the many African-Americans that have…

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PRA provides members links to free and low cost Continuing Ed courses

We at PRA will continue our efforts to bring valuable resources to our members. Along with our annual PDI, please consider the following links to obtain CEUs related to our profession. We hope you stay safe and well during this challenging national emergency of COVID-19. Please feel free to reach out to us with any…

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PRA is acting in an abundance of caution and is canceling the 2020 PDI, scheduled to be held on April 14-15, 2020.

The Pennsylvania Rehabilitation Association (PRA) has been monitoring developments over the past few weeks, including the recent announcements of an increase in positive cases of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Pennsylvania. In accordance with other State and local Conferences, PRA is acting in an abundance of caution and is canceling the 2020 PDI, scheduled…

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