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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2020 PRA Annual Presidents Message

President’s Annual Message 2020 As we close out 2020, I would like to take a few minutes to share with you some of the great things that we have been able to accomplish this unprecedented year, along with some of the strategic plans for the upcoming year.  The COVID-19 Pandemic has impacted so many families,…

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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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Plan to join us for the PRA PDI on April 15th and the April 14th evening Town Hall

PENNSYLVANIA REHABILITATION ASSOCIATION SAVE THE DATE! The 2020 PRA PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE Central Pennsylvania College, Summerdale, PA 17093 April 14, 2020 Pre-Conference Evening Event: 7 PM Town Hall: Cross Systems Business Engagement (Panel) April 15, 2020 Main Conference Overview ***We anticipate to offer 6.75 credits including some Ethics credits!*** The PRA PDI Committee is in…

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It is with great pleasure that the PRA Board and Executive Officers announce the appointment of Teresa Mussano Hearn  to fill a vacant 2020 Board-Member-at-Large position for Amy Moore, who is now our 2nd V.P.  Teresa will complete Amy’s 3 yr., term which ends Dec. 2021. Teresa’s appointment will be updated in the PRA 2020 roster of the Board to…

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100th Anniversary of the Vocational Rehabilitation Program

100th Anniversary of the Vocational Rehabilitation Program  This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Vocational Rehabilitation Program, which was the first federally funded program to assist people with disabilities who had not acquired their disabilities as a result of serving in the military.  The Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) will be celebrating 100 Years of…

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2019 PRA Annual Presidents Message

December 24, 2019 President’s Annual Message 2019 As we close out 2019, I would like to take a few minutes to share with you some of the great things that we have been able to accomplish this year, along with some of the strategic plans for the upcoming year. The year began for PRA with…

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MAR and JDP Professional Development Webinar is OPEN!

The 2020 NRA Mid-Atlantic Region (MAR) PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WEBINAR For Vocational Rehab Professionals FREE to MAR and JPD Members 1.0 CEU’S pending for CRCC and CESP January 29, 2020 Online at NOON – 1pm EST CLICK THE LINK BELOW to REGISTER TODAY https://www.123signup.com/register?id=rygpk SPACE IS LIMITED “The Voluntary Self-ID Form: Speak the Practical Language of…

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