Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association and Foundation

Online Learning

Online learning opportunities offered through the Academy for Psychiatric Rehabilitate and Recovery provide you and your colleagues with the perfect opportunity to hear from well-respected experts and receive the tools and resources needed to excel as an individual, a team, and a community, while earning continuing education contact hours.
 

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Our list of online learning opportunities are listed by competency area in an effort to support individuals seeking to obtain a PRA credential or those looking to recertify. Topics will also benefit others in the mental health field including social workers, counselors, psychologists, psychiatrists, educators and more. Please use the list below to find topics specific to the area where you are seeking to enhance your own professional knowledgebase.

Interpersonal compentcies: These trainings focus on skills needed to communicate, collaborate, engage and facilitate relationships.
Professional Role: Trainings listed in this category will focus on the knowledge and skill practitioners needs to provide evidence-based and emerging best practices.
Ethics: An important component of ones professional role, trainings in this category will focus specifically on ensuring ethical practice.
Community Integration: These learning opportunities will focus on ensuring that practitioners have the skills needed to assist individuals receiving services in their community of choice.
Assessment, Planning and Outcomes: In order to assist individuals in setting and achieving their goals, practitioners must be able to assess and identify the strengths and interests of thse they service. Courses in this domain will help to ensure success for both the practitioner and the recipient of service.
Strategies for Facilitating Recovery & Resiliency: These training topics will focus on the skills needed to assist individuals in reaching their personal goals. The focus will be on alternative approaches to engagement, outreach techniques and relapse prevention.
Systems Competencies: In order to combat stigma and discrimination, practitioners must have a working knowledge of the systems and services available in their communities. These trainings will focus on advocacy, inclusion and integration for individuals receiving psychiatric rehabilitation services.
Supporting Health and Wellness: The evidence shows that their is a direct connection between physical and mental health. These trainings will go even deeper to focus on the importance of mind, body and spirit connections to assist individuals in developing and sustaining a wellness lifestyle. .
Transition-Age Youth Services:
The transition-age youth population for the purpose of PRA certification is defined as individuals between the ages of 14 - 24 years. Training topics will focus on the unique needs of this population including communication style, child/family dynamics and the transition from children’s to adults mental health systems and services.
 



ADVOCACY: Taking Action Now to Improve Systems, Services and Lives
Date: Available on-demand through December 30, 2017 (Live webinar recorded July 23, 2014)
Faculty: Kathy Muscari, PhD, NCC, CRC, CPRP, BCC
Continuing Education: 1.5 contact hours
Competency Area: Systems

Assessment Best Practices for the Recovery-Oriented Practitioner
Date: Available on-demand through December 30, 2017 (Live webinar recorded May 21,2014)
Faculty: Deborah B. Pitts, PhD, OTR/L, BCMH, CPRP and Stephanie Hayes, MA, OTR
Continuing Education: 1.5 contact hours
Competency Area: Assessment, Planning, and Outcomes

Assisting Persons with Co-Occurring Substand Use Disorders to Prevent Relapse
Date: Available on-demand through January 6, 2017 (Live webinar recorded January 7, 2014)
Faculty: Lisa Schmidt, PhD, CPRP
Continuing Education: 1.5 contact hours
Competency Area: Supporting Health & Wellness

Childhood Trauma Across the Lifespan, Treatment and the Impact on Providers
Date: Available on-demand through September 30, 2018
Faculty: Stacy Farber, LCSW and Kristen Malora, PsyD
Continuing Education: 5 contact hours
Competency Area: Strategies for Facilitating Recovery

Emerging Leadership: The Intrinsic Rewards Repertoire
Date: Available on-demand through December 30, 2017 (Live webinar recorded July 29, 2017)
Faculty: Mat Constanzo, CPRP
Continuing Education: 1.5 contact hours
Competency Area: Professional Role

Engaging (while not Enraging) Youth and Young Adults
Date: Available on-demand through October 25, 2019 (Live webinar recorded October 25, 2016)
Faculty: Wayne Munchel, LCSW
Continuing Education: 1.5 contact hour
Competency Area: Transition-Age Youth Services

Ethics: Being Your Best and Staying Out of Trouble
Date: Available on-demand through September 30, 2018
Faculty: Kevin J. Drab, MEd, MA
Continuing Education: 5 contact hours
Competency Area: Ethics

Ethics in Mental Health Recovery Practice
Date: Available on-demand through December 30, 2017 (Live webinar recorded May 6, 2014)
Faculty: Melanie Kinley, BA
Continuing Education: 1.5 contact hours
Competency Area: Ethics

Ethics in Psychiatric Rehabilitation: Doing Our Best, At Our Best
Date: Available on-demand through December 30, 2017 (Live webinar recorded April 1, 2014)
Faculty: Dave Selden, ACSW, LICSW
Continuing Education: 1.5 contact hours
Competency Area: Ethics

Integrating Health and Wellness Into Psychiatric Rehabilitation Programs
Date: Available on-demand through December 30, 2017 (Live webinar recorded October 29, 2013)
Faculty: Lisa Razzano, PhD, CPRP
Continuing Education: 1.5 contact hours
Competency Area: Supporting Health & Wellness

Interventions for Psychiatric Rehabilitation: The Jobs of Practitioners for the Work of Recovery
Date: Available on-demand through December 30, 2017 (Live webinar recorded March 27, 2014)
Faculty: Steve LaMaster, MA, CPRP
Continuing Education: 1.5 contact hours
Competency Area: Strategies for Facilitating Recovery

Leadership Overview: Key Elements of TAY Systems of Care
Date: Available on-demand through October 4, 2019 (Live webinar recorded October 4, 2016)
Faculty: Wayne Munchel, LCSW
Continuing Education: 1.5 contact hour
Competency Area: Transition-Age Youth Services

Motivational Interviewing
Date: Available on-demand through January 4, 2018
Faculty: Robert Chapman, PhD
Continuing Education: 5 contact hours
Competency Area: Interpersonal Competencies 

Nutraceuticals Supporting Recovery: The Emerging Science
Date: Available on-demand through December 30, 2017 (Live webinar recorded October 28, 2014)
Faculty: Sharon Young, PhD and Mary Strickland Kreider, MS, CIHC, CTTS
Continuing Education: 1.5 contact hours
Competency Area: Supporting Health & Wellness

Providing Trauma Informed Care for Youth and Young Adults
Date: Available on-demand through October 25, 2019 (Live webinar recorded October 25, 2016)
Faculty: Wayne Munchel, LCSW
Continuing Education: 1.5 contact hour
Competency Area: Transition-Age Youth Services

Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Elderly Persons with Psychiatric Disorders
Date: Available on-demand through December 30, 2017 (Live webinar recorded December 4, 2013)
Faculty: Ron Comer, DSW, Chair of the Behavioral Health Counseling Department of Drexel University
Continuing Education: 1.5 contact hours
Competency Area: Supporting Health & Wellness

Psychophamacology for the Rehabilitation Pracitioner
Date: Available on-demand through September 30, 2018
Faculty: Kevin J. Drab, MEd, MA
Continuing Education: 5 contact hours
Competency Area: Strategies for Facilitating Recovery

Psychosis Sucks! Working with Young Adults Experiencing Severe Distress
Date: Available on-demand through February 28, 2020 (Live webinar recorded February 28, 2017)
Faculty: Wayne Munchel, LCSW
Continuing Education: 1.5 contact hour
Competency Area: Transition-Age Youth Services

Recovery and Rehabilitation in Culture: How would we know it if we saw it?
Date: Available on-demand through December 30, 2017 (Live webinar recorded March 20, 2014)
Faculty: Laurene Finley, PhD
Continuing Education: 1.5 contact hours
Competency Area: Interpersonal Competencies 

Recovery Through Community Membership
Date: Available on-demand through December 30, 2017
Faculty: Dennis Rice, MEd and Michael Seibold, MA
Continuing Education: 1.5 contact hours
Competency Area: Community Integration 

Serious Career Development for Youth with Serious Mental Health Conditions
Date: Available on-demand through February 21, 2020 (Live webinar recorded February 21, 2017)
Faculty: Wayne Munchel, LCSW
Continuing Education: 1.5 contact hour
Competency Area: Transition-Age Youth Services

Sexual Wellness in Psychiatric Rehabilitation Settings
Date: Available on-demand through December 30, 2017 (Live webinar recorded November 19, 2013)
Faculty: Nicole J. Pashka, MS, CRC, CPRP
Continuing Education: 1.5 contact hours
Competency Area: Supporting Health & Wellness

Social Determinants of Health
Date:  Available On-Demand through January 30, 2018
Faculty:  Lisa Razzano, PhD, CPRP and Lupita Pivaral, MA
Continuing Education:  1 contact hour
Competency Area: Supporting Health & Wellness

Suicide: Understanding, Preventing and Coping wiht the Devestating Aftermath
Date: Available on-demand through September 30, 2018
Faculty: Karen Durbin, PhD, LPC, ACS
Continuing Education: 5 contact hours
Competency Area: Interpersonal Competencies 

Supported Education
Date: Available on-demand through September 30, 2018
Faculty: Cortney Joly-Lowdermilk, MSEd
Continuing Education: 5 contact hours
Competency Area: Community Integration 

Taking the Lead: Beginner Group Facilitator Training for Inpatieitn Psychiatric Unit Staff
Date: Available on-demand through December 30, 2017 (Live webinar recorded May 27, 2014)
Faculty: Alexander Biondolillo, Phd
Continuing Education: 1.5 contact hours
Competency Area: Professional Role

The Intersection of Mental Illness and the Criminal Justice System: What have we learned?
Recorded: Wednesday, October 19,2016
Date: Available on-demand through December 30, 2017
Faculty: Amy Watson, PHD; Professor, Jane Addams College of Social Work, University of Illinois at Chicago
Continuing Education: 1.5 contact hours
Competency Area: Community Integration 

The Power of Feedback
Date: Available on-demand through December 30, 2017 (Live webinar recorded August 20,2014)
Faculty: Mark DeBord, LCSW
Continuing Education: 1.5 contact hours
Competency Area: Professional Role

The Top 10 Things Emerging Leaders Should Know and Do
Date: Available on-demand through December 30, 2017 (Live webinar recorded April 17, 2014)
Faculty: William Anthony, PhD
Continuing Education: 1.5 contact hours
Competency Area: Professional Role

Two Case Studies in Evolving Ethics: Incorporating What we've Learned from Service with the HIV/AIDS Community and from the Inclusion of Peer Providers in the Workforce
Date: Available on-demand through December 30, 2017 (Live webinar recorded July 31, 2014)
Faculty: Andrew Bernstein, PhD, CPRP
Continuing Education: 1.5 contact hours
Competency Area: Ethics

Unexplored Terrain: The Role of Religion and Spirituality in Recovery
Date: Available on-demand through December 30, 2017 (Live webinar recorded September 18, 2014)
Faculty: Nancy Kehoe, RSCJ, PhD
Continuing Education: 1.5 contact hours
Competency Area: Supporting Health & Wellness

 

PRA Certification Exam Preparation

CPRP Exam Prep Course: An excellent course designed to prepare candidates for the CPRP exam and gain a thorough understanding of psychiatric rehabilitation. The course provides comprehensive training in each of the seven domains that comprise the practice of psychiatric rehabilitation, as well as study skills and tools to help prepare you for the exam. 
When: June 23 – 25, 2017
Where: The 40th Annual Wellness and Recovery Summit in Atlanta Georgia.
Cost: This course is offered with full conference registration for $95.

CFRP Exam Prep Course: An excellent course designed to prepare candidates for the CFRP exam and gain a thorough understanding of psychiatric rehabilitation. The course provides comprehensive training in each of the eight domains that comprise the practice of children's psychiatric rehabilitation, as well as study skills and tools to help prepare you for the exam. 
When: June 23 – 25, 2017
Where: The 40th Annual Wellness and Recovery Summit in Atlanta Georgia.
Cost: This is a FREE Prep Course.

Continuing Education

*As of January 17, 2017, individuals purchasing a 60 or 90 minute webinars will automatically receive a certificate of completion following the webinar.  Groups participating will be required to submit a roster of attendees and will be invoiced at a rate of $15.00 per person for continuing education contact hours.  Certificates will not be issued until fee has been paid.

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