Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association and Foundation

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Friday, June 23, 2017: Pre-Conference Activities

8:00 am - 11:00 am

Registration Open for Exam Prep Course Participants & Faculty

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

CPRP Exam Prep Course (pre-registration required)

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

CFPR Exam Prep Course (pre-registration required)

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch on your own

1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

CPRP Exam Prep Course continues

1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

CFPR Exam Prep Course continues

Saturday, June 24, 2017: Day 1

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Registration Open

8:00 am - 10:00 am

CPRP Exam Prep Course Continues

8:00 am - 10:00 am

CFRP Exam Prep Course Continues

8:00 am - 11:00 am

Pre-Conference Institute: Emerging Practice for Emerging Adults (pre-registration required)

10:30 am - 11:30 am

First Time Attendee/New Member Orientation

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Welcome Luncheon / Opening Keynote

1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Poster Sessions Open

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Concurrent Session Block A

A1. Avoiding Social Security Enrollment for Transition Age Youth & Young Adults: Preventing "System Effects"

A2. Walking the Fine Line: Viewpoints of Practitioners with Lived Experience

A3. Preventing Peer Support Burnout: Healthy Partnering With Other Professionals

A4. Sensory Strategies

A5. System Impacts of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Training: Experiences in California and Israel

A6. Basics of Ethics and Ethical Decision Making

A7. From Prison to Community: Evidence of the Transforming Power of Forensic Peer Support

A8. Eval Jam Session for TAY Service Providers

2:00 pm - 5:30 pm

CPRP Exam Prep Course continues

2:00 pm - 5:30 pm

CFRP Exam Prep Course continues

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Annual Business Meeting

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

GA-PRA Welcome Event and Awards Reception

Sunday, June 25, 2017: Day 2

7:00 am - 8:00 am

Early Morning Health & Wellness

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Registration Open

8:00 am - 10:00 am

CPRP Exam Preparation Course continues

8:00 am - 10:00 am

CFRP Exam Preparation Course continues

8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Poster Sessions Open

8:30 am - 10:00 am

Concurrent Session Block B

B1. Mitigating Mental Health Microaggressions

B2. Making the Case for Integrating Complementary and Allopathic Tools for Mental Health Recovery

B3. Peer Coaches Promoting Academic Success for College Students

B4. Integrated Care and Community Inclusion: Finding Solutions

B5. Limit. Less: Cultural Foundations of Good Communication

B6. Using Technology to Enhance Recovery in Mental Health

B7. The New You: Promoting Health with the Nutrition and Exercise for Wellness and Recovery (NEW-R) Program

B8. Workforce Development Opportunities with the Academy: Join the Faculty

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

General Session / Keynote Address

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Grab Lunch for a short Break or Join us for an exhilarating Lunch-n-Learn Session

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Lunch-n-Learn Sessions

A. Resistance, Resilience, and Air Pollution: Challenging Ourselves to Reduce Harm from Stigma

B. Stories Told Through the Senses: What a Story and its Medium Can Mean to the Teller

C. Psych Rehab Around the World: A Global Recovery Forum

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Concurrent Session Block C

C1. TED-Like Talks

A. Hey, wait a second amendment!

B. What if the Hokey Pokey is What it's All About? Psych Rehab and the meaning of life.

C. “Inappropriate for Treatment”: Are We Doing What We Can to Respect the Dignity and Worth of Every Person?

D. There's Not an App for That: Recovery-Oriented Mobile Interventiosn for Mental Health

C2.  Is There Room for Recovery on Inpatient Units?

C3. The Hero's Journey: An Innovative Approach to Exploring the Recovery Process and Empowering the Hero Within

C4. Successfully employing young adult peer mentors: From research to Practice, The Employer Toolkit

C5. Cognitive Remediation: Going Beyond Treatment as Usual

C6. Navigating through Distress: Core Skills for Providers

C7. Teach and Traing without Putting People to Sleep (CPRE)

C8. Using Photography To Advance The Recovery Journey

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Concurrent Session Block D

 

D1. Four Resources for Reducing Stigma’s Recovery-Harming Effects   

D2. Trauma: Our Shared Experience

D3. HYPE: Engaging Youth in the Development, Creation and Refinement of Innovative Services

D4. Tools for the Trifecta of Health, Wellness & Recovery

D5. Building Bounce Back Families: It's All Relative

D6. Recovery Through Community Membership

D7. Healing Through Spiritual Practices with a Trauma-Informed Care Lens

D8 Walking in the Light of a Lighthouse: A Journey of Suicide

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

International Reception (by invitation only)

Monday, June 26, 2017: Day 3

7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Registration Open

7:00 am - 8:00 am

Early Morning Health & Wellness

8:30 am - 10:00 am

Concurrent Session Block E

E1. Building Bridges to Recovery through Community Partnerships

E2.  A Little Less Conversation, A Little More Action: Advancing Sexual Wellness in Psychiatric Rehabilitation Programs

E3. Promoting Positive Family Engagement to Improve Educational and Employment Outcomes for Transitional-Age Youth

E4. Peer Specialist Career Mobility and Advancement: Opportunities and Barriers

E5. Is Cognitive Behavioral Social Skills Training in Your Recovery Toolbox?

E6. Supercharging Health and Wellness Initiatives with FUNdraising and Interventions that Work

E7. How Do We Know What Works? Understanding Evidence-Based Practice and Evidence-Based Medicine in Psychiatric Rehabilitation

E8. Discussing Burnout: How Does It Affect You?

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Concurrent Session Block F

F1. TED-Like Talks

A. The Ultimate Mindset Reset: Hypnosis

B. Recovery and Occupational Justice: The Power of Doing

C. Walking in the Light of a Lighthouse: A Journey to Understanding

D. Misunderstood: Millennials and Workforce Development

F2. The Professionalization of  Peer Support:  Have We Gone Too Far?

F3. Overcoming Traumas and Reducing Emotional Triggers as Paths to Progress in Recovery

F4. Utilizing Website Building to Develop Transition Readiness and Self-Advocacy with Youth

F5. Using Whole Health Action Management (WHAM) Effectively at your Agency

F6. How Can You Become an Expert in Psych Rehab?

F7. Beyond Recovery: Positive Psychology and the Science of Happiness

F8. Unpacking Forced Hospitalization Around Suicide: The Practitioner’s Dilemma

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Grab Lunch for a short Break or Join us for an exhilarating Lunch-n-Learn Session

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Lunch-n-Learn Sessions

C. Item Writing for PRA Certification Exams  (particpants must be current CPRPs or CFRPs)

D. Hopeful Pessimism:  A Route to Recovery

E. Animal-Assisted Therapy and Why it Should be Mainstreamed in Mental Health Provider Settings

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Concurrent Session Block G

G1. Brilliantly Battling Burnout: Practical Information, Tools and  Real-Time Exercises for Caregivers and Providers

G2. Healing Community Trauma through Resiliency

G3. Working With Life As It Is: Boosting Resilience for Everyday Challenges

G4. The Pessimist's Guide to Helping: Why Do We Even Bother?

G5. Exam Prep Wrap Up: The Application Process

3:00 pm

Summit Closes