Summer 2018 Training Conference: Mental Wellness Issues in Rehabilitation

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METROPOLITAN NEW YORK CHAPTER 

NATIONAL REHABILITATION ASSOCIATION, INC.

presents a training session 

“Mental Wellness Issues in Rehabilitation”

Thursday, July 26, 2018 

8:45 AM – 2:45 PM

US Department of Veterans Affairs, New York Regional Office

245 West Houston Street, New York, NY 10014

Subways:  #1 to Houston St

C, E to Spring St

A, B, D, F, M to West 4 St

8:45 Refreshments

9:15 “Welcome”

Paula Lee, MS, CRC

President, Metropolitan New York Chapter.

National Rehabilitation Association, Inc.

9:30 “Chapter Awards”

10:00ThriveNYC:  a Comprehensive Mental Health Plan for New York City”

James Gibaldi

Outreach Coordinator, ThriveNYC, 

NYC Office of the Mayor

11:00 Break

11:15 “Mental Health Issues Facing College Students”

Mary Liz McNamara, M.Ed, CRC

Assistant Director, New York University Moses Center for Students with Disabilities

12:15 Lunch

1:30 “Assisted Outpatient Treatment:  Forcing Treatment … or Assisting Recovery? “

Carolyn D’Aquila, LCSW, MPH

Social Work Supervisor, Manhattan AOT

NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 

Gotham Center

 

2:30- Evaluations and Final Comments

2:45

CRC credits have been requested

YES, I WILL ATTEND “Mental Wellness Issues in Rehabilitation”  (7/26/18)

Discount fee for National Rehabilitation Association (NRA) members, government employees, and students.

EARLY REGISTRATION (postmarked by 7/16/18):

$50   NRA MEMBER $35   STUDENT *

$50   GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEE $75   ALL OTHERS

STANDARD REGISTRATION (postmarked after 7/16/18 and at door):

$65   NRA MEMBER $40   STUDENT *

$65   GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEE $85   ALL OTHERS  

* photocopy/original of college ID required

MAKE CHECK PAYABLE TO: Metro NY, National Rehabilitation Assoc.

SEND TO:

Tony LaGattuta, Business Manager

42-54  196th Street    Flushing, NY 11358-3030

     

Questions?  Please contact 

Tony LaGattuta   alagattuta@aol.com    718 357-3928

Name:   ________________________________________________________________

Agency/Affiliation:  _____________________________________________________

Phone:  _______________________ Email:  _________________________________

Special Needs (request by 7/16/18):   ________________________________________

NRA member ____      Government employee _____     Student _____

Require CRC credits? _____ How did you learn of this event? __________________    

Payment   $ ____________  Check #   ____________     Cash (door)  $_____________

ACCEPTING AWARD NOMINATIONS FOR 

METROPOLITAN NEW YORK CHAPTER, 

NATIONAL REHABILITATION ASSOCIATION, INC. 

Dear Colleagues,

The Metropolitan New York Chapter of the National Rehabilitation Association, Inc. is proud to announce their annual awards, recognizing excellence in and dedication to the field of rehabilitation.  Nominations are requested for the awards listed below; awards will be presented during the chapter’s training session on Thursday, 7/26/18.

Please include name of award, nominee’s name and contact information (phone and email), supporting reasons for the nomination, your name and contact information (phone and email).  

Submit nominations to Paula Lee by Friday, 7/13/18.

paula.lee@nyu.edu tel (212) 998-4749             fax (212) 995-3827

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NELSON A. VOORHEES AWARD

This award is given to a consumer who has shown a special or extraordinary effort in the accomplishment of his or her rehabilitation goal.  The rehabilitation goal does not need to be employment but can also be the attainment of greater independence with dignity.

BETSY GOODE MEMORIAL MENTORING AWARD

This award is presented to an individual who has provided extraordinary mentoring to rehabilitation professionals or students.   

PATRICIA LIVINGSTON LEGISLATIVE AWARD

This award is given to an individual for developing, promoting, and supporting legislation designed to benefit individuals with disabilities and those who provide services to them.

FRANK BOWE REHABILITATION PRACTITIONER OF DISTINCTION

This award is given to the professional or para-professional worker who has shown special qualities and has made an outstanding contribution in the areas of administration, research, supervision, counseling or in providing services to persons with physical, social, or mental disabilities through innovation, development, or implementation of the rehabilitation process.

REHABILITATION PROGRAM OF DISTINCTION

This award is given to recognize the extraordinary accomplishment of a particular agency, program, or project in promoting the rehabilitation of individuals with physically, socially, or mentally disabling conditions.

MARILYN MILLER-MORELL ADVOCACY AWARD

This award is given to an individual or organization that has successfully promoted the interests of persons with disabilities to the government or community large.  Specific example(s), needed for nomination consideration.

EMPLOYER OF DISTINCTION

This award is given to the business, industry, or individual employer who has responded positively to the call for the hiring of the disabled.  The recipient should have made exceptional effort to bring disabled workers into the mainstream of the world of work.

MEDIA AWARD

This award is given to commend an individual, program, or publication educating the public to the concerns of the disabled.

DIANE NEVILLE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

This award is presented to an individual whose personal commitment and career achievements have significantly enhanced the lives of persons with disabilities.

BARBARA SHULTZ MEMORIAL AWARD

This award is presented to an individual whose efforts and leadership have expanded employment opportunities for disabled individuals in New York City.

DR. ALFRED H. SCHWARTZ AND IRIS NELSON-SCHWARTZ HUMANITARIAN AWARD

This award is presented to an individual, program, or organization demonstrating exceptional qualities of humaneness, compassion, and care in enhancing the lives of persons with disabilities.

Criteria:  outstanding record of service to persons with disabilities, above and beyond the mission of work as established; demonstrated effective concern for care, treatment, education or rehabilitation of persons with disabilities; can include past or present professional work.  

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