NATIONAL REHABILITATION ASSOCIATION, METROPOLITAN NEW YORK CHAPTER, INC. and BERKELEY COLLEGE DISABILITY SERVICES
present a training conference
“Updates in Rehabilitation: Advocacy, Technology, Employment, and Ethics”
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
8:45 AM – 5:00 PM
12 East 41stStreet, Room B 202, New York, NY
Paula Lee, MS, CRC
President, Metropolitan New York Chapter.
National Rehabilitation Association, Inc.
Sharon McLennon-Weir, PhD, CRC
Director of Disability Services, Berkeley College
9:30 “Chapter Awards”
10:00 “Know Your Rights”
Ryan DuBois, Associate Human Rights Specialist
New York City Commission on Human Rights
11:15 “Assistive Technology for College Students and
1:30 “2018 Labor Force Characteristics of Persons with a Disability”
Bruce Bergman, Regional Economist
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
New York – New Jersey Information Office
2:30 “Summer is Here. Recreation Resources for Individuals with a Disability”
Paul Ward, Community Coordinator
NYC Department of Parks and Recreation
3:30 “Updates in the 2017 Code of Professional Ethics for Rehabilitation Counselors”
Representative, Hunter College, City University of
5:00 Submit Evaluations
CRC credits have been requested
YES, I WILL ATTEND “Updates in Rehabilitation” (6/11/19)
Discount fee for National Rehabilitation Association (NRA) members, government employees, and students.
EARLY REGISTRATION (postmarked by 5/31/19):
$55 NRA MEMBER $35 STUDENT *
$55 GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEE $80 ALL OTHERS
STANDARD REGISTRATION (postmarked after 5/31/19 and at door):
$70 NRA MEMBER $40 STUDENT *
$70 GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEE $95 ALL OTHERS
* photocopy/original of college ID required
MAKE CHECK PAYABLE TO: Metro NY, National Rehabilitation Assoc.
Tony LaGattuta, Business Manager
42-54 196thStreet Flushing, NY 11358-3030
Questions? Please contact
Tony LaGattuta email@example.com 718 357-3928
Phone: _______________________ Email: _________________________________
Special Needs (request by 5/31/19): ________________________________________
NRA member ____ Government employee _____ Student _____
Require CRC credits? _____ How did you learn of this event? __________________
Payment $ ____________ Check # ____________ Cash (door) $_____________
ACCEPTING AWARD NOMINATIONS FOR
NATIONAL REHABILITATION ASSOCIATION,
METROPOLITAN NEW YORK CHAPTER, INC.
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 Tuesday, 6/11/19.
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 Monday, 5/20/19.
firstname.lastname@example.org tel (212) 998-4749 fax (212) 995-3827
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.
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.
- 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.