2023 Psychiatric Rehabilitation Service Award Nomination

 

The Pennsylvania Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services (PAPRS) invites nominations of individuals and Psychiatric Rehabilitation agencies or programs which have distinguished themselves in their commitment to the principles of Psychiatric Rehabilitation. Awards are given in the four categories listed below. Award winners will be honored at the PAPRS Annual conference on April 21, 2023, during the Closing Ceremony of the Virtual Conference from 3:00pm to 4:30 pm.

Nominations open November 1, 2022 and close January 20, 2023.

Please use the link below  to submit your nomination prior to January 20, 2023. 

                                                                                                             
 
Distinguished Career Award
This award is to honor an individual who, throughout their career, has effectively promoted the development and implementation of psychiatric rehabilitation services in Pennsylvania.  Nominations are open to members of PAPRS/PRA who are credentialed in Psychiatric Rehabilitation, and have no less than 10 years experience in psychiatric rehabilitation.  
 
Distinguished Advocate Award
This award is to honor an individual who has advocated for the inclusion of psychiatric rehabilitation services in their organization, county, region, and/or the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  Nomination for this award is open to mental health staff, persons in recovery, family members and public administrators. 
 
Distinguished Practitioner Award
This award is to honor an individual who has demonstrated a commitment to the principles and ethics of psychiatric rehabilitation in their work with persons in recovery.  Nominations are open to mental health direct care and/or supervisory staff who are either an individual member or work for an organizational member of PAPRS/PRA.
 
Outstanding Program Award
This award is to honor an agency or program within an agency, which operates psychiatric rehabilitation that effectively meet the needs of persons in recovery.  Nominations for this award are open to Psychiatric Rehabilitation agencies or programs that have been in operation for no less than 3 years and are organizational members of PAPRS/PRA.