Pennsylvania Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services


PAPRS - Education Courses

In the rapidly growing and changing field of recovery-oriented psychiatric rehabilitation services, PAPRS continues to offer opportunities for practitioners to improve skills and upgrade their PR knowledge base to our members or anyone interested in the field of psychiatric rehabilitation.

 

2019 Course Schedule

Practitioner Orientation:

Foundation for Recovery-Oriented Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services

9:00 am - 4:30 pm

This two-day, 12 hour orientation provides an overview of the larger field of psychiatric rehabilitation.  The foundation topics include PRS history, principles, values, documentation, types of programs, ethics, collaboration, practice competencies, and more. This training fulfills the licensure requirement that ALL staff in a psychiatric rehabilitation program must complete a 12-hour PRS orientation provided by an OMHSAS approved training vendor.  You must attend the full 12 hours in order to obtain your certificate.

     Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the historical foundations of psychiatric rehabilitation and the shift from hospital–based services to the creation of a system of community based services, how Psychiatric Rehabilitation factors into the movement and theoretical frameworks that support Psychiatric Rehabilitation.
  2. Compare and contrast the values of medical, psychiatric rehabilitation, and recovery perspectives as approaches to supporting people with mental health challenges and how collaboration can occur.
  3. Compare and contrast the different approaches to delivering psychiatric rehabilitation services related to employment, education services, and housing.
  4. Examine the role evidence based practices and best practices play in delivering culturally competent psychiatric rehabilitation services to support full community integration and inclusion.
  5. Discuss the ways that legislation, regulation, and licensure affect the everyday activities and professional role domains of Psychiatric Rehabilitation.

Credit Hours: 12

 

Training Location Dates Cost  

Patton Township Building

100 Patton Plaza

State College, PA 16803

February 28 &

March 1, 2019

Member

$250

Non Member

$300

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Hand in Hand Building

118 Grant Street

Franklin, PA 16323 

March 7 & 8, 2019

Member

$250

Non Member

$300

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SPHS

300 Chamber Plaza

Charleroi, PA 15022

May 22 & 23, 2019

Member

$250

Non Member

$300

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Allied Services

Moffat Entrance

475 Morgan Hwy.

Scranton, PA 18508

 July 16 &17, 2019

Member

$250

Non Member

$300

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PR Services Documentation: 

Skills that Work for Regulators, Payers, and People in Services

9:00 am - 4:30 pm

This 12-hour skills-based course is designed to enhance practitioners’ skills in documenting Psychiatric Rehabilitation services.  Developed in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS), the course concentrates on documenting functional assessments, rehabilitation plans and daily entries that meet the requirements of PR Regulation 5230.  The instructor will also demonstrate how a comprehensive strength based assessment provides a strong foundation for goal planning. Attendees will have the opportunity to apply the skills learned through several guided activities.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the purpose of and the necessary components of a functional assessment
  2. Demonstrate skills in writing a functional assessment
  3. Identify the purpose of and the necessary components of an Individual Rehabilitation Plan
  4. Demonstrate skills in writing an Individual Rehabilitation Plan
  5. Identify the purpose of and the necessary components of a Daily Entry
  6. Demonstrate skills in writing a Daily Entry

Credit Hours: 12

 

Training Location Dates Cost  

Hand in Hand Building

118 Grant Street

Franklin, PA 16323 

February 21 & 22, 2019   

Member

$250

Non Member

$300

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Allied Services

Moffat Entrance

475 Morgan Hwy.

Scranton, PA 18508

July 23 & 24, 2019

Member

$250

Non Member

$300

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Orientation to Medicaid Funded Peer Support Services Documentation

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Along with reviewing the PA regulations concerning documentation, the training will address the major components of peer documentation including:

  • Strengths Based Assessment
  • Individual Service Plan  
  • Progress Notes
  • Discharge Planning
  • Collaborative Documentation

In addition to these topics, the training provides ample opportunities for the trainees to apply the skills learned, through guided activities of writing the above mentioned documentation.

Training Location Dates Cost  

​Resources for Human Development

Regional Office

3895 Adler Place, Building A

Bethlehem, PA 18017

June 14, 2019 $25.00


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