Pennsylvania Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services


Workshop Schedule

Friday May 29, 2020 

10:00 am—11:15 am Keynote Kickoff

"The Five C's of a Compassionate Leader: showing up as your best self"

Keynote Speaker  Jen Croneberger, MA, President, JLynne Consulting Group, LLC

11:30 am—1:00 pm Virtual Workshop

Leisure Applications in Psychiatric Rehabilitation

Rita Kraus, BS, CPRP, Program Director, PAPRS Board President, Dickinson Center, Inc.

Amy DeMay, MS, CPRP, CESP, Director of Clinical Placement, York College of PA

1:15 pm—2:45 pm Virtual Workshop

An Initiative to Support Cultural Humility and Competency in Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services Lori Weems, MS, Program Manager, Community Care Behavioral Health Organization

Shari Hutchison, MS, PMP, Project Director in the Research, Evaluation, and Outcomes Department at Community Care Behavioral Health Organization

3:00 pm—4:30 pm Virtual Workshop

“That Alley Sure Looks Dark…” Behavior—based Staff Safety

Mark Boorse, MHS, Director of Program Development, Access Services, Inc.

Erin Churney, Lead Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner, Access Services, Inc.

Brianna Simon, Lead Practitioner, Access Services, Inc


Thursday June 4, 2020

9:00 am—10:30 am Virtual Institute

Facing Adversity: In a Virtual World

Brittani Burris, BS, CPRP, Psych Rehab Specialist

Darla Dodds, MS, LPC, CPRP, CEO of Hand in Hand Christian Counseling


Friday June 5, 2020 

9:00 am—10:30 am Virtual Workshop 
 
Wellness: A Framework for our Work and Our Lives 
 
Margaret Swarbrick, PhD, OT, FAOTA, CPRP Wellness Institute of the Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey 
 
10:45 am—12:15 pm Virtual Workshop 
 
Communicating Sexual Health Topics with Clients
 
Maria Ponzi-Judy, MSW, LSW, Health Education & Program Coordinator Adagio Health, Inc. 
 
1:00pm—2:30 pm Virtual Workshop 
 
CPS Supervisors: Tailoring Supervision Strategies to Your Staff’s Needs 
 
Keith Elders, BS, CPS, CPS-S, CRS, Grant & Project Coordinator, Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition 
 
David Measel, BA, CPS, CPS-S, Contracted Administrator, Pennsylvania Peer Support Coalition 
 
3:00 pm—4:30 pm Virtual Workshop 
 
Trauma Informed Care in the Psych Rehab Setting
 
Pamela Campbell, MS, CPRP, Psych Rehab Director, Community Guidance Center
 
Jenny Gordon, CPRP, Assistant Psych Rehab Director, Community Guidance Center

Friday June 12, 2020 

9:00 am—10:30 am Virtual Workshop

Using the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Process in Supervision

Tricia Fisher, MS, CPRP, Education Manager, PAPRS

Rochelle Reimert, MS, CPRP, Assistant Operations Director, Salisbury Behavioral Health

10:45 am—12:15 pm Virtual Workshop

Social Determinants of Health: Working in Health Promoting Ways

Marcie Cole, MS, CPRP, Director Horizon House Wellness Alliance, Horizon House

1:00pm—2:30 pm Virtual Workshop

Healing the Healers: Identifying & Managing Vicarious Trauma

Steven Burkitt, LSW, CPRP, Clinical Trainer, Horizon House

3:00 pm—4:30 pm Virtual Workshop

ENGAGE: (First Episode Psychosis Programs in PA)

Marci-Sturgeon-Rusiewicz, MS, NCC, LPC, CPSS, Senior Manager of Recovery & Resiliency, Director of Psychiatric Rehabilitative Services, Wesley Family Services