We invite you to mark your calendars and plan on attending the 2024 National Rehabilitation Association Fall Conference.  The conference will be taking place over the dates of August 26-28, 2024, via Zoom. A conference committee is working to provide training and activities within the event of interest and relevance to all rehabilitation professionals.  Here are just a few highlights you can look forward to:

·        10 CRC and/or 6 CRL (Certified Rehabilitation Leader) Continuing Education Units- a portion of which will be ethics.

·        A presentation by Seamless Events Inc. including previews of the new NRA website, membership management platform, and more.

·        Training on the impact of CRC competencies on employment for people with disabilities.

·        Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Ethical Decision Making

·        The Impact of Transformational Rehabilitation Leadership in VR Organizations

·        The Annual JPD Lou Ortelle Lecture

·        An Annual Awards Ceremony

·        And MORE!

Registration is now open, and early bird rates for attendance are now available until the beginning of August -  Register Now and Save!

Fall Conference Agenda

Monday, August 26, 2024

12:30pm EDT                Welcome and Opening Comments by NRA President, Russ Thelin

1:00pm EDT                  Keynote: Affiliation, Private Rehabilitation, and the Path to Prosperity by IARP Leadership

1:45pm EDT                   Break

2:00pm EDT                    Interdisciplinary Collaboration & Ethical Decision Making by Dr. Heta Patel

3:00pm EDT                   Networking Coffee Break

3:30pm EDT                   CRCC Presentation

4:30pm EDT                   Adjourn Day 1 of the virtual Conference

Tuesday, August 27, 2024

11:00am EDT                 The New National Rehabilitation Association by Seamless Events & NRA Past President, Paul Barnes

12:00pm EDT                 Networking Coffee Break

12:30pm EDT                 Concurrent Sessions (in Zoom breakout rooms)

                                                - Room 1: Transformational Rehabilitation Leadership by UW Stout/ICI

                - Room 2: Evaluation and Assessments by VECAP

1:30pm EDT                  Break

1:45pm EDT                   Differences in the Quality of Employment for Clients with Disabilities by CRC Status by Dr. Chrisann Shiro-Geist

2:45pm EDT                   Break

3:00pm EDT                  Concurrent Sessions (in Zoom breakout rooms)

                                                 - Room 1: JPD Lou  Ortale  Lecture    

                                                 - Room 2: TBD

4:00pm EDT                   Adjourn Day 2 of the Conference

Wednesday August 28, 2024

11:00am EDT                 Awards and In-Memorial

12:00pm EDT                Inclusive Post-Secondary Education by Think College

1:00pm EDT                   Break

1:15 pm EDT                   Delegate Assembly and Membership Open Meeting

2:15pm EDT                   Final Comments and Wrap Up

2:30pm EDT                   Adjourn Conference

This conference will offer 11 CRC CEU’s (incl. 3 Ethics CEU’s) and 6  CRL CEUs