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Attention PA Medical Assistance funded Psychiatric Rehabilitation Service providers  

 In the last OMHSAS Networking call, held January 18, 2022, OMHSAS announced that the Commonwealth will provide American Rescue Plan funds to four levels of community based mental health services: Family Based, Mobile Crisis, Psych Rehab and IBHS.

The webinar was recorded and can be accessed at:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kEly6Q32yIc 

The related press release can be accessed at: https://www.media.pa.gov/pages/dhs_details.aspx?newsid=779   

  • Retrieve the Attestation Form from the OMHSAS RA email (coming to providers registered in the PROMISe Medical  Assistance system) or by regular USPS mail, in the week ending January 21.  Check spam filter and junk files.  
  • Deadline to sign and submit the Attestation Form is Tuesday February1, 2022. 

If any provider does not get the form, ask for one via the RA account:

[email protected]

If you have more than one PROMISe # location for Psych Rehab Services, look for and complete a separate form for each. If your agency delivers more than one of the four listed services, fill out a form for each location of each service.

The attestation form will list the amount of money your agency will be awarded for each service location. Funds will come directly from the state, not from the MCO.  The form will include guidance for spending the money, which is intended for workforce support (bonus, retention, etc.).


 


Save the Date

Save the Date 2022 Conference

PAPRS is currently seeking proposals for workshop presenters for the 2022 virtual conference. The deadline for Call for Papers is December 29, 2021.    
2022 Call for Papers

PAPRS is accepting 2022 Conference Scholarship Applications through January 31, 2022.

PAPRS is accepting nominations for Distinguished Service Awards through January 31, 2022.   

PAPRS will begin accepting submission of posters for the 2022 RESPECT Poster Contest in January.  Last day to submit your poster is Friday, April 8, 2022.


Coming Soon

  • Opportunities for Members to participate in Community Forums through this website
  • Launch of PAPRS new LMS platform
  • Tools to track your continuing education hours within your profile
  • Registration is now open for the Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk (AMSR) course.  Please visit the Education tab for a description and list of dates.

 Check out our virtual training opportunities!

Visit the upcoming Events menu, or the Calendar for dates, and visit the Training and Consultation menu for more detailed information about training opportunities. 

 

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PAPRS training is approved for continuing education credit by the PRA Academy of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Recovery. PAPRS awards CE hours for CPRP and CFRP certification.

 

 

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 PRA offers training and continuing education opportunities through the Academy of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Recovery, your trusted source of vetted, important information, comprised of programs in the areas of psychiatric rehabilitation, as well as leadership and management. To grow and train the recovery workforce, the Academy provides whole lifelong career learning in Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Wellness, Resiliency & Recovery.

 

 

What is Psychiatric Rehabilitation?

Psychiatric Rehabilitation is a strengths-based community mental health service focused on helping an individual living with a mental illness to create the necessary positive changes in skills and resources that will lead to success and satisfaction in chosen roles within the Psychiatric Rehabilitation domains. Psychiatric Rehabilitation services are driven by the individual and based on personal preferences and choice. The Psychiatric Rehabilitation process is founded in hope and the belief that all individuals can utilize a recovery journey to enhance their own quality of life. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services are based upon a professional Code of Ethics developed by PRA.

What are the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Domains?

Living
Learning
Working
Socializing
Staying Healthy
Domain Descriptions