NRA 2013 National Training Conference – Call for Proposals


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2013 National Rehabilitation Association Annual Training Conference – Hosted by

Metropolitan New York Chapter, Inc. of the NRA

“Bridge to Employment and Breaking the Barriers for Persons with Disabilities” August 17-20, 2013

Presentation Proposal and Poster Submission Deadline Extended to March 25, 2013!

New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge, 333 Adams Street, Brooklyn, NY 11220

SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED to March 25th, 2013

Download call for proposal and poster forms here…Image of the Adobe PDF logo. NRA 2013 Call for Presentation Extended  and here…

NRA 2013 Call for Poster-Revised Extended .

 

 

NRA 2013 Call for Proposals Instructions (Presentation and Poster) here… Please read carefully before completing forms below:

http://www.nyceda.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Call-for-Proposals-INSTRUCTIONS-Presentation-and-Poster.pdf

NRA 2013 Call for Presentations Form here… Please complete the entire form, print clearly and return by March 1st, 2013

http://www.nyceda.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/NRA-2013-Call-for-Presentation.pdf

NRA 2013 Call for Posters Form here … Please complete the entire form, print clearly and return by March 1st, 2013

http://www.nyceda.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/NRA-2013-Call-for-Poster-.pdf

 

CALL FOR PROPOSALS INVITATION AND INSTRUCTIONS

2013 NRA Annual Training Conference

Brooklyn, New York

August 18–20, 2013

Invitation to Present

The National Rehabilitation Association (NRA) invites your participation in the 2013 Annual Training Conference, which will be held August 18-20, 2013, at the New York Marriott at Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn, New York. A number of pre-conference activities will occur on August 17, 2013.

The theme of the 2013 Annual Training Conference is “Bridge to Employment: Breaking the Barriers for Persons with Disabilities.” All interested individuals, facilities, agencies and organizations, including NRA members and non-members, are invited to submit proposals for concurrent session presentations.

The NRA Program Committee will review and select submissions that consider the proposals’ contributions to a well-balanced program of interest to the members of the NRA, who represent public and private rehabilitation agencies, community rehabilitation programs, hospitals, schools , employers, and other organizations serving the employment needs of individuals with disabilities.

Examples of proposal topics include, but are not limited to:

Assessment Knowledge Employment Strategies Managed Care

Research in Rehabilitation Counseling Techniques Counseling Theory

Assistive Technology Case Management Rehabilitation Leadership

Rehabilitation Partnerships Medical Developments Benefits Advisement

School-to-Work Transition Ex-Offenders Vocational Evaluation

Affordable Care Act Veterans/Wounded Warriors Forensic Rehabilitation/

Mentally Ill/ Un-served/Underserved Expert Witness

Chemically Dependent International Rehabilitation Projects with Industry

Licensure One-Stops Social Media

Wellness Autism Spectrum Self-Employment

Ethics*

*Ethics presentations based on the CRC Code of Ethics should reflect the Code and must include discussion of the Code.

Proposals for full regular presentations should be designed for concurrent sessions of one hour (1.0) to one and half hours (1.5) durations. All concurrent sessions will be set up theater or classroom style with a podium, and a screen. Any other individual AV needs are the responsibility of the presenter. Please be sure to accurately complete the AV Request included in the Call for Proposals. Sponsored speakers may want to contact their Chapters or Divisions regarding financial support for additional audio-visual equipment, such as laptop computers. We are also accepting proposals for Poster Sessions, which should permit four groups to be cycled through in one hour (four fifteen minute sessions.)

Selected presenters are responsible for all lodging, travel, additional audiovisual equipment rental, and per diem costs associated with their participation in the conference. Presenters who do not register for the conference are invited to attend other conference sessions at no cost on the day of their presentation only, but will not be eligible for continuing education credits for those sessions. Presenters who choose to participate in the entire conference will be eligible for a 20% discount on registration and continuing education credits for sessions attended.

Review Criteria for Proposals:

Overall quality;

Relevance to the field of rehabilitation;

Well-defined focus that can be presented in a 1.0 hour or 1.5 hour format;

Practical application of idea presented;

Originality and timeliness of idea.

Ethics presentations based on the CRC Code of Ethics should so indicate.

Notification:

ŸNotification of proposal inclusion will be provided to the primary presenter by May 15th, 2013

Instructions for Proposal Submission:

ŸPlease use the Call for Proposals form (attached) or an exact duplicate.

ŸPlease assure all information is clearly legible.

ŸSubmit the original plus two copies (only if mailed).

Application must be complete.

ŸDo not exceed the space provided (please do not add extra sheets except those containing presenter vita information).

Handouts must accompany program proposal applications. Handouts, including alternative formats for handouts, are the speakers’ responsibilities to provide on-site.

Include a one-page resume or vita for each presenter.

PLEASE SUBMIT ALL PROPOSALS BY March 1st, 2013

Questions about the program should be submitted to Conference Co-Chair for Program:

Anthony J. Spinelli: [email protected]

Each proposal must be submitted to these three individuals by email:

(1) Anthony J. Spinelli: [email protected]

(2) Conference Co-Chair for Management:

Anthony J. LaGattuta:

[email protected] and

(3) NRA Administrative Assistant

Sandra Mulliner: [email protected]

(if any material must be mailed, please clear it with Tony Spinelli and send it to:

NY Metro Chapter of NRA, Inc.

NYU Wasserman Center

133 East 13th Street, 2nd Floor, NY, NY 10003, Attn: Paula Lee)

Hotel Accommodations:

New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge

333 Adams Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201-3714

718-246-7000/888-436-3759

Hotel Room Rate: $209 Single/Double plus 14.75% Tax

Room rate applies from August 15thth until August 19th with checkout on August 20thth

The cut-off date for this room rate is 6pm, July 25, 2013.

Anyone wishing to come earlier or leave later – should call directly and as early as possible to see if the same rate is available. If you are registering just for the conference period, you can register directly at: https://resweb.passkey.com/go/nrabrooklyn2013

 

CALL FOR PRESENTATION PROPOSAL FORM

Please complete the entire form, print clearly and return by March 1st, 2013

National Rehabilitation Association 2013 Training Conference

Hosted by Metropolitan New York Chapter

“Bridge to Employment and Breaking the Barriers for Persons with Disabilities”

August 18-20, 2013

Brooklyn Bridge Marriott in Brooklyn, New York

 

TITLE OF PRESENTATION: (10 words or less)

_________________________________________________________________________

 

ABSTRACT/SUMMARY OF PRESENTATION: Please limit to 75 words or less, suitable for publication. Specifics will help conference attendees select presentations to attend.


_________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________

 

PRESENTATION OBJECTIVES: Credentialing Boards require program objectives to be stated in behavioral terms with a minimum of three (Example: Objective 1: Identify the problem; Objective 2: Define potential new approach; and Objective 3: Develop strategies to implement). Also, please address the following two questions: 1) How does your presentation improve core competencies for a counselor/social worker? 2) How does your program relate to a counselor/social worker performing their job?

Objective 1: ______________________________________________________________

 

Objective 2: ______________________________________________________________

 

Objective 3: ______________________________________________________________

PRESENTATION DAY PREFERENCE: Please mark your 1st and 2nd choices.

_____ Sun. 8/18 Morning Session
_____ Sun. 8/18 Afternoon Session
_____ Mon. 8/19 Morning Session
_____ Mon. 8/19 Afternoon session
_____ Tues. 8/20 Morning Session only

PRESENTATION LENGTH PREFERENCE:

_____ One Hour Session _____ One and a Half Hour Session

Audio Visual Needs

NRA will evaluate the needs of our presenters and make every attempt to secure necessary audio visual equipment. NRA will provide a screen package with an LCD projector and microphone. Presenters are responsible for bringing their own laptop or tablet device with the presentation. Please identify AV Needs.

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_________________________________________________________________________

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PAGE Two~ PLEASE COPY THIS PAGE AND COMPLETE FOR EACH PRESENTER

EACH Presenter must complete the following information as required for approval. Please provide your education (fields of study must be identified, e.g., rehabilitation counseling) and briefly describe your experience and/or expertise in the area of your presentation.


This person is the: ▢ Lead Presenter or ▢ Co-Presenter
Name _________________________________________________________________________________________
Email Address (required) ________________________________________________________________________
▢ Home ▢ Work Mailing Address _______________________________________________________________
City, State, Zip _________________________________________________________________________________
Work Phone # ▢ Home ▢ Cell #
Please list degrees/credentials and include field of study/emphasis for each, e.g., M.Ed. in Rehab Counseling:

Current Employer
Position Title Years of experience in the field
Please describe your employment experience as it relates to your presentation:

Please describe any additional experience/expertise as it relates to your presentation:

______________________________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________________________

▢ Accommodation Request: Please describe any accommodations you require, e.g., an interpreter
______________________________________________________________________________________________

Submission Information

As a presenter, you are eligible for a 20% discount on your conference registration.

Please direct any questions via email (PREFERRED) to the Conference Co-Chair for Program, Anthony Spinelli- [email protected] with the subject line: NRA Conference Program Question or contact him at 646-428-3789.

PLEASE SUBMIT ALL PAGES OF YOUR PROPOSAL VIA EMAIL (PREFERRED) BY March 1st, 2013 TO: Anthony Spinelli – [email protected] Anthony LaGattuta – [email protected] and SANDRA MULLINER- [email protected]

for additional information, please visit the Official 2013 NRA National Conference Information website: http://www.nyceda.org/nra-2013-annual-training-conference

National Rehabilitation Association website: http://www.nationalrehab.org or
the New York Metropolitan Chapter of NRA, Inc. website: http://www.nymetronra.org

 

CALL FOR POSTER SESSION PROPOSAL FORM

Please complete the entire form, print clearly and return by March 1st, 2013

National Rehabilitation Association 2013 Training Conference

Hosted by the Metropolitan New York Chapter

“Bridge to Employment: Breaking the Barriers for Persons with Disabilities”

August 18-20, 2013

Brooklyn Bridge Marriott in Brooklyn, New York

Presentation Information

TITLE OF PRESENTATION: (10 words or less)
____________________________________________________________________________________

ABSTRACT/SUMMARY OF PRESENTATION:
Please limit to 75 words or less, suitable for publication. Specifics will help conference attendees select presentations to attend.

____________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________

Presenter Information

Presenter Name ________________________________________________________________

School/Organization
Affiliation ________________________________________________________________

Email Address ________________________________________________________________

Preferred Mailing ________________________________________________________________
Address

Preferred Phone # ________________________________________________________________
Presenter Credentials
Include degrees,
credentials, and field

Presenter Experience including defense/publication of information from this poster
____________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________

 

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Presenter Accommodation Needs
Please describe any accommodations you require, e.g., an interpreter
____________________________________________________________________________________

Co-Presenter Information

Please include an additional sheet with the above presenter information for any co-presenters.

Submission Information

As a presenter, you are eligible for a 20% discount on your conference registration.


Please direct any questions via email (PREFERRED) to the Conference Co-Chair for Program, Anthony Spinelli- [email protected] with the subject line: NRA Conference Program Question or via telephone at 646-428-3789.
PLEASE SUBMIT ALL PAGES OF YOUR PROPOSAL VIA EMAIL (PREFERRED) BY March 1, 2013 TO: Anthony Spinelli – [email protected] , Anthony LaGattuta – [email protected] , and SANDRA MULLINER- [email protected]

For additional information, please visit the Official 2013 NRA National Conference Information site: http://www.nyceda.org/nra-2013-annual-training-conference

National Rehabilitation Association Website: http://www.nationalrehab.org and
the New York Metropolitan Chapter of NRA, Inc. website: http://www.nymetronra.org

 

 

 

 

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