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MRA 70th Anniversary Celebration

  • Tomorrow, August 23rd, 2019 at 6pm - 10pm
    Location: Sheraton Hotel 21111 Haggerty Rd Novi, MI 48375

2019 Spring Seminar Spiraling Up: The Ethics of Effective Self Care for the Helping Professional

  • Friday, March 29th, 2019 at 8:30am - 12pm
    Location: Goodwill of Greater Grand Rapids 3777 Sparks Dr. SE Grand Rapids, MI 49546

    Michigan Rehabilitation Association

    2019…

JPD 2019 Trainings

Posted by Michigan Rehabilitation Association, Thursday, January 10th, 2019 @ 10:10pm

  • MICHIGAN JOB PLACEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT

                       2019 Trainings

    As a professional association we continue to identify the needs of our members and methods for reaching new members.   As technology speeds ahead, our membership has expressed interest in learning different technology and tech-based strategies for job placement.

    The MRAJPD board is partnering with other associations and organizations to develop meaningful and hands-on tech training that professionals can utilize to help customers use and understand technology to benefit their employment access and opportunities.  We are excited to note that we will be partnering with MRA in 2019 to present a series of 4-5 workshops throughout the year.

    In addition to partnering with MRA, MRAJPD is working with the Business Network Division (BND) of Michigan Rehabilitation Services (MRS). The BND has been instrumental in providing feedback and ideas to address the wide variety of disabilities and technology needs that customers may have.  Before our customers can learn… the professionals working with them need to understand and be able to use available technology.

    The workshop series will address technology needs and tools for individuals with various specific functional impairments and disabilities. Topics will include; technology tools for people with visual impairment and blindness, technology for people with cognitive and learning impairments, technology for hearing loss and a workshop related to tech and physical impairments.  

    The first in the series will focus on:

    • Accommodations available through Microsoft Office already built-in to the software for computer users.  

    • How to access set up and utilize Linked-In to develop business and employment opportunities for customers/students.

    • How to access set up and utilize Facebook to maintain communication with customers/students, help them make contact with potential employers, research companies and career interests and learn apps that can be accessed and installed on I-phones for customers/students to use.

    This first workshop is scheduled for January 23, 2019.  Please look for an emailed flyer to this event.

    The second workshop will be addressing technology accommodations and tools for people with vision impairment and blindness.  Look for that event to occur in March 2019. Other workshops will follow those.

    JPD Article for MRA .pdf

Michigan Rehabilitation Counselors & Educators Association - CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

  • Saturday, October 13th, 2018 at 12am - 5pm Friday, December 28th

    Michigan Rehabilitation Counselors & Educators Association - CALL FOR…

MRA Board Member Election Ballot VOTE NOW

  • Saturday, October 13th, 2018 at 12am - 12pm Thursday, November 8th
    Location: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/QG2MVBP

    Michigan Rehabilitation Association 2018 Election Ballot

    It is that time of the year…

5 Weeks Until Election Day

Posted by Michigan Rehabilitation Association, Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 @ 11:21pm

  • Get Registered to Vote Now!

    The American Association of People with Disabiliites (AAPD) is spreading the word about voting and what needs to happen before Election Day (November 6, 2018).

    They've shared a some helpful resources to ensure that people are registered to vote and recieve an absentee ballot. MRA is spreading the word and hope you will ensure you are able to vote.

    Unsure if you are registered to vote, click here for more information.
    Need to update your voter registration? Click here.

    Michigan's voter registration deadline is OCTOBER 9, 2018!

    Need an Absentee Ballot? Click here to find out how to get that ballot.











     

The Randy Cronenwett Award Nomination Due

  • Friday, October 12th, 2018 (all day)

    THE RANDY CRONENWETT AWARD

    The Job Placement and Development (JPD) Division of the…

MRA Nominations Due

  • Friday, October 5th, 2018 (all day)

    The Michigan Rehabilitation Association (MRA)wants YOU!

    MRA invites nominees to serve…

MRA STUDENT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SPONSORSHIP DUE

  • Tuesday, September 25th, 2018 (all day)


    MRA STUDENT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SPONSORSHIP

    FOR THE 2018 RE:CON…

MRCEA Human Trafficking Workshop

  • Friday, July 13th, 2018 at 8am - 4pm
    Location: 1819 S Wagner Rd Ann Arbor, MI 48106

    Michigan Rehabilitation Counselors and Educators Association 

Spiraling Up: The Ethics of Effective Self Care for the Helping Professional

  • Friday, June 15th, 2018 at 8:30am - 11:30am
    Location: Washtenaw ISD: 1819 S. Wagner Rd, Ann Arbor

    If you are a helping professional in an organization, you are well aware of the struggle to…

Re: Con The Convention of New Beginnings

  • Wednesday, November 7th, 2018 (all day), Thursday, November 8th, 2018 (all day), Friday, November 9th, 2018 (all day)
    Location: Grand Traverse Resort, Traverse City, Mi

    Core Purpose:


Michigan Rehabilitation Association

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