McLean, VA (PRWEB) May 25, 2016
The Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (PRA) and Psychiatric Rehabilitation Foundation (PRF) are pleased to announce the appointment of Colleen Delaney Eubanks, CAE, as Chief Executive Officer. Representing more than 1,300 individual and organizational members, representing 8,000 psychiatric rehabilitation professionals, PRA is focused on growing and training the recovery workforce. Eubanks was introduced to the PRA membership this week at the 2016 Workforce Summit in Boston, with more than 900 psychiatric rehabilitation professionals in attendance.
Colleen Delaney Eubanks, CAE, brings more than 25 years of association and nonprofit management experience. Her career has been heavily focused in the cause and policy sector, with an emphasis in health care, advocacy and Chapter-based associations. Colleen’s chief staff executive experience includes serving as of the chief staff executive of the American Health Quality Association, the National Child Support Enforcement Association, and the Christ Child Society of Washington, DC.
“We are thrilled to welcome Colleen to the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association and Foundation,” said Roy Starks, PRA Chair. “Colleen’s experience achieving organizational and strategic objectives, coupled with her expertise leading complex advocacy, training and credentialing initiatives will greatly benefit PRA as we grow and train the Rehabilitation Practitioner workforce.”
In addition, Casey Goldberg has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer. Goldberg has been an integral part of PRA and PRF staff for nearly nine years, serving most recently as Associate Vice President, Certification Programs. Goldberg oversees and manages the activities of key leadership groups and teams responsible for the development and maintenance of PRA’s credentialing programs and will now add PRA’s Academy of Psychiatric Rehabilitation & Recovery to her oversight portfolio.
“I’m excited to work with Casey and the entire PRA staff team to continue the organization’s essential work and impressive growth trajectory,” said Eubanks. “I also look forward to working with the dedicated PRA and PRF Board of Directors, Commission, Chapters and key stakeholders groups to advance our mission to train the recovery workforce while promoting wellness and recovery.”
About the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (PRA): As the nonprofit organization focused on growing and training the recovery workforce, the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association, is the preeminent association for the development, support, and dissemination of information about the practice of psychiatric rehabilitation and recovery. PRA believes that the practice of psychiatric rehabilitation leads to recovery, and thus is committed to the growth of psychiatric rehabilitation in both quantity and quality, and to the universal availability of state-of-the-art psychiatric rehabilitation services for all individuals with mental illness who seek such services. For more information, visit http://www.psychrehabassociation.org.
About the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Foundation (PRF): The Psychiatric Rehabilitation Foundation accelerates the growth and training of the recovery workforce while expanding wellness and recovery. The Foundation supports and promotes training and education by hosting the Recovery Workforce Summit and delivering courses through the Academy of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Recovery. The Foundation supports current and evolving programs and activities including research, grants, and public outreach.
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