Call for Proposals

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

2012 Southwest Region National Rehabilitation Association/Arkansas Rehabilitation Association Annual Training Conference

The Arlington Resort Hotel and Spa, Hot Springs, Arkansas


          

May 23-25, 2012

 

Invitation to Present

The Southwest Region National Rehabilitation Association (SWNRA)/Arkansas Rehabilitation Association (ARA) invites your participation in the 2012 Annual Training Conference, which will be held May 23-25, 2012 at the Arlington Resort Hotel and Spa in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

 

The theme of the 2012 Annual Training Conference is Back to the Future.”  All interested individuals, facilities, agencies and organizations, are invited to submit proposals for concurrent session presentations.

 

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

 

Requested proposal topics include (proposals focusing on these topics will be given priority)


Time Management and Multi-Tasking


Relationship Issues


Conflict Resolution and Mediation


HIPPA


Customer Service


Mediation


Passion and Joy in Work


Team Building


Professionalism

 

Other recommended proposal topics include (but are not limited to)


Access


Diversity


Managed Care


Research in Rehabilitation


Assessment


Employment


Medical Developments


School-to-Work Transition


Rehabilitation Partnerships


Ethics*


Rehabilitation Counseling


Technological Advancements


Cultural Awareness Developments


Rehabilitation Leadership 


Rehab in Industry


Training and Education


SSI/SSDI Benefits Planning


Crisis Management


Job Development and Placement


Supported Employment


Counseling Techniques


Managing Professionals


Substance Use Disorder


Work Adjustment Training

           

*Ethics presentations must be based on the current CRC Code of Ethics and should include discussion of the Code, as well as cite specific codes addressed in the presentation.

 

Proposals should be designed for concurrent sessions of either one hour or one and one-half (1.5) hour duration.  All concurrent sessions will be set up theater style with a podium, and a screen. Please be sure to accurately complete the AV Request included in the Call for Proposals.

 

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.

 

Review Criteria for Proposals:


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Overall quality;


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Relevance to the field of rehabilitation;


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


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Practical application of idea presented;


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Originality and timeliness of idea.


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

 


              

Notification:


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Notification of proposal inclusion will be provided to the primary presenter no later than March 18, 2012.

 

Instructions for Proposal Submission:


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Please use the Call for Proposals form or an exact duplicate.


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Please assure all information is clearly legible


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Submit the original plus two copies (only if mailed);


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Application must be complete


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


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


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


 

PLEASE SUBMIT ALL PROPOSALS BY February 28th, 2012.

 

All proposals must be submitted to:

Tresvil G. Pack, Ph.D., CRC, LPC

17 Spradlin Road

Conway, AR 72032

Or email: Tresvil@gmail.com

 

Hotel Accommodations

2012 Southwest Region National Rehabilitation Association/Arkansas Rehabilitation Association Annual Training Conference

The Arlington Resort Hotel and Spa
Hot Springs, Arkansas
http://www.arlingtonhotel.com
Resort Direct Line
1-800-643-1502 or 501-623-7771


2012 Southwest Region National Rehabilitation Association/Arkansas Rehabilitation Association Annual Training Conference


          

The Arlington Resort Hotel and Spa, Hot Springs, Arkansas

May 23-25, 2012

 


          

Biographical Data Form

(One Form Required for Each Presenter)

NOTE:  The lead presenter will be the contact person for the presentation.  Please print clearly or type information.

 

Name:                                                                                                                                                            

Name and Professional Credentials (as you want them to appear on the Program if you are selected)

 

Preferred Address:                                                                                                                                    

                                Number and Street

 

City                                                                                                           State   __  Zip  ____                       

 

Telephone:                                                                                                                                                   

                        Office                                                            Home                                                                    Mobile

 

E-mail address:                                                                                                                                          

 

Current Job Title:                                                                                                                                       

                                    Title and Description

 

Employer’s Name/Department:                                                                                                              


                 

                                                 Employer                                                       Department

 

Education (include basic preparation through highest degree held):

Institution (Name, City, State)                    Degree & Major               Year Degree Awarded

 

_______________                                                                                                                                                   

 

_____________                                                                                                                                                      

 

______________                                                                                                                                                    

 

Use this space to briefly describe your professional experience or areas of expertise (including publications), which contribute to your particular involvement with this presentation.

 

___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

2012 Southwest Region National Rehabilitation Association/Arkansas Rehabilitation Association Annual Training Conference


          

The Arlington Resort Hotel and Spa, Hot Springs, Arkansas


          

May 23-25, 2012

 

Call for Proposals — Application

 

Title of Presentation (7-10 word maximum):   

 

                                                                                                                                                                       

 

Targeted Audience (level of audience knowledge/expertise):                        

___  Beginning                       __  Intermediate                       ___  Advanced

 

Time Period Preferred:
____  1 hour                                                                            _____ 1.5 hours

 

 

Handouts:  Handouts must accompany program proposal applications to fully evaluate proposals. Note that ethics handouts must directly cite the current CRC Code of Ethics, and cite specific codes that are addressed.

 

Room Arrangement:  Theater Style is standard.  Please indicate if you would like us to consider special arrangements.

                                                                                                                                                                       

 

Final Program Summary (maximum 50-word description appropriate for final program):

 

                                                                                                                                                                       

 

                                                                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                                                                       

 

The Receipt Deadline for all proposal submissions is February 28, 2012

Tresvil G. Pack, Ph.D., CRC, LPC

17 Spradlin Road

Conway, AR 72032

Or email: Tresvil@gmail.com


          

2012 Southwest Region National Rehabilitation Association/Arkansas Rehabilitation Association Annual Training Conference


          

The Arlington Resort Hotel and Spa, Hot Springs, Arkansas


          

May 23-25, 2012

 


          

Call for Proposals

 

Please complete all application items and attach a one-page resume/vita for all presenters.  Proposals must be received by February 28, 2012.  The following information is required to obtain program certification credit.  Please be sure to complete pages 3, 4, 5, and 6.  Presentations on Ethics must indicate inclusion and discussion of the CRC Code of Ethics to meet CRC credit requirements, and must cite specific codes that will be addressed.

 

1.         Objectives/Method.  List program objective(s) in clear Terms.

Example:         1. Identify the problems associated with substance abuse

                        2. Develop strategies to facilitate employment.

 

            ______________________________________________________________________________

 

______                                                                                                                                                           

 

                                                                                                                                                                       

 

 

2.         Content.  Provide an outline of the content to be presented for each objective.


                     

Example:       A.         The most common problems

                                                1,2,3

                        B.         Discuss strategies

                                    1,2,3

 

            ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

 

3.         Time Frame.  State the time frame for each objective.


                     

Example:       30 minutes

 

                                                                                                                                                                       

 

                                                                                                                                                                       

 

                                                                                                                                                                       

 

 

 

 

 

4.         Presenter(s).  List presenter for each objective.  List presenter/student ratio requirements

Example:         Objective 1:  First presenter


                     

                      Objective 2:  Both presenters

 

                                                                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                                                                       

 

5.         Teaching.  Describe teaching method(s) (lecture, small group, interactive, roleplay, simulation, etc.)


                     

Example:       Lecture, PowerPoint

                                                                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                                                                       

 

2012 Southwest Region National Rehabilitation Association/Arkansas Rehabilitation Association Annual Training Conference


          

The Arlington Resort Hotel and Spa, Hot Springs, Arkansas


          

May 23-25, 2012

 

Audiovisual Equipment: Please indicate with a check each piece of equipment you will require for your presentation, if accepted.

 

______  Overhead projector

 

_____ Screen

 

_____ LCD Projector

 

Additional Audiovisual Equipment

If you require different audiovisual equipment from that listed above please contact Penny Willmering at: 479-968-0461 or pwillmering@atu.edu.

 

OTHER:  ______________________________________________________________________________

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Please complete this form by February 28, 2012 and return with the Call for Proposals to:

 

Tresvil G. Pack, Ph.D., CRC, LPC

17 Spradlin Road

Conway, AR 72032

Or Email: Tresvil@gmail.com