Serving the Practice and Practitioners of Psychiatric Rehabilitation in NJ Since 1980

Envisioning change, creating opportunity, promoting hope.

Friday June 9, 2023

Virtual Format
9 AM – 1 PM


New And Improved Wellness Tools Peggy Swarbick, PhD, FAOTA
Motivational Interviewing: Developing New Skills to Support Change Joni Dolce, MS, CRC
Embracing Inclusion: Moving Beyond Cultural Competence Tameika Minor, PhD, CRC
2023 Recognition Award Recipients

Registration Opening Soon


New Jersey Psychiatric Rehabilitation Organization (NJPRA) is a nonprofit 501(c)(4) that serves the practice and practitioners of psychiatric rehabilitation in New Jersey. We envision improved wellness and recovery outcomes for persons with the lived experience of a serious mental illness and co-occurring conditions, as promoted by psychiatric rehabilitation practitioners, services and systems.

Our members are primarily professionals who work in more than 50 mental health agencies and organizations throughout New Jersey, but also includes students and persons with the lived experience of mental illness and their families.

Upcoming Events

6th Annual Spring Conference and Recognition Event

Friday, June 9 2023

Past Events

June 3rd and 8th, 2022  NJPRA 4th Spring Conference and Recognition:  Meeting Post-Covid Challenges: Refreshing Your Skills

Conference topics included: Applying Modern Theories of Grief to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Psychiatric Rehabilitation Strategies to Promote Employment Success, Applying the Intentional Relationship Model in Mental Health, and more. Sessions were recorded and shared with all registered attendees.


November 12th, 17th, and 19th, 2021  NJPRA 41st Fall Conference: Innovation in Psychiatric Rehabilitation

Conference topics included: Flourishing at Work, Employee Engagement and Recognition, Group and Peer Supervision, Innovation in CSS, 1115 Waiver Renewal, 988 Development and Implementation, Public Policy Forum, and more. Sessions were recorded and shared with all registered attendees.

April 9th, 2021 Member Agency Leadership Virtual Roundtable

Leadership representatives of NJPRA’s member agencies joined our Board of Directors to share their strategies and lessons learned during this year of  COVID-19 and to discuss policy priorities, and needs across our system.    There was robust discussion about workforce needs, hard and soft skills training and development, staff retention, telehealth, reimbursement for peer providers, challenges and successes in delivering services during the pandemic across settings, Legislative policy priorities and the 1115 Waiver.

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