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Veronica Carey Appointed Chair of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association Academy

September 12, 2013

Dr Veronica CareyVeronica Carey, PhD, an assistant clinical professor in the Behavioral Health Counseling Department and Associate Director of the Department’s Saturday Scholars Program, has been appointed as the first Chair of the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (PRA) Academy. After being named Chair during a recent convening of the PRA Education and Training Strategy Taskforce, Carey learned that she will assume the role of governing the planning and execution of the National Recovery Workforce Summit for PRA in Baltimore, Maryland in June 2014. In addition, as Chair of the Academy, Carey will support international education and the sponsorship of trainings for implementation of psychiatric rehabilitation in countries seeking to enhance their behavioral health service systems.

With Carey as Chair of the PRA Academy, the College of Nursing and Health Professions will gain increased visibility in areas of President Fry’s strategic plan, including enhancement of Drexel’s global impact and creation of a nexus for research, technology and economic development.