What is the Michigan Rehabilitation Association?
The Michigan Rehabilitation Association is an interdisciplinary professional, consumer-oriented rehabilitation organization that functions in both the public and private sectors, and at the national, state, and local levels.
How much does membership cost?
Student memberships cost $48 per year and general membership is $150 per year. There are also new professional, affiliate, and organization rates. You can learn more by visiting www.nationalrehab.org. The cost includes a membership to both the National Rehabilitation Association AND the Michigan Rehabilitation Association. Two memberships for the price of one!
What are the benefits of membership? Why should I join?
- Training opportunities MRA sponsors along with other organizations a fantastic 3 day conference in the fall every year called Re:Con: The Convention of New Beginnings. We also hope to expand to offer additional trainings throughout the year. NRA also sponsors an annual training conference, a public policy conference, and other trainings throughout the year that members receive discounted registration fees and CEUs for.
- Networking With membership representing both public, private, and non-profit sectors, there are many great people to meet through your involvement with MRA. Having professional support outside of your workplace can be instrumental in developing your professional identity and building bridges that strengthen the profession as a whole. Learn what other people and agencies do to support people with disabilities and build connections to better serve your community!
- Advocacy Stay informed about the latest legislative actions impacting individuals with disabilities and our field of work. Our association participates in advocacy efforts at the local, state, and national levels. There is strength in numbers, let your voice be heard!
- Keeping in the Know Involvement with MRA will help you stay on top of trends in the field of disability and changes that may impact your service provision or services your clients receive at other agencies. Stay informed of disability awareness and celebration events that occur statewide.