VRA Canada supports vocational rehabilitation professionals and the advancement of the profession through education, communication, advocacy, and networking.
To lead the vocational rehabilitation profession in supporting persons experiencing vocational challenges to achieve their unique and individual goals.
OUR VALUES ARE THE FOUNDATION OF WHO WE ARE AND HOW WE PRACTICE:
Equity, Diversity,and Inclusion
OUR CODE OF ETHICS ENSURES THAT VRA CANADA MEMBERS FOLLOW THE HIGHEST PRINCIPLES AS THEY HELP YOU ENTER OR RE-ENTER THE WORLD OF WORK.
VRA Canada has developed the Canadian Code of Ethics for Rehabilitation Professionals to guide the ethical practice of our members. This code is rooted in the fundamental spirit of respect and caring.
The ethical principles we follow are:
Respect for the dignity, rights and autonomy of persons
Integrity in professional relationships
Board of Directors
E. Anne Macgregor
MBA, B.KIN, RVP, MCVP, MHP, ONTARIO SOCIETY REPRESENTATIVE
HBSW, RRP, CVRP, CVRP REPRESENTATIVE
RRP, CVRP, CCVE, CHAIR OF FINANCE COMMITTEE, CAVEWAS PRESIDENT, DIRECTOR AT LARGE
DIRECTOR AT LARGE
B.SC (PSYCHOLOGY), RRP, CVRP, ATLANTIC SOCIETY REPRESENTATIVE
BA, RRP, RTWDM, BRITISH COLUMBIA SOCIETY REPRESENTATIVE
RRP, CVE, CCVE, CVRP, CVO, DIRECTOR-AT-LARGE, CHAIR OF GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE
M.ED., RRP, CVE, CCRC, CCVE, CVE, CVRP(F), DIRECTOR-AT-LARGE, CO-CHAIR CONFERENCE COMMITTEE
PRAIRIES SOCIETY REPRESENTATIVE
RRP, RVP, CVRP, RTWDM, CDMP, DIRECTOR AT LARGE
BA, RRP, CVRP (F), CCVE (F), DIRECTOR-AT-LARGE, CO-CHAIR CONFERENCE COMMITTEE, CO-CHAIR GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE
HONS. B.SC., D.S.W., M.ED. (CRDS), R.R.P, DIRECTOR-AT-LARGE, PRESIDENT
M.ED., RSW, CCRC, CVRP(F), CVE, RRP DIRECTOR-AT-LARGE, CHAIR OF MEMBERSHIP VOICES COMMITTEE
VRA CANADA FELLOWSHIP AWARD
The VRA Canada Fellowship Award is a distinction reserved for a select group of members whose accomplishments in the field of Vocational Rehabilitation are deemed fitting of this prestigious award.
Nominations are accepted and reviewed by the Board of Directors. Successful nominees and their nominators will be notified upon the decision of the Board. The nominated member will be recognized at the next National Conference and in a formal letter from the President of the Association to all the Association members.
In order to be considered for this award, the member must:
- Be a member in good standing.
- Be a member in excess of 10 years
- Have provided expertise that has dramatically changed the profession and/or the association and is recognized as an expert and contributor within the VR community and the Association.
- Have contributed to academic excellence, writings and research.
- Have made significant contributions to the evolution of the Association through advocacy, public/government relations, policy, and committee work.
- Have demonstrated excellence in their contribution.
This nomination form must also be accompanied by a letter outlining the nominee’s contribution to the Association, the profession and to professionals.
VRA Canada would like to acknowledge the following recipients of the Fellowship Award for their hard work and dedication to VRA Canada.
Dr. Garry Corbett
Dr. Jody Hawley
VRA Canada is pleased to have the opportunity to support the education of a future or current vocational rehabilitation professional. Two scholarships of $1,000 are available.
An application form must be completed and submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by the deadline of September 30, 2023, at 11:59 pm EST.