Jeanie Whitecraft, IRCI Director, Receives Distinguished Career Award at PAPSRS 2012 Conference

Jeanie Whitecraft received the Distinguished Career Award from the Pennsylvania Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services at their 2012 annual conference. The standards for this award in part read, "This award is to honor an individual who, throughout their career, has effectively promoted the development and implementation of psychiatric rehabilitation services in Pennsylvania. ...and have no less than 10 years’ experience in psychiatric rehabilitation"

As noted in Jeanie's nomination, from The Friends Connection to the Certified Peer Specialist initiative to the development of the Institute for Recovery and Community Integration, she has been a pioneer in the recovery movement and a person with an unyielding belief in the strengths and values of the people seeking our services.