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Program Information
Program Name: PARfessionals Behavioral Health Research Development Corporation
Year the Program was Started: 2011
Public Contact Person: Jorea Kelly, Nationally Certified Psychiatric Technician
Address: Little Rock Technology Park, 417 Main Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
Telephone #: (501) 221-7120
Fax #: (888) 370-7299
Email Address:
Website URL:
Program Category: Employment, Peer Support, Recovery Education
Target Participants:
African American, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, Native American/Alaskan, Women, LGBT, Co-occurring substance abuse, Co-occurring HIV/AIDS, Co-occurring MR/DD, Trauma Survivors, Persons on Inpatient Units, Persons w/ Criminal Justice Issues, Persons who are Homeless, Veterans, Children, Families of Children, Adolescents, Young Adults, Adults, Older Adults, Other
Program Setting:
Annual Program Budget: None
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: None
Paid Part-Time: None
Volunteers: 20+
Consumer involvement in the program
Number of staff members and volunteers who are consumers: Some
How often do consumer staff and volunteers participate in program decisions? Always
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: Some
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Training curricula, Individual training, Program brochure, Guides/Manuals, Website, Other
Cost for materials? Sometimes
Program Goals: Our mission is to serve as a junction of "science, knowledge, data, research, technology and investments."
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: PARfessionals is “Reshaping the Faces of Recovery” as an approved continuing education provider, dedicated to offering quality and economical continuing education, peer support and networking opportunities for addiction professionals, mental health professionals, para-professionals and other service providers in the mental health and addictions fields.
Additional Information: PARfessionals is an Arkansas-based, private research development firm for Peer Support and Recovery Providers in Addictions. It specializes in developing globally recognized Peer Addiction curriculum and healthcare training resources.

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