Patricia B. Nemec, Psy.D., C.R.C., C.P.R.P.
Pat Nemec is an independent trainer and consultant in psychiatric rehabilitation, and holds adjunct faculty appointments at Boston University, the University of Maryland (College Park), and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.
From 1984-2008, she was on the faculty of the Rehabilitation Counseling program at Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at Boston University, where she was responsible for the psychiatric rehabilitation specialization. While at Boston University, Nemec worked on the team developing the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Training Technology at the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation. From 1972 to 1984, Nemec worked in various capacities providing direct services for people with psychiatric disabilities in both inpatient and community programs, coordinating volunteer training programs, and assisting in the design and implementation of research and evaluation projects. She is currently active in the US Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association, and serves as the Vice President of the Commission for Certification of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioners. She has written a number of articles, book chapters, and training materials on psychiatric rehabilitation.
Nemec received her BA from Syracuse University, and her Psy.D. from the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2007 John Beard Award from the US Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association.