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Person-Centered Thinking training

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ODP Announcement 19-046 provides information regarding upcoming training available to people with disabilities, family members, and other stakeholders (SCs Provider staff, AEs, organizational leadership). Person Centered Thinking is a core concept at the foundation of the services and supports provided to people with intellectual disabilities and autism in Pennsylvania. The above-mentioned individuals/groups are invited to come and learn about Person Centered Thinking and how it can be used to enhance the quality of life of the people we support.

This interactive, two-day training serves as a foundation for everyone involved in supporting people with significant disabilities. During this training, attendees will have the opportunity to develop their skills by completing a series of guided exercises. Participants will practice utilizing person-centered thinking resources and techniques. Information gathered using these skills can help teams develop meaningful Individual Support Plans (ISPs) that help people with disabilities achieve an Everyday Life.

All training sessions will be held from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Registration will begin at 8:30 am. Breakfast and lunch will not be provided.

The first trainings will be held Friday, May 17 and Friday, May 31, 2019 at the Intellectual disAbility Services in Philadelphia, as well as Monday, June 10 and Tuesday, June 11 at PaTTAN in Harrisburg. Additional sessions are being planned for the 2019/20 fiscal year. As soon as registration is open for these additional sessions, another announcement will be sent out. If you have any questions about this training opportunity, please submit them via email.

Person Centered Thinking is a core concept at the foundation of the services and supports provided to people with intellectual disabilities and autism in Pennsylvania. People with disabilities, self-advocates, and other stakeholders are invited to come and learn about Person Centered Thinking and how it can be used to enhance the quality of life of the people we support.

The training is an interactive, two-day training that services as a foundation for everyone involved in supporting people with significant disabilities. You must attend both days in order to complete the training and receive a certificate of attendance. These skills will help teams develop meaningful Individual Support Plans that help people with disabilities achieve an Everyday Life.

The trainings are scheduled for Harrisburg and Malvern in April and May. Please see the ODP announcement for details.