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, families, 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.
This is a professional development opportunity. Training begins at 9:00 am and ends at 4:00 pm. You must attend both days in order to complete the training and receive a certificate of attendance.
Training Description: This interactive, two-day training serves as a foundation for everyone involved in supporting people with significant disabilities. During this training, participants 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 that help people with disabilities achieve an Everyday Life.
2019–2020 Training Dates and Locations
|Dates (Participants must attend both training days)||Location|
|Wednesday, December 4, 2019 and
Thursday, December 5, 2019
|Northampton County Human Services Building
2801 Emrick Blvd
Bethlehem PA 18020
|Monday, January 6, 2020 and
Monday, January 13, 2020
|Berks County Intermediate Unit – #14
1111 Commons Blvd
Reading, PA 19612-6050
|Thursday, February 20, 2020 and Friday, February 21, 2020||PaTTAN Harrisburg
6340 Flank Drive
Harrisburg, PA 17112
|Monday, March 2, 2020 and
Monday, March 9, 2020
|Chester County Government Services Center
601 Westtown Road
West Chester, PA 19380
|Thursday, March 26, 2020 and Friday, March 27, 2020||PaTTAN Pittsburgh
3190 William Pitt Way
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
Gate code for 3/26: 48309
Gate code for 3/27: 40927
All training sessions will be held from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Registration will begin at 8:30 am. Lunch will not be provided.
The Bureau of Human Services Licensing has updated the form to be used to report incidents and conditions to the Department of Human Services.
Licensing Free Trainings
The Department of Human Services Bureau of Human Services Licensing is offering free statewide trainings for community homes for individuals with intellectual disabilities, family living homes, adult training facilities, and vocational facilities for persons with intellectual disabilities. These trainings are being conducted by Northampton Community College in four regions across the state on multiple dates with multiple topics.