It is hoped that the information in this guide is written in a way that is easy to understand. This was done so that; people with developmental disabilities who read, can read it and use it; people who advocate for those who cannot read can explain it more easily; we can all understand. Its-My-Choice by … Read moreIt’s MY Choice
Person Centered Thinking Trainings-2019 (PCT) focuses on empowering people receiving supports to have positive control over a life they find meaningful. PCT approaches respectfully address issues of health and safety from a variety of perspectives. In this 2-day interactive training participants learn to effectively: Use Person Centered Thinking tools to gather information that leads to a … Read more2-DAY PERSON CENTERED THINKING TRAINING
by M. Smull, M. Bourne, and W. Allen This workbook (4th edition, published 2004) was created to help families develop an essential lifestyle plan with a family member. You should have a copy of one or more example plans with the workbook and you should have someone trained in developing Essential Lifestyle Plans working with you. … Read moreFamilies Planning Together: Starting Work on an Essential Lifestyle Plan
This is a story about Chris and his move from Sonoma Developmental Center back to the Bay Area.
Michael Smull talks about how training in person centered thinking and planning is just the beginning and not the end to the culture change that we seek.
The SLS Quality Review Process is designed as a comprehensive team review of a provider’s supported living services. By looking at how the provider is doing in supporting a sample of individuals, the team will identify the provider’s areas of strengths and needs. The SLS Quality Review Process is focused on the provider and would only … Read moreSupported Living Service Quality Review Process
We’re excited to give you the Participant Guide for the upcoming NorCal Gathering in Petaluma. You’ll find the agenda, a hotel listing and some information about the introductory 4+1 activity (don’t worry if you’ve never used it before). You will see that there are many hotel options in Petaluma and even more in the greater … Read moreParticipant Guide for Infinite Waters
Additional session added to the agenda. Michael Smull will lead a special, two hour session reviewing the new curriculum. In addition, certified PCT trainers will be provided the new materials on a flash drive. Register here at Brown Paper tickets.
NorCal Gathering March 21-22, 2018 Special Guests Include: Mary Lou Bourne, Director of NCI and Quality Assurance NASDDDS Michael Smull, Senior Partner, Support Development Associates, LLC Petaluma Community Center • 320 N. McDowell Blvd. • Petaluma, CA 94954 • 707.778.4380 Join us for the third NorCal Gathering. We’ll be learning and sharing experiences and information about … Read moreInfinite Waters: Diving Deep Into Conversations About Person Centered Practices
Developed for Connections for Information and Resources on Community Living (CIRCL) by Kathleen Campbell Joan Schmidt June, 2004 Written by parent vendors Kathi Campbell and Joan Schmidt, this is a comprehensive guide for parents who want to be vendored for single household supported living services. While some of the particulars (e.g., regulations) may have been … Read moreA Guide to Single Household Supported Living Services