Essential lifestyle plans are developed through a process of listening, learning and acting. In the pages that follow, you will find a collection of articles on how to do that in a responsible way. A way that supports people in living the good quality life they deserve. These are selected writings by Michael W. Smull on … Read moreListen, Learn, Act
Written by Helen Saunders and Associates and published by the UK Department of Health, this information is designed to help providers know how to use person-centred planning approaches to deliver truly person-centred services. Person Centred Planning Advice for Providers
A workbook for helping people with disabilities evaluate the places they live and work. This is a workbook about PROGRAM EVALUATION. That means looking at the things a program is good at (its strengths) and the things it should work on (its needs). It is a way to help a program improve and get better … Read moreANDI for Consumers
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