It’s getting close to Gathering time in Petaluma! More information inside about our April 1-2, 2020 get together.
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 more Listen, 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
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 more It’s MY Choice
2020 Person Centered Thinking Training flyer Here’s a listing of two-day trainings offered by Mains’l. Person-centered thinking (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 … Read more 2-DAY PERSON CENTERED THINKING TRAINING OFFERINGS in 2020
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 more Families Planning Together: Starting Work on an Essential Lifestyle Plan
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 more Participant 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 more Infinite Waters: Diving Deep Into Conversations About Person Centered Practices
by Leigh Ann Kingsbury, MPA, Gerontologist Person centered planning is a common practice in most developmental disability systems. As people with disabilities are living to old age and being supported in the community as they age and die, there is an ever increasing need for advance care planning for people who have developmental and intellectual disabilities; … Read more Person Centered Planning and Communication of End-Of-Life Wishes With People Who Have Developmental Disabilities