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Person Centered Planning

Person-centered planning is a set of approaches designed to assist an individual with a disability to plan their life and supports to increase their personal self-determination aned improve their own independence.

Learn how to implement strategies to promote person centered thinking in the classroom and/or create a transition assessment based on this person-centered approach.  The person-centered approach provides a description of the individual including what others like and admire about the person, things that are important to and for the person, characteristics a support person should have, and information on how the individual communicates with words and behaviors.

Participants will:

o    Use student vignettes as an introduction and practice the core concept from Person Centered Thinking Skills:    “Important To” and “Important For”

o     Practice skills from Person Centered Thinking

o    Practice using person centered skills to complete a Person Centered Description.

Important Session Information:

Dimension 1.3: Knowledge of Students, Dimension 2.3: Communication, Dimension 4.2: Goal Setting, Dimension 4.3: Professional Development; Standard 1 - Instructional Leadership

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Credits Available:
(6) CPE
Seats Available:
$0.00 (* No Charge)
Contact Person:
Alma Reinhart
Debbie Wilkes
Diagnostician, Parent, School Psychologist / Counselor, Special Education Director, Teacher (6-8), Teacher (9-12)
Date Time Location
3/22/2018 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Region 17 ESC - South Conference B


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