HOW TO BE PERSON-CENTERED?

Being person-centered helps you to learn about and understand the uniqueness of each person that you support. With the aid of both Beth Mount and Simon Duffy, your staff will have a better understanding of how being person-centered helps the people we support to take control of their lives and make their own choices.This new 80 minute module focuses on the very essence of what it means to be person-centered. By using practical approaches, explanations, strategies, and tools this module will help you to be person-centered.

Beth Mount uses her expertise, having been working in this field of study for over 35 years.  The ideal that every person with a disability can be a value member of community life. She  values the importance of person-centered plans and helps support it via art programs.

Simon Duffy is best know for defining key concepts such as individual budgets, self-directed support, the citizenship model and many others.

Upon successful completion of this module, you will be able to:

– Understand the meaning of person-centered practice and describe the key principles.

– Explain person-centered approaches, thinking and planning.

– Describe and apply a range of person-centered thinking tools to support your work.

Learn more about all of our modules here.

 

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