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    January, 2018 | Volume 44
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Developing a Person-Centered System

Developing a Person-Centered System

This PowerPoint presentation approaches developing a person-centered system from the vantage point of changing the culture of your organization and aiming to create a workplace where person-centered thinking skills are part of every level of work. It challenges the notion that solely providing person-centered planning or being trained in person-centered planning suffices, and provides guidance on what steps to take to go from only implementing person-centered planning in some of your organization's services to becoming a full-fledged person-centered system.

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Innovative State Examples of PreEts Implementation in Schools

Person-Centered Planning and the Quest for System Change

This paper provides an in-depth overview of person-centered planning and systems. It first describes the common approaches, and contexts and functions for person-centered planning. The article then dives into system change, and the three change strategies an organization can utilize to shift to a person-centered system.

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Person-Centered Practices: Leading the Change that Matters Most

Person-Centered Practices: Leading the Change that Matters Most

This article addresses the shortfalls of person-centered plans (particularly the problem of focusing on addressing practical needs as opposed to what an individual needs to be fulfilled or happy) and issues with viewing the regulatory requirement for person-centered planning as 'another compliance document' without 'learning and deepening the understanding of the person at the heart of social care.' It also discusses the importance and how-to of integrating person-centered thinking and practices into one's organization.
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Person-Centered vs System-Centered with Beth Mount

Person-Centered vs System-Centered with Beth Mount

This resource is a short, straightforward, and visually engaging YouTube video that outlines the difference between organizations and services that are person-centered versus system-centered.

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