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Tools of Person Centered Thinking

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Young Man with Autism Interviewed on COVID Impact

Derek is a young man who has Autism. He talks about his experience during the stay-at-home order during COVID and its impact. Listen to his interview by Trauma Expert Dr Karyn Harvey, currently working with The Learning Community for Person Centered Practices. Derek...

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Important to/Important for

A way to sort while working towards a good solution. A way to sort while working towards a good solution. · To think through a situation before deciding what should happen next · As an every day tool Important to/Important for -...

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Donut

Identifies role-specific responsibilities. (core responsibilities; use judgment and creativity) Identifies role-specific responsibilities. (core responsibilities; use judgment and creativity) · Help staff get clear about their responsibilities · Develop job...

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Matching Support

A structure to look at both what skills/supports and what “people characteristics” make for good matches A structure to look at both what skills/supports and what “people characteristics” make for good matches · Help people think about the kind of staff they want and...

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Communication Chart

At-a-glance view of key information and how a person communicates. Especially useful in supporting people who don’t communicate well with words At-a-glance view of key information and how a person communicates. Especially useful in supporting people who don’t...

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What’s Working/Not Working

Analyzes an issue/situation across multiple perspectives. Provide a picture of how things are right now. Analyzes an issue/situation across multiple perspectives. Provide a picture of how things are right now. · To do pinpoint problem solving· Before planning next...

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4+1 Questions

Helps people look at learning from their efforts. Given that learning a way to focus on future efforts. · To evaluate a specific process or effort · As a structure for group review 4+1 Questions - PDF

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The Learning Log

Directs people to look for ongoing learning. A structure that captures details of learning within specific activities and experiences · Replace the standard “progress note” · Track efforts related to a specific focused area of change · Deepen learning over time The...

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