The Art & Soul of 
Person-Centered Planning
What name do you call yourself? Is it large enough to hold 
your life’s purpose? What images would you use to express it?
Person-centered planning can mean many things in different contexts. When practice aligns with original intention, everyday expectations and experiences change for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and other community members. The places where a person engages move away from human service settings to typical community places. The range of choice and self-determination increases. They fill more and more valued social roles and grow in their capacity to explore, discover and act from a place of authenticity and purpose in life. 

This half-day interactive session will be situated within a framework of exploration, inquiry, listening, and  reflective practice designed to “make the invisible visible” through words, colors and images.  Participants will touch the strings of the ‘art and soul’ of person-centered planning through a delightful exchange of conversation and graphic facilitation.
Carol Blessing & MaryJo Caruso
This session is intended for anyone interested in understanding how person-centered planning and graphic facilitation should be practiced to achieve outcomes of community inclusion and valued social roles. This includes, but is not limited to, people with disabilities, family members, direct support professionals and other service providers, administrators and regulators of disability service programs.
Thursday,  June 6, 2019 | Beth El Congregation of the South Hills
1900 Cochran Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15220
9:00 am - 12:00 pm | FREE for participants from southwestern PA 
$10/per person for participants from 
outside the region. Breakfast is included
RSVP by May 30 to Kelly Gremba at
412-299-2231 or is limited.
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