ABOUT THIS COURSE:
Is your person-centered planning process really person-centered? Many planning processes use formats and content areas that are dictated by regulatory requirements. You have to question how person-centered they are if other people determine what should be in a persons plan. Based on CQL | The Council on Quality and Leaderships Personal Outcome Measures approach to quality enhancement, this course supplies you with effective tools and techniques to use information on personal outcomes for planning with people and creating a support plan that is truly person-centered. You can be assured that it is person-centered because it is based on the personal outcomes and priorities that are defined by each person for their own life. Through lessons, stories, and interactive activities, this course will show you how to use the Personal Outcome Measures to create a simple, easy-to-use support plan that wont end up in a file drawer! This course will be helpful to people who are responsible for developing and using individual support plans with people who have support needs related to such challenges as mental illness, developmental or physical disabilities, people dislocated due to family situations, and others with support needs. This series of e-learning courses lays the foundation for a deeper understanding of the personal outcomes approach, identifies and explains the 21 personal outcomes across services settings, and explores the practical use of Personal Outcome Measures in person-centered planning. Each course works as a stand-alone learning opportunity, but you are encouraged to complete them as a suite in order to gain as much in-depth knowledge and skill as possible. These courses provide an introduction for staff that are new to personal outcomes and can be used as an orientation for new staff and a component of staff development. To complete the course and receive continuing education credits, you must achieve an 80% score on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.