Everyone, including individuals with mental and behavioral health challenges, has hopes and dreams about making their lives better. In this course, you will learn about what makes the person-centered planning approach different from traditional treatment planning. You’ll learn the significance of distinguishing between what is important to an individual and what is important for the individual, as well as the importance of promoting the active involvement of the persons receiving services in identifying their strengths, desires and needs.
Through interactive lessons, personalized planning strategies, and descriptive examples, you will learn how to implement the person-centered approach in order to significantly enhance the chances for individuals diagnosed with behavioral health challenges to succeed in the road to recovery. This course is appropriate for entry-level care staff, including social workers, case managers, and counselors.