Tuesday, November 1, 2011

What's all the buzz about 'P-CP'?

"What's all the buzz about 'P-CP'?"  
'PCP' is one of the latest Empowerment 'buzz' term proliferating in meetings, conferences and numerous periodicals. Is it simply the new millennial Empowerment fad?  Is 'P-CP' just a tangient concept to give the perception of individuality?

We are hearing about it in the education arena, especially for Students in Transition with or without Learning Disabilities. 

Companies have used a form of  'Person-Centered Planning' in Customer Service and are tailoring it to their Customer Care and other business models.  Employers who are evolving their workforce, rely on Person-Centered Planning with  Integration and Accommodations.

Physicians,Therapists, Psychologists, Rehabilitators and Counselors have always considered 'PCP' in the care and treatment of their Patients, in particular, for those with Mental Health, Geriatric and life-long conditions.

Governments, Boards and Commissions are establishing Task Forces; are mandating this Social Care; and are funding 'Person-Centered Planning'.  Additionally, Legislators and Policymakers are calling for swift promulgation with protracted monitoring of 'P-CP' implementation.

Agencies and organizations working with people who have Developmental and Intellectual  Disabilities have a history of incorporating Person-Centered Planning techniques.

Self-Advocates and  Stakeholders are lauding the benefits of Person-Centered Planning. 

So, what exactly is 'Person-Centered Planning'?

How effective is 'Person-Centered Planning'?

How is 'Person-Centered Planning' established as an Evidence-Based Practice?

Is 'Person-Centered Planning'  ushering in world-wide Public Service Reform?

Is 'Person-Centered Planning' the Self-Direction I need?

How do I Advocate for 'Person-Centered Planning' for Myself?

If you are focusing on any aspect of the Independence, Self-Determination, Inclusion, Productivity and Integration of people, resources, supports or services, Person-Centered Planning may be the perspective, tool and model approach for you.

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