Person-Centered Thinking Training

Presenter:       Barbara Sapharas, MA

Mentor Trainer-The Learning Community for Person Centered Practices (TLC-PCP)

Ohio Ambassador-Charting the LifeCourse-Family Resource Network of Ohio (FRNO),

Nisonger Center-The Ohio State University

Nexus Team Member-Charting the LifeCourse-Univ. of MO, Kansas City (UMKC)


Brief Description:

The presentation will include introduction to the concepts and principles of Person Centered Thinking (PCT). Participants will be introduced to the 11 PCT skills as well as have guided practice in at least 10 of 11 skills. In addition, participants will identify how they can use the 11 PCT skills to complete their job functions. Participants will complete some activities on themselves, with a partner and in small group work as well as sharing learning in a large group setting.



Participants will:

  • Know the core concept of PCT
  • Have guided practice in at least 10 of the 11 PCT skills
  • Identify various ways that PCT skills and resources can be used to support their professional/personal roles, including: discovery/assessment, planning, review, authorizing services and supports, etc.
  • Identify how to organize the info gathered using the PCT skills


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Jan 30 - 31 2023


9:00 am - 4:00 pm




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