During November 2-5, 2016, CAE Validus started the first module of new professional training cycle on “Person Centered Planning – creating a better future for people with disabilities”.
Apart from the representatives from the Centre for Community Supported Service Provision Ozalj, Centre for Rehabilitation Pula, Centre for Community Supported Service Provision Osijek – „JA kao TI“, Centre for Rehabilitation Zagreb, Home for Adults Turnić, Centre for Social Welfare Brač and Association for Promoting Inclusion with its subsidiaries from Šibenik a non-governmental association Hand in Hand from Georgia has also participated in the training.
CAE Validus continues to work on strengthening the capacity of staff in direct support by implementing this program for more than five years in order to provide a service that will contribute to a better quality of life and lead to the desired changes in the lives of people with intellectual disabilities in the community as our neighbors and citizens. Due to a group of participants from various organizations and institutions, this training has proven to be an excellent platform for exchanging experiences and thoughts, and for mutual work on acquiring new skills and knowledge in this area. The first module was focused on facilitating the process of person centered planning using MAP tool.
Expert trainers involved in the training were:
- Patti Scott and David Hasbury, experts from US-based organization Neighbours International and
- Bojana Rozman, Ph.D., with more than 10 years of experience working with organizations on developing a person-centered approach to service and care.
The training will be carried out in two modules and four workshops. Upon completion of training the participants will gain the skills for facilitating the process of person-centered planning using MAP’s and PATH planning tools.