Endeavour for Excellence. Week Two Day 1. Mon 20 May - Agenda. Review and explore our work to date What has been learnt about our newly formed partnerships with people? What has been learnt from engaging in the process of discovery? Preparation for next steps
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Endeavour for Excellence Week Two Day 1
Mon 20 May - Agenda • Review and explore our work to date • What has been learnt about our newly formed partnerships with people? • What has been learnt from engaging in the process of discovery? • Preparation for next steps • Best practice strategies for individualisedplanning
Tues 21 May & Wed 22 May - Agenda • Presentation of Distinctive Identity Portraits • 25 – 30 minute presentations by primary supporters or teams • Home, Relationships, and Roles • Desired Change • Assets, Interests, and Conditions • Fundamental and Most Pressing Needs • Critiquing of Portraits • Feedback intended to build on and improve discovery work
Thurs 23 May - Agenda • Preparing to plan • Planning questions and considerations • Planning process • Planning meeting process • Useful frames and strategies
Fri 24 May - Agenda • Individualised Supports • A description of our new way of working • Imagining Better • Stories designed to inspire and provoke thought and consideration
Review - SRV • Whyis it so hard for people we support to enjoy the same goodlife we take for granted? • What contributes to someone being devalued? • What are some of the common life experiences of people who are devalued? • What are some of the impacts of devaluation? • What is the antidoteto devaluation? • What are the two primary strategies of SRV?
Review- SRV • What do we mean by role expectancy and circularity? • What question do we ask if we are inquiring about the culturally valued analog? • When we are exploring model coherency, on what two factors do we focus? • How is the conservatism corollary helpful in our work? • What do we mean by personal, valued social integration? • How are non-programmatic issues different than programmatic ones?
Review – Individualised Practice • What is the first thing to attend to when engaging in this new way of working? • After negotiating a positive and respectful working relationship, what is our next task? • Why is discovery so importantto doing the work in a different way? • What are the three biggest, most universal domains for defining a desirable lifestyle? • What threeresources should we explore before organising formal supports?
Review – Partnership & Empowerment • What are some of the most critical features of a good partnership? • What do we mean by “interpersonal identification”? • What are some of the most beneficial roles of supporters? • What are some universal characteristics of choice? • What options are we most likely to choose? • What are some strategic supports we can offer to enhance choice-making?
Review – Discovery • Why invest in discovery? • What are some of the characteristics of good discovery? • What three areas of information are especially relevant to discovery? • What kinds of things might constitute assets or talents?
Partnering • Shared values • Shared responsibility • Mutual respect • Role clarity • Communication • Conflict management • Interpersonal identification
Discovery • Intentional, strategic, focused • Intensive, thorough, wholistic • Positive, capacity-focused • Optimistic, hopeful, respectful • Descriptive, observant, factual • Multiple perspectives • Novel experiences, new possibilities • Locally grounded
From Discovery to Planning Feb. 9 – Mar 4 Enhancing discovery Preparing for individualised planning
When is Discovery Complete? • Never! • New and useful ‘discovery’ habits: • Observing detail • Noticing competency • Imagining possibility • Curiosity and creativity • Customizing support
Person-Centered Approaches • Personal Futures Planning (PFP) • Beth Mount - oriented toward organizing and extending a person’s social supports. • Making Action Plans (MAPS) • Marsha Forest - oriented toward planning for school inclusion. • Planning Alternative Tomorrows with Hope (PATH) • Pearpoint, O’Brien, & Forest - oriented toward helping individuals and groups chart strategies for achieving valued futures.
Person-Centered Approaches • Essential Lifestyle Planning (ELP) • Smull-oriented toward encouraging community services to become more person-centered in their approach to serving people, especially those with challenging behavior. • Roles-Based Planning • Ramsey - marries Person-Centered Planning and Social Role Valorization to improve social status, social inclusion, and employment outcomes.
What Constitutes Individualised Planning? • Focuses on just one person at a time • Portrays person in most positive light • Empowers person with rights and responsibility • Looks to create new options • Focuses on typical, highly valued and desirable possibilities • Specifies most fitting roles • Addresses enhancement of relationships
Desired Planning Outcomes • The most fitting possibilities worth embracing • The most highly regarded opportunities to pursue • Empowering and affirming the person • Engaging othersin the change effort • Concrete plan of action • Insuring accountability
The Facilitator’s Role • Act as advocatefor and defend the person • Build a committed and caring team • Model respect and consideration • Be creative, think outside the box • Develop a clear shared vision • Createrecordplanning activities • Generateenthusiasm and optimism • Inspireaction
Individualised Planning Decisions • Who to invite • What approach to embrace • When to meet • Where to meet • How to invite • Role of person • Major domains, themes, anticipated challenges
EFE Group Planning Option • Agreement and participation of person/family • Availability and participation of relevant team • Preparation work necessary • Guided/supported facilitation • 30 minute evening session to prepare
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