Person-Centered Thinking and Planning Workshop

Person-Centered Thinking and Planning

A Best-Case Practice for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Their Families

This workshop introduces concepts related to person-centered thinking and planning processes, and discusses ways to implement and maintain effective person-centered thinking and planning with people of all ages. The workshop will include:

  • ARC LogoAn introduction to the concepts of person-centered thinking and self-determination.
  • Critical features of the person centered planning process – including a brief overview of plan types and example plans
  • Maintaining person-centered planning and thinking beyond the planning session

The presenter is Dr. Chris Vatland, a post doctoral fellow at UNMC's Munroe-Meyer Institute.  He received his PhD in Special Education at the University of Oregon and has worked in the intellectual and developmental disability field for more than 15 years.

Sponsored by
The ARC of Nebraska and the UNMC Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation


Registration Fee (registration deadline is 5:00pm CST, April 24, 2013)
There will be a $15 fee collected the day of the conference.


Autism Center of Nebraska, 9012 Q Street (Northwest corner of 90th and Q)

 Contact Information:

  • Pat Cottingham, ARC Program Coordinator
    Phone: (402) 416-8909
  • Sarah Swanson, Munroe-Meyer Institute Community & Family Resource Coordinator
    Phone: (402) 559-4573 or (800) 656-3937 ext #94573
  • Mark Smith, Munroe-Meyer Institute Community & Family Resource Specialist
    Phone: (402) 559-5744 or (800) 656-3937 ext #95744

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