Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Self Determination for Peers

I'm at a workshop to discuss self-determination for peers in Michigan's mental health system. We have discussed barriers and ways to promote SD, and Pam Werner is now reviewing the history of attempts to get SD to work in our community.

She has mentioned paperwork, and failure to implement as the two biggest problems. She is focusing on the Person centered plan as being subordinate to the ultimate goal of "getting a life"

The ultimate question is "What is my dream"?

Look at Community Inclusion, Participation, Independence and Productivity.

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