Course Overview

This course was created and provided by the Virtual Center of Excellence (VCE), a former project of the Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network (DWIHN). Content and format will be updated in the near future to address current accessibility standards. If you are unable to access the content in this section, please contact the imp support team for assistance.

This training provides instruction on the core principles of person-centered planning and facilitating pre-planning and person-centered planning meetings.

  • Duration: 1.0 hour
  • Credit Hours: MCBAP-R (1.0) MCBAP-S (0.0) Mi-CEC (1.0) Nursing (0.0)
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This course is unavailable for direct enrollment, please contact the Community Mental Health Association of Michigan.

Topics Covered

The Core Principles of Person-Centered Planning

This course provides an introduction to the Person-Centered Planning methodology. This course covers the core principles of the methodology including how to provide service to those communities and individuals dealing with behavioral health and developmental disorders. 

Facilitating Planning Meetings 

This course provides the information, and evidence-based best practices for the participants of this course to utilize when setting up the pre-planning and implementation meetings with the end client. This course should prepare the participants for the initial processes of utilizing this methodology with their end clients. It is recommended that the participants also take the "Person-Centered Planning Process: Independent Facilitator" course available from ImprovingMIPractices. 

Additional Considerations

Individual Plans of Service (IPOS), or treatment plans are the result result of a specific process called Person-Centered Planning.

Michigan requires person-centered planning and the resulting individual plan of service for everyone receiving mental heatlh or substance abuse services.

Course Objectives

This course covers the core principles requried in person-centered treatment planning.

This course enhances understanding of the processes and activities involved in PCP.


What People Are Saying

I was happy with my overall experience with the module. It was user friendly and provided multiple instructions on how to access the next needed section.

- Amber H.