Course Overview

This course is for anyone who writes plans of service, regardless of the field of work or the type of plan you are developing, this course focuses on Developing Person-Centered, Strength-Based and Recovery-Oriented Individualized Plans of Service and aligns the plan’s deliverables to creating the best outcomes for recovery. These seven short modules are packed full of multiple types of scenarios to help you practice facilitation skills needed for the collaborative process of writing the plan with the person receiving services.

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Credit Hours: MCBAP-R (0.0), MCBAP-S (2.0), Mi-CEC (0.0), Nursing (0.0)
This module has been designed to conform to the WCAG 2.0 AA accessibility standards.

Topics Covered

  • How to develop a recovery-oriented goal with the person in your care.
  • Wording medical necessity and interventions into a plan that enhances recovery and considers where a person is in their stages of change.
  • How can an objective be written to achieve “matching” to readiness.
  • Examples of dialog to help develop your facilitation skills.

Additional Considerations

Please Note : As part of our content licensing agreement, these Motivational Interviewing courses are intended only for those practicing or providing services in Michigan, and only provide CEUs valid to Michigan providers. By enrolling in these courses you certify that you meet this criteria.


Course Objectives

  • Understand the building blocks of a plan.
  • Develop person-centered plans in collaboration with the person in your care
  • Practice strength-based facilitation skills used in the process of developing an IPOS or other plan.
  • Develop facilitation skills that identify a Recovery-Oriented goal.
  • Understand what Medical Necessity is and how those relate to developing a plan.
  • Develop skills to write interventions that demonstrate the assistive strategies for helping the person in your care to complete the objective.
  • Develop objectives for the person in your care based upon the person's level of readiness to participate in activities for achieving the goal.
  • Develop skills to write the sufficiency standards of the supports and services to be provided in the intervention.

What People Are Saying

I felt that this module not only solidified that knowledge that I have obtained, but the information was presented in a way that it added to my knowledge of and about this subject matter.

- Audrey  D.