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.

Self-Determination in Long Term Care: Advanced continues the discussion begun in the Basics course and teaches how Person-Centered Planning can be useful in helping people explore their options in leading self-determined lives. This course should take approximately one and one-half hours to complete. This would be appropriate for NBCC, QIDP.

  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Credit Hours: MCBAP-R (1.5), MCBAP-S (0.0), Mi-CEC (0.0), Nursing (0.0)

Topics Covered

Person-Centered Planning and Self-Determination

The final course in this section revolves around person-centered planning and how this framework stands as the true building blocks for self-determination. The course expert provides an in-depth conversation and explanation of Person-Centered Planning while providing additional best practices for implementing it with end clients. 

Support Services and Community Living

This course also provides a deeper dive into Community Living and group support services that are available and fit into the person-centered planning framework. The services include group living and out of home support that may need to be implemented as part of the clients' treatment plans. 

Additional Considerations

You may find the Person-Centered Planning course helpful, the process and assessment can be used to develop self-directed services.

Course Objectives

  • Understand how to be creative with the services to meet the needs of your clients in regards to self-determination.
  • Understanding that person-centered planning as the main building blocks for self-determination.
  • Understanding Person-Centered Planning and Community Living.

What People Are Saying

I enjoyed the level of engagement and the pace at which information was presented. I was able to gauge my understanding in real time through the exercises within the module.

- Todd. B.