Presentation on theme: "Person Centered Thinking Day 2"— Presentation transcript:
1 Person Centered Thinking Day 2 Developed by Michael Smull with Bill Allen, Marc Archembault, Sherrie Anderson, Mary Lou Bourne, Amanda George, Cherie Goss, Julie Malette, Michael Steinbruck, and Nolda Ware
8 Find your “Relationship Map” and fill it out Put your name in the centerFill out each section based on how close you feel to family members, friends, etc.Who is paid to support you? Your doctor, whoever cuts your hair, etc. How close do you feel to them?
30 Learning personality ‘characteristics’ that need to be Present or Absent in supportersTo learn the characteristics that need to be present, ask:To learn the characteristics that need to be absent, ask:Who is closest to the person?Who enjoys spending time with the person?Who helps make good days happen for the person?What characteristics do these people have in common?Who does the person avoid?Who dislikes spending time with the person?Who helps the person have bad days?What characteristics to these people have in common?
37 What works/makes sense What doesn’t work/make sense CommunicationPeople who support Eric listen and try to understand what he is sayingEric sending and receiving to familyBeing ComfortablePeople try and make Eric think of something else when he is not comfortable in his different positionsIt’s quiet where he lives, no sudden or loud noises that surprise himPeople who support Eric can’t quickly understand what he’s sayingWhen Eric talks people don’t understand what he’s sayingHaving to answer “yes” and “no” when Eric has so much more to sayNew people take a long time to learn how Eric communicatesWearing wrist splints that he hates, are uncomfortable, may hurtHaving to spend time out of his chairHaving to stay on a positioning schedule when he wants to do other thingsHaving to be in that crawligatorEric’s Perspective
38 What works/makes sense What doesn’t work/make sense CommunicationEric’s continued patience as we try to learn better ways to understand himEric loves computers, maybe that will be a way he can tell us more clearly what he wants to sayHelping him be in contact with his family and friends usingRuth and “other staff” fitting in and figuring out how to make the computer work for Eric “when they can”.Being ComfortableSpending time with Eric when he’s in his crawligator. Helps keep his mind on more pleasant thingsMost of the time Eric is comfortableWe’re trying to get someone to look at his wrist splintsEric’s got a lot to say and no really clear, fast way to say it (in a way that lots of people can understand)Eric hates and won’t use the communication system that he’s “supposed” to useThere ARE communication systems out that that Eric would love to learn to use and we don’t know how to get oneEric hates his wrist splints so much that he will scratch his wrists and hands so he won’t have to wear themHe yells and cries when he’s in the crawligator and we have to tell him that he has to be in itHaving to do things to Eric that make him uncomfortable and hurt himPerspective of Eric’s Staff
45 Shared Talk In pairs 4 minute turns for all 4 questions Listener gives good attentionThinker talks 4 minutesSwapShare ‘freshest thinking’ with the group in a roundPost 1-2 of the ‘best’ ideas per questionAdapted from Kline, Nancy. (1998). Time to Think: Listening to Ignite the Human Mind. Cassell Illustrated.