Presentation on theme: "Person Centered Thinking Day 2 Developed by Michael Smull with Bill Allen, Marc Archembault, Sherrie Anderson, Mary Lou Bourne, Amanda George, Cherie Goss,"— Presentation transcript:
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
1.Put your name in the center 2.Fill out each section based on how close you feel to family members, friends, etc. 3.Who is paid to support you? Your doctor, whoever cuts your hair, etc. How close do you feel to them? Find your Relationship Map and fill it out
Learning personality characteristics that need to be Present or Absent in supporters Learning personality characteristics that need to be Present or Absent in supporters To 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?
What works/makes senseWhat doesnt work/make sense Communication People who support Eric listen and try to understand what he is saying Eric sending and receiving to family Being Comfortable People try and make Eric think of something else when he is not comfortable in his different positions Its quiet where he lives, no sudden or loud noises that surprise him Communication People who support Eric cant quickly understand what hes saying When Eric talks people dont understand what hes saying Having to answer yes and no when Eric has so much more to say New people take a long time to learn how Eric communicates Being Comfortable Wearing wrist splints that he hates, are uncomfortable, may hurt Having to spend time out of his chair Having to stay on a positioning schedule when he wants to do other things Having to be in that crawligator Erics Perspective
What works/makes senseWhat doesnt work/make sense Communication Erics continued patience as we try to learn better ways to understand him Eric loves computers, maybe that will be a way he can tell us more clearly what he wants to say Helping him be in contact with his family and friends using Ruth and other staff fitting in and figuring out how to make the computer work for Eric when they can. Being Comfortable Spending time with Eric when hes in his crawligator. Helps keep his mind on more pleasant things Most of the time Eric is comfortable Were trying to get someone to look at his wrist splints Communication Erics 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 wont use the communication system that hes supposed to use There ARE communication systems out that that Eric would love to learn to use and we dont know how to get one Being Comfortable Eric hates his wrist splints so much that he will scratch his wrists and hands so he wont have to wear them He yells and cries when hes in the crawligator and we have to tell him that he has to be in it Having to do things to Eric that make him uncomfortable and hurt him Perspective of Erics Staff
In pairs 4 minute turns for all 4 questions Listener gives good attention Thinker talks 4 minutes Swap Share freshest thinking with the group in a round Post 1-2 of the best ideas per question Adapted from Kline, Nancy. (1998). Time to Think: Listening to Ignite the Human Mind. Cassell Illustrated. Shared Talk