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Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities, 600 Mount Pleasant Avenue, Rhode Island College, Providence, RI 02908, 401-456-8072

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Person-Centered Thinking Facilitator / Advisor Training Spring 2018

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Rhode Island is in the process of expanding and refining Person-Centered practices throughout the state. One of the most important components of Person-Centered Thinking is the Facilitator who advises and assists the person to actively participate in developing a plan for all domains of their life. A work group of people who have a developmental disability, family members, advocates and service providers has developed the "Rhode Island Person-Centered Thinking Guide" which will be disseminated within the next few weeks. A brief outline of the core components of the Person-Centered Thinking process is available via the link below. This Guide will be the basis of an 18-hour training that will assist any interested person (who has real life experience with adolescents and/or adults who have developmental disabilities) to become a better facilitator and advisor.

We are offering a morning section, an afternoon section and an evening section. There will be additional sections in the future. These sections will meet at the Paul V. Sherlock Center on the Rhode Island College campus. If you are a Rhode Island resident and are interested, please register online for one of the three sections offered.

To view the core components of the person-centered thinking process, download the detailed description below.

Person-Centered Thinking Structural Components PDF image 265 kb (PDF)

All sections will be held in the Training Room (017) at the Sherlock Center / RI College.
Print Flyer PDF image 302 kb (PDF)

Monday Morning Section
Time: 9:00 am-12:00 PM
Meeting dates: March 19, 26; April 2, 9, 16 & 23, 2018

Monday Afternoon Section
Time: 12:30-3:30 PM
Dates: March 19, 26; April 2, 9, 16 & 23, 2018

Wednesday Evening Section
Time: 5:00-8:00 PM
Meeting dates: March 14, 21, 28; April 11, 18 & 25, 2018


Space is limited. Use the online link below to register for your session of choice. There is no fee to attend. A confirmation and parking pass will be issued upon registering.

Register Online

Accommodations Requests

If you need a reasonable accommodation (ASL Interpreter, materials in an alternate manner, etc.) to fully participate in an event, please make your request known when you register or contact Elaine Sollecito at the Sherlock Center.


Paul V. Sherlock Center
Rhode Island College
600 Mt. Pleasant Avenue
Providence, RI 02908
Voice: (401) 456-8072
TTY via RI Relay: 711 or (800)745-5555
Spanish via RI Relay: 711 or (866) 355-9241

Registration Questions?

Elaine Sollecito: esollecito@ric.edu

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