Person-Centered Practices



Person-centered practices are ways of working with people that create partnerships. It brings together things that are important to the person, and the expertise of the worker resulting in a plan for wellness that is meaningful to the person receiving services. Providing this kind of support involves awareness of power imbalances and the role of stigma and stereotypes. This class offers specific strategies and language that foster a collaborative approach to treatment planning and different elements in a person’s wellbeing.




  • Evaluate current attitudes to mental health
  • Observe the effects of power imbalance in case studies
  • Recognize the need for a whole person approach to health and wellness
  • Cite specific examples of person-centered practices




Registrants who fully attend this training will be eligible to receive 2 continuing education (CE) hours certified by the Minnesota Board of Social Work and the Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy. CE certificates are provided by People Incorporated Training Institute.




Raymond Young

Raymond Young, CPS, BA, has 15 years of experience training diverse groups of adult, youth, and adolescent learners prior to joining the Training Institute at People Incorporated Mental Health Services. He has trained mental health workers, police officers, transportation professionals, business partners, and clients. Ray received his certification as a Certified Peer Specialist from the Minnesota Department of Human Services in 2017 and has since worked with individuals with various mental health conditions and behavioral health concerns. He has also studied Drug and Alcohol Counseling. Ray has a passion for working with youth in Youth Leadership Programs and as a mentor in the community.






The Great Lakes A/MH/PTTC is offering this training for individuals working in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI. This training is being provided in response to a need identified by Region 5 stakeholders.

Starts: Nov 11, 2022 8:45 am
Ends: Nov 11, 2022 11:00 am
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