Independent Facilitation Training
An Independent Facilitator is a part of the person-centered planning process who assists individuals in planning their life how they see fit. The Developmental Disabilities Institute offers training to prepare individuals to serve as Independent Facilitators. If you would like to request Independent Facilitator training for your group or organization, please complete and return the DDI Training Request Form.
The following are some frequently asked questions (FAQ’s) regarding Independent Facilitation:
What is Independent Facilitation?
Independent facilitation is part of the person-centered planning process. It assures you that you have an ally in directing your person-centered planning meeting. Independent Facilitation is a medicaid reimbursable service which may not cost an individual any money to use. Often one's Community Mentl Health organization pays the Independent Facilitator directly.
What is an Independent Facilitator?
An Independent Facilitator responds directly to your dreams, desires and personal goals. The facilitator coordinates the planning process and assures that the plan is clear to all planning participants and is ready for implementation. This is someone other than your existing Support Coordinator.
Who can be your Independent Facilitator?
You do have a choice of who can be your Independent Facilitator
What does an Independent Facilitator do?
Independent Facilitators can do all of the following:
What does an Independent Facilitator NOT do?
Independent Facilitators DO NOT generally perform the following duties:
What kind of follow up can you expect?
Your Independent Facilitator will contact you to see:
Where can you find an Independent Facilitator?
You can locate an Independent Facilitator by: