Independent Facilitation Training
Want to learn more about the Independent Facilitator process? Register for our informational webinar, An Overview of Independent Facilitation:
|Virtual||February 24, 2021||1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.||Register|
|Virtual||June 10, 2021||10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.||Register|
|Virtual||September 9, 2021||5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.||Register|
Ready to train to become an Independent Facilitator? Register for one of our trainings:
|Virtual||March 8, 9, 10, & 11, 2021||1:00 pm - 4:00 pm each day||Register by March 1, 2021|
|Virtual||May 4 & 6, 2021||10:00 am - 4:00 pm each day||Register by April 20, 2021|
|Virtual||August 9, 10, 11, & 12 2021||1:00 pm - 4:00 pm each day||Register by July 26, 2021|
The Michigan Developmental Disabilities Institute offers training to prepare individuals to serve as Independent Facilitators.
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.
What does an Independent Facilitator do?
- Conduct a pre-meeting to identify a person's strengths and needs
- Organize a fun, yet productive, planning process
- Record information in an understandable, concise format
- Encourage brainstorming, problem-solving, and action steps
- Assist in locating community resources
- Use person-centered planning tools to facilitate the planning process
Independent Facilitation Infographic
If you would like to learn more about how independent facilitation works in the person-centered planning process, please click the link below to view and download an infographic in PDF format outlining the process:
How to Find an Independent Facilitator Near You
If you would like to find a trained indepedent facilitator near where you live, please visit the webpage linked below. You can browse independent facilitators by the county in which they live and work.
- Independent Facilitation Training FAQ
- MI-DDI's Independent Facilitation (IF) Infographic
- Detailed Listing of Michigan's PIHPs
- Color Map of Michigan's PIHPs