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New Resource on Participant Engagement from NCAPPS Technical Assistance!

As part of technical assistance to North Dakota, NCAPPS subject matter experts Mark Friedman and Ruthie-Marie Beckwith authored a best practice guide to engaging people who use services in system planning and improvement efforts.

A New Resource on Asset Mapping

Our partners at Collective Insight have developed a rich new resource to support stakeholder engagement! Check out our Asset Mapping Toolkit to access a variety of resources including frequently asked questions, a glossary of terms, step-by-step instructions, facilitator tools, and example Asset Maps and Engagement Plans, to support human service agencies in their stakeholder engagement efforts.

A New Resource on Engaging Brain Injury Survivors

Check out this new resource, which provides a summary of lessons that brain injury survivors gained from their experience with advocacy.

A New Report from NCAPPS Technical Assistance

Person-centered planning facilitation can help to create a robust person-centered whole life planning process that embraces all resources that can be mobilized to support a person—not just paid services and supports. This new report from NCAPPS – developed as part of our technical assistance work – provides an overview of person-centered plan facilitation services in five states.

New Resource to Support Person-Centered Planning during the Pandemic: Health Care Person-Centered Profile

NCAPPS subject matter experts have created a tool – the Health Care Person-Centered Profile – to communicate a person’s wants and needs if they are hospitalized without the direct support of their caregivers, family, neighbors, or friends. Visit our COVID-19 Resources page to download the tool, instructions, and examples.

Introducing a new resource for making virtual meetings more accessible!

Nicole LeBlanc, NCAPPS Person-Centered Advisory and Leadership Group Coordinator, developed a lessons-learned guide to help make virtual meetings more accessible for all.