Better Lives, Not Just Better Plans...
The Institute offers training and materials developed specifically for educators, executive managers and organizational decision-makers, direct support professionals, social workers, individuals with disabilities, and family members supporting a loved one with a disability.
The Institute is a part of a worldwide training network, The Learning Community for Person Centered Practices.
The Institute on Person Centered Practices offers a variety of training opportunities including Person-Centered Thinking Training, Person-Centered Plan Facilitation, and professional certification to train others in Person-Centered Practices.
CEU's are available for Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Social Workers (SW), and Texas Educators (TEA). For more information about continuing education units, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Become a Certified Person-Centered Thinking Trainer
The certification process requires a considerable investments of both time and finances. Please review the certification requirements carefully along with the fee structure. Those interested in pursuing certification, please complete a PCT Trainer Certification Application and mail with your application fee to:
Institute for Person-Centered Practices
Center on Disability and Development at Texas A&M University
attn: Jeff Garrison-Tate
704 Harrington Tower, Mail Stop 4225
College Station, TX 77843-4225
-or- Email to email@example.com.
If your application is accepted, you will be contacted by a Mentor Trainer from the Institute on Person Centered Practices to discuss the next steps in the process.
Registration fee includes course materials.
Person with a disability / self advocates:
PCT Class: $15
PF Class: $15
Family Members supporting a loved one with a disability:
PCT Class: $50
PF Class: $90
Professionals who support people with disabilities:
PCT Class: $150
PF Class: $200
Discounted rate available if registering for both classes. The Institute for Person-Centered Practices is now accepting payment by credit card, check and will invoice.