PERSON-CENTERED TEAM

a set of individuals who meet from time to time in effort to cultivate plans for reinforcements and services to improve the lifestyle and self-determination of an individual with mental retardation or a corresponding condition. The team utilizes techniques based upon standards of person-centered planning. Team participants are mental retardation or their advocate, instead of by a service establishment or agency, and they do not to be experienced professionals in human services.

PERSON-CENTERED TEAM: "The person-centered teams at this facility have really helped to better the resources available to children like Bryan."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "PERSON-CENTERED TEAM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/person-centered-team/ (accessed August 16, 2018).
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