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Office of Mental Health

Person Centered Planning
Practice and Resources

A handbook for Rehabilitation and Recovery

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Developed by: Diane Grieder, Masters in Education (M.Ed.)
Janis Tondora, Psy.D
Valerie Way, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Registered (LCSW, R)

... In collaboration with
NYS Office of Mental Health PROS Staff:

David Bucciferro
Jill Dorsi, LCSW-R
Nancy Koltko, LCSW-R
Liam McNabb
Daniela Puorto, M.Ed.

June 2012


Person Centered Planning: Practice and Resources is a comprehensive tool for implementing person centered recovery planning in Personalized Recovery Oriented Services (PROS).  Chapters, exercises, and resources can be used as hand-outs and resources for PROS practitioners and participants.

Each of the five chapters discuss an aspect of integrating person centered recovery philosophy into PROS Services and practices.  Exercises are provided so individuals can explore and discuss the chapter material in greater depth.


Chapter 1: Person-Centered Planning and PROS
Chapter 1: Exercises
Chapter 2: The Planning Process: Initial Steps to Creating the Individualized Recovery Plan (IRP)
Chapter 2: Exercises
Chapter 3: The Role of the Interpretative Summary in Formulating an Integrated Understanding of the Person
Chapter 3: Exercises
Chapter 4: Crafting the IRP: Objectives, Services, Supports and Interventions
Chapter 4: Exercises
Chapter 5: The Product: Evaluating Progress and Outcomes
Chapter 5: Exercises


Answer Key for Appendix I Exercises

Appendix II

Web Based Person-Centered Planning (PCP) List
PCP Recovery Pyramid
Stage of Change Jan 2013
PROS Service Stage of Change
Quick Guide to Developing Goals
11-14 Chart Review Sub Scale
11-14 Person In Recovery (PIR) Sub Scale



Comments or questions about the information on this page can be directed to the Rehabilitation Services Unit.