NCAPPS: Person-Centered Planning in Mental Health Systems Webinar

Event Start Date: June 20, 2023 - 2:30 PM EDT
Event End Date: June 20, 2023 - 4:00 PM EDT

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While person-centered planning is intended to support people to live self-determined lives, it can also be used inappropriately to compel and coerce people into services they don’t want. When done well, person-centered planning has the potential to advance equity by opening multiple pathways to wellbeing. Poorly implemented person-centered planning can deepen existing inequities. This webinar will convene members of the Massachusetts-based Council Against Institutional and Psychiatric Abuse (CAIPA) to explore what person-centered planning should — and shouldn’t — look like.


  • Sera Davidow, Filmmaker, activist, survivor
  • Ebony Flint, Policy Analyst, Human Services Research Institute; Certified Peer Specialist
  • Lionel Frechette, Deaf, multiply disabled queer advocate
  • Andy Beresky, Advocate, Wildflower Alliance 

Thomas Brown, Advocate, Mental Health Legal Advisers Committee

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