Person-Centered Planning for Youth with IDD Transitioning out of Foster Care: Through the Lens of Foster Youth and Facilitators (poster)

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Poster presented at the 2017 Annual Association of University Centers on Disabilities Conference

Presented by Clare Emmert (trainee); Jacy Farkas, MA; and Lynne Tomasa, PhD, MSW

Person-centered planning (PCP) can guide and support the transition to adulthood for foster youth with disabilities. To better understand the planning process and the impact on foster youth and facilitators, the Sonoran UCEDD conducted interviews as part of the preliminary data collection of the Picture of a Life project. The data highlights important processes, relationships, and perceptions about PCP that can inform future research with diverse and vulnerable populations.