This brief summarizes research on behavior during a planning session that increased or decreased participation of the focus person. Recommendations challenge team members to think about how their own behavior influences the focus person's participation.
Whitney-Thomas, Jean and Timmons, Jaimie Ciulla, "Research to Practice: Building Authentic Visions: How to Support the Focus Person in Person Centered Planning" (1998). Research to Practice Series, Institute for Community Inclusion. 37.