Bios began its Person-Centered Organization journey in 2005 when we aligned with the work of the International Learning Community for Person-Centered Practices (TLCPCP).
Through positive rituals training from the University of Oklahoma Center for Learning and Leadership, we were introduced to some of the principles of Person-Centered Thinking. Soon, our Bios leaders were on the journey of becoming Person-Centered Thinking trainers.
Understanding the Journey
Bios supports nearly 1,100 people in two states. Through our own journey to become a Person-Centered Organization, we have learned how to mentor other organizations in improving their operations and beginning their own Person-Centered Organization journeys.
Helen Sanderson, from Helen Sanderson Associates, describes Person-Centered Organizations as having people at their heart, both the people they support and their employees. She describes a Person-Centered Organization as one that reflects the following eight characteristics as a way to understand the Person-Centered Organization journey: