A Facilitator's Guide to Discovering Personal Genius

A Facilitator's Guide to Discovering Personal Genius

A Facilitators Guide to Discovering Personal Genius Considerations for the First Home or Family Visit Griffin-Hammis Associates www.griffinhammis.com A Facilitators Guide to Discovering Personal Genius Typically DPG begins in the Employment Seekers home Engage Family with an introductory phone call and a letter explaining with basic talking points that: Discovery is about employment

Please invite others (siblings, relatives, neighbors, if desired by the individual) Interested in hearing family recommendations, connections, concerns about safety, earnings impacts, schedules/routines Griffin-Hammis Associates A Facilitators Guide to Discovering Personal Genius You are a Guest in someones home Typically No more than 2 team members attend The mood is casual and conversational Keep note taking to an absolute minimum & record information afterwards Practice Smooth Listening Plan on 1 to 2 hours for the initial visit with

a scheduled follow-up to observe activities & explore neighborhood Evenings and weekends are typically best Griffin-Hammis Associates A Facilitators Guide to Discovering Personal Genius Framing the Conversation: Just who this person is right now; Typical skills and talents they exhibit (Find out when/where to observe); Extraordinary skills and talents they exhibit (find out when/where to observe); Motivational Interests, People, and Activities; Where the individual spends time & money (bedroom visit?)

Family employment & community connections (where people work, specialized skills & interests they have, friends & family who may be helpful) Daily routines & chores that detail skills, talents, interests Griffin-Hammis Associates A Facilitators Guide to Discovering Personal Genius Framing the Conversation: Supports needed to perform routines & chores (and who assists); Methods the family (and others) use to teach new skills; Friends & Neighbor engagement that may provide information; Money earned for home or neighborhood chores,

any past employment; Determine if theres a typical day and what it includes; Determine what occupies the individuals time, Griffin-Hammis Associates A Facilitators Guide to Discovering Personal Genius Synthesizing the Conversation: Everything is not learned on the first visit; Setting expectations and gathering clues for DPG activities is the goal; Remember this is not an interrogation; Double-check that you have information thats

reveals: Best means of communication & teaching, environments to avoid or be cautious about, skills that exist or can be improved, interests to explore, potential use of PASS or other work incentives, likes & dislikes, necessary supports, safety & medical concerns, experiences desired by the family & individual; Enter a brief summary of the visit capturing the resources & information gathered in the DPG Griffin-Hammis Associates A Facilitators Guide to Discovering Personal Genius

Next Steps: Schedule activities that reveal skills &talents; Schedule further interviews with people mentioned during home or family visit; Explore surrounding neighborhood (of individual and/or family) Describe what happened during activities; what further activities are needed to discern the three Vocational Themes Frame actions to determine: Who is this person today; what are their ideal conditions of employment; what are the important support considerations; what environments fit best; who Griffin-Hammis Associates

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