Coming Together to Enhance Self-Direction: An Overview of the NCAPPS Learning Collaborative

The National Center on Advancing Person-Centered Practices and Systems (NCAPPS) Self-Direction Learning Collaborative will bring together teams of people with professional and lived experience from States, Territories, and Tribal human services agencies along with other stakeholders to engage in peer-to-peer learning as they pursue a common aim to expand and improve self-direction. The Collaborative will address four “drivers” that promote high-quality self-direction and participating teams will develop goals that address one or more of the drivers. During this 2022 National Self-Direction Conference session, panelists provided an overview of the Learning Collaborative’s aim and drivers, discussed the experience of planning for the Collaborative, and offered reflections on self-direction as an integral component of person-centered systems.