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The Learning Community for Person Centered Practices
28 Market St, Somerset, NJ 08873, USA
Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities/Learning Difficulties, Schools/Transition, Mental Health
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Trainer: Person Centered Thinking (2 Day Instructor-Led), Mentor: Person Centered Thinking (2 Day Instructor-Led), Trainer: Person Centered Thinking (Part 1 Online, Part 2 Instructor-Led), Mentor: Person Centered Thinking (Part 1 Online, Part 2 Instructor-Led), Trainer: Person Centered Plan Facilitation (2 Day Instructor-Led), Mentor: Person Centered Plan Facilitation (2 Day Instructor-Led)
Michael Steinbruck, MA is the Executive Director of TLCPCP. It is a part-time contracted position. Mr. Steinbruck’s full-time job is PCAST Project Leader at The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities. His programmatic focus is on developing the Person Centered Approaches in Schools and Transition (PCAST) project. He leads the project’s training and technical assistance activities related to the development and delivery of person centered thinking and planning, and works with schools on implementation of person centered approaches and related organizational improvement efforts.
Mr. Steinbruck has more than 25 years of experience in facilitation and training various person centered thinking and planning approaches and is a Mentor Trainer in person centered thinking and planning as certified by The Learning Community for Person Centered Practices, Inc.
Mr. Steinbruck previously served for 12 years as the Boggs Center’s Program Administrator. During that time, he managed the Center’s Self-Directed Supports Project and delivered training and technical assistance on self-directed supports, organization and systems change, and person centered thinking and planning. Prior to coming to the Boggs Center in 2001, Mr. Steinbruck worked in support of people with disabilities in the roles of direct support professional, residential manager, trainer, quality improvement specialist, and director of community residential services.
Mr. Steinbruck has served on the Board of Directors of The Learning Community for Person Centered Practices since 2006 and has held the office of Vice-Chair from 2012-2017. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers College and a Master of Arts degree from New York University. Mr. Steinbruck is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Alliance for Citizen Directed Supports.
Mr. Steinbruck is extremely active locally in the New Brunswick and Franklin Township (Somerset) communities in efforts to build inclusive communities and promote food justice. Mr. Steinbruck frequently uses the arts as a vehicle to promote these issues. He serves on the Elijah’s Promise Board of Advisors, the Franklin Township Food Bank Board of Trustees, and is Chair of the Franklin Township Cultural Arts Council, which he co-founded. He founded the Hub City Music Festival which he runs in partnership with the New Brunswick Cultural Center to benefit Elijah’s Promise, and co-founded and co-chairs the Delaware and Raritan Canal Festival, which benefits the Franklin Township Food Bank.
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