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Becoming a Trainer

Updated April 3, 2018

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Person Centered Thinking trainer for The Learning Community for Person Centered Practices (TLC). Virginia has three mentor trainers credentialed by TLC who will support you through the process. The Partnership for People with Disabilities can also provide support and can answer questions you have about the process.  

Application Documents

PCT Trainer Candidate Application (PDF)

    • An application that can be typed on and printed out. You will not be able to save the typed information.

PCT Application Materials Bundle (DOC)

    • Criteria for becoming a PCT trainer for The Learning Community for Person Centered Practices
    • Person Centered Thinking Sessions-Structure and Process
    • Virginia Guidelines
    • Learning Style Questionnaire
    • Fee Schedule

Criteria for Becoming a Person Centered Thinking Trainer (TLCPCP)


Please read through all of the information. If you are interested in applying, please return your completed application, your Learning Style Questionnaire, the signed Virginia Guidelines, and your letters of recommendation to Dawn Machonis by email, fax and/or mail.

dmmachonis@vcu.edu
Fax:  804-828-0042
Dawn M. Machonis
Partnership for People with Disabilities/VCU
PO Box 843020
Richmond, Va 23284-3020

Your application information will be reviewed by the mentors and you will be notified regarding continuation in the process. Please understand that selection of applicants will not be made solely on the basis of the application. The needs of the state regarding geographic coverage and availability of the mentors will also be factors in determining who will be accepted. 

Thank you again for your interest in becoming a Person Centered Thinking trainer. Please feel free to contact me at dmmachonis@vcu.edu, 804-828-1335 with any questions.