The Redwoods Gathering
on Person Centered Practices

October 26-28, 2020

Going Beyond Training: Adapting and Creating a Whole New World

2020 Redwoods Gathering Info

Welcome to The Redwoods Gathering on Person Centered Practices, presented by The Learning Community for Person Centered Practices (TLCPCP).

Whether you live in the Pacific Coast region of the United States or anywhere in the world, we welcome you to our virtual event.

This is the first U.S. regional gathering presented by TLCPCP outside of the Portland Gathering. It is coordinated by members of the regional community of practice in California. Together they make up the TLCPCP Redwoods Gathering Agenda Committee.

The Redwoods Gathering

October 26-28, 2020
$ 129
  • Access to 3 days of live Zoom sessions
  • Network with other attendees
  • Access to recorded sessions through 11/13
All Online!

The committee has organized sessions focused on key topics that will be shared over three days. They include Self-determination, Cultural & Linguistic Competence, Remote PCT Delivery, Family Survival During the Pandemic, HCBS Implications for Services and Supports, and more!

Our sessions will follow various formats including Community Sessions, Breakouts, and Learning Marketplace events. Additional recorded sessions and resources (e.g., handouts, slides, articles, video links) will be available to all registrants during and after the gathering, including some from the Portland Gathering.

Spanish interpretation will be available for select sessions.

Presenters include Michael Smull, Dr. Karyn Harvey, Derek Smith, Trudy Grable, Michael Steinbruck, Liz A. Rodgers-Ponce, Lilia Rangel-Reyes, Mary Beth Lepkowsky, Dave Mulvey, Sue Goss, Rachael Newkirk, Marlene McCollum, Amanda George, and more.

The TLCPCP Redwoods Gathering Agenda Committee includes Chris Miller, Cindy Gilliam Sullivan, Claudia Bolton, Liz A. Rodgers-Ponce, Lilia Rangel-Reyes, Michael Steinbruck, Tina Calderaro-Mendoza, Sheila Keys, and Bill Allen.

Special thanks to our sponsor CIRCL, A California Resource on Supported Living Services, Community Building and Person Centered Practices, for their support of this year’s gathering!

The Redwoods Gathering is produced by TLCPCP in partnership with The Arc Oregon. Have a question about registering or about accessing the virtual Gathering sessions? Email them at


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+1 (503) 427-9688

The Gathering support team at The Arc Oregon works Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Pacific time.

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