About Mary Beth Lepkowsky

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So far Mary Beth Lepkowsky has created 9 blog entries.
Focused on person-centered practices and self-management to help people of all ages and abilities to thrive at work, at home and in their communities.

Progress for Providers: Checking your progress in using person-centered approaches

What it does Progress for Providers (USA Managers) is a practical self-assessment tool for managers and team leaders to use individually and with teams. The person-centered approaches outlined in each section represent suggested steps taken by many organizations to create environments in which people can thrive, employees as well as [...]

Join the H S A USA team. Training roles available.

Could this be you? We are looking for two part-time employees, one for the Training and Communications Coordinator role and one for the Training Associate role or one full-time person to fulfill both roles. Salary is dependent on experience.  For priority consideration, please apply by July 10. See full position [...]

Getting started with a one-page profile

We believe that one-page profiles are the foundation of personalization, and can lead to positive change for people all ages and any ability. They provide us a snapshot of what really matters to people, that can be taken with them as they move through services and come into contact with [...]

Five tips for creating meaningful graphics in person-centered planning

Person-centered planning is a process of exploration, inquiry, listening, and reflective practice designed to make the unknown known through words, colors, and images. People of all ages and abilities can actively participate in their own planning process by contributing to images that represent desired outcomes and action steps toward community [...]

Kindness, self-compassion and five ways to wellbeing

A reflection from the Dare to Lead program While safe, and at times a little stir crazy at home, I'm participating in Dare to Lead, a program based on the research of Brene Brown, and facilitated by Helen Sanderson and Emily McArdle. A thought-provoking journey of self-discovery and bravery, we [...]

Using Person-Centered Practices Within Organizations and Teams

We think that delivering great outcomes for people can only bedelivered through using the same person-centered practices with staff, and within the structures and processes of the organization. At their heart, person-centered thinking tools are simply a different way to have a conversation. The thinking, learning, decisions or actions from [...]

COVID-19 Support

As we continue to care for one another around the world through physical distancing, at Helen Sanderson Associates USA we remain available to support you, your families, teams and communities. We are ready help you create remote experiences with the same the warmth, compassion, creativity and engagement that our in [...]

Welcome to our new website

At Helen Sanderson Associates USA, we're delighted to be launching our new website. You can learn about what we do, who we are, our purpose and values, and much more. Visit our homepage to take a look around at www.helensandersonassociates.com.

ADAPT to person centered change

~Mary Beth Lepkowsky, CEO, Helen Sanderson Associates USA The pace of change is intense!  The system pressure has heightened with the 2014 CMS Final Rule and the expectation that organizational funded by federal waiver dollars will comply with Home and Community Based Services requirements by March 2022. Providing good, person [...]

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