Carol Blessing Collection

Carol Blessing

Extension Faculty
201 Dolgen Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca,NY 14853Phone: (518) 265-3759
Fax: (607) 255-2763
Email: cjb39@cornell.edu

Carol Blessing holds a licensed master’s degree in social work. Over 30 years of experience in the disability services field as an expert in person-centered practices and planning has earned her international recognition. She is the author and director of the landmark Citizen-Centered Leadership intensive course of study and international community of practice (www.cclds.org). Currently, Ms. Blessing serves on the faculty of the Cornell University Yang-Tan Institute in the School of Industrial and Labor Relations where she has spent the past 20 years directing state-wide cross-system level impact and change initiatives focused on person-directed integrated community-based outcomes for people with disabilities.

Carol Blessing publications…books & articles

A Framework for Planning facilitation guide (2013).pdf – Carol Blessing & Connie Ferrell

Field Guide Handbook_Excellence in PC Transition Planning FALL 2015.pdf

Framework for Planning Original- FINAL_Sept 06_ FFP Facilitator Manual.pdf – Carol Blessing & Connie Ferrell

Framework for Planning Personal Workbook_Sept 06.pdf – Carol Blessing & Connie Ferrell

Working on purpose: 6 steps to employment and a framework for planning

 DISSENT FROM CONSENSUS A Response to the NQF Person-Centered Planning & Practice 

 Invitation to Dissent: Being Person-Centered in a Pandemic-Closing the Integrity Gap 

Community Centered Leadership Community of Practice – CCLD – Learning Partner Guide

CCLD – A Primer About the CCLD CoP Fall 2020

CCLD CoP 2020 Fall CCLD Webinar Schedule – Tuesdays 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Eastern

Carol Blessing Videos

Carol Blessing
  • The Integrity Gap – Carol Blessing
    Carol Blessing, Faculty at the K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability at Cornell University, talks about the “Integrity Gap” – the space between what we intend to do and what we actually do when supporting people with a disability.(3.3 minutes)
  • The Meaning of Citizenship – Carol Blessing
    Carol Blessing, Faculty, K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability, Cornell University, United States – talks about a broader exploration of citizenship (2 minutes)
  • Skills Needed to Support Active Citizenship – Carol Blessing
    Carol Blessing, Faculty at the K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability at Cornell University, talks about the skills needed to support people with a disability to achieve full citizenship. (4 minutes)