Possible Selves: The Benefits of Interprofessional, Interagency Collaboration


  • Pamela A. Viggiani
  • Ellen Contopidis
  • Dawn Vogler Elias
  • Jennie I. Schaff
  • Nuala S. Boyle


interprofessional collaboration, interagency collaboration, possible selves


This article presents a discussion of interprofessional and interagency collaborative teams that formed to create and implement a post-secondary campus based transition program (CBTP) for individuals with developmental disabilities. The article examines the collaboration and highlights the benefits for stakeholders. It explores the non-summativity and the synergy that resulted from participation in a collaborative team. The article suggests that the collaborative model and the CBTP program allow for the imagining of possible selves for all collaborative partners and program participants.




How to Cite

Viggiani, P. A., Contopidis, E., Elias, D. V., Schaff, J. I., & Boyle, N. S. (2017). Possible Selves: The Benefits of Interprofessional, Interagency Collaboration. Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping, 19(4), 28–35. Retrieved from https://reflectionsnarrativesofprofessionalhelping.org/index.php/Reflections/article/view/1592