Individual & Community Support Services
Individual Support Services are provided to children, youth and their families.
Individual Skill Development (CCS)
For children and youth enrolled in the CCS program. Services focus on:
- Improving healthy interaction with family, school, and the community
- Enhancing life skills (such as social skills, daily living skills, problem- solving and decision making, coping skills, communication) to support healthy growth and development
- Development of positive interpersonal relationships
Services are provided 1-1 in the home and in the community.
Education and skills training for parents and caregivers of children with mental health and/or substance abuse issues. Training may include:
- Coping skills
- Communication skills
- Child development
- Behavioral response techniques
Services provided in-home to parents/caregivers and the family.
Daily Living Skills (CLTS)
Services provided focus on the development of the basic skills needed for day-to-day living:
- Household tasks
- Personal hygiene
- Social and communication skills
- Other tasks required for living independently
Provided in the home and in the community.
One-on-one supportive service focused on the development of:
- Healthy relationships
- Personal growth
- Interpersonal skills including communication and conflict resolution
- Positive social interactions
Provided in community settings.
Supportive Home Care (CLTS)
Supervision services focused on:
- Safety at home and in the community
- Supportive task management of daily living tasks such as preparation for the school day, mealtime and evening routines, household chores
- Ensuring proper self-administration of medication
Provided in the family home.
Parent Coaching/Parent Education (CCS and CLTS)
Services to support parents of children with special needs:
- Enhance parenting skills, using coaching and parent training to implement new strategies for managing challenging behaviors
- Targeted interventions to the family unit as a whole, to enhance stress management and effective communication in order to maintain family balance and harmony,
Services provided to parents and the family in the home.
Community Integration Services—CIS (CLTS)
CIS benefits families with children or youth who have complex mental health and/or behavioral concerns and are involved in multiple services and service systems. Services can be used to prevent an out-of-home placement or enhance reunification after a removal from the home.
Services assist, empower, and build upon the strengths of the child and the family so the child can be fully integrated within their family and the community.
Assessment and case coordination is facilitated by a master-level therapist in collaboration with a direct care team.
Service provision is flexible and can be bundled into a service array designed to meet the unique needs of the child and family. Services can include:
- Intensive individualized care and case coordination
- Parent education
- Supportive home care
- Community integration activities
- Behavior interventions
- Daily living skills training