Mental Health services are available for individuals with a dual diagnosis, that is a diagnosis of an intellectual or developmental disability and a mental health issue such as depression and anxiety. These services are available to participants receiving supports through the Supports for Community Living waiver program, and through state plan Medicaid.
Behavior Support Services
Behavioral health services that focus on reducing the frequency, intensity, or duration of challenging behaviors by examining the function of the challenging behavior and the systematic application of interventions for alleviating the challenging behaviors tailored to the behavior and individual. Available to participants receiving supports through either the Supports for Community Living or Michelle P waiver programs.
Community Living Supports
Services provided to assist individuals with developmental disabilities to better function independently in the community. Available to participants receiving supports through the Michelle P waiver program.
Provided by a Licensed Dietitian or Certified Nutritionist, these supports offer guidance to individuals and caregivers relating to the dietary management of health diagnoses, nutrition education, and assistance with meal planning. Available to participants receiving supports through the Supports for Community Living waiver program.
Personal Assistance/Personal Care
Supports aimed to enable the individual to accomplish tasks that
they normally would do for themselves in areas of hands-on assistance, activities of daily living skills, managing of medical appointments, and transportation (to community access services, activities, and appointments). Available to participants receiving supports through the Supports for Community Living and Michelle P waiver programs.
An individualized service of monitoring, training, and assessing effectiveness of person centered planning. The Person Centered Coach is responsible for training the individual, family, guardian, natural and paid supports as well as other team members who are recognized as an integral part of person centered planning when barriers challenge the success of the individual in achieving their outcomes. The person centered coach operates under the direction of a positive behavior specialist, mental health therapist, dietitian, or other clinician in the settings where the plan of care is implemented. Available to participants receiving supports through the Supports for Community Living waiver program.