Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program
March 24, 2017
Community Care Response Team
March 30, 2017

HCBS Rockland

Psychosocial Rehabilitation
• Help restore an individual to fullest possible functional level
• Enhance interpersonal skills, coping strategies, community integration
• May be provided individually or in group
• Prepares an individual for vocational services, if desired

Habilitation Services
• Provides an individual with new skills necessary for community living
• Skills may include communication, self-care, socialization, use of community resources
• Services are provided one to one
• Delivered in the home or local community settings

Family Support and Training
• Assists the individual’s circle of support provide assistance in achieving recovery goals
• Strategies for assistance are developed collaboratively with all members of the person’s “family”
• Provides information designed to help the individual’s support network maximize his or her access to additional supports
• May be provided to one family or a group of families

Empowerment Services – Peer Supports
• All services are delivered by peers with lived experience
• Will frequently focus on engagement and bridging access to community services
• Peer will assist in the development of a Wellness Recovery Action Plan and psychiatric advance directives, if desired.

For more information please contact:
Suzi Miller
Project Coordinator, Behavioral Health
845-708-2000 x2351
suzi.miller@jawonio.org

HCBS Rockland and Westchester Counties

Education Supports
• Provides supports in a variety of educational settings
• Instructs/supports study techniques, time management
• Explores various educational opportunities with the candidate
• Assists with admissions, registration, financial aid, and ACCES-VR applications

Pre-Vocational
• Soft Skill development of work concepts and work readiness
• Supports activities in the community related to work/life skills
• Develops & supports work experiences through volunteer and other career development options.

Intensive Supported Employment
• Job development and job search activities
• Job related discovery & assessment
• Individualized Placement & Support Services (IPS) for rapid job placement
• Soft skills training & systematic instruction on job tasks

Ongoing Supported Employment
• Provides supports on and off the work site
• Is a liaison for the employee with the employer
• Resolve work related issues and retrains as needed for changing job tasks


For more information please contact:
Suzi Miller
Project Coordinator, Behavioral Health
845-708-2000 x2351
suzi.miller@jawonio.org
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