Our services are designed to help your child develop essential life skills and an abundant personality fit for success.
ISS (Individual Support Services)
ISS is geared toward teaching the youth and family necessary skills as well as educate them to successfully implement important life skills. The service addresses adaptive behaviors and skill development for Activities of Daily Living, also called ADLs.
There are 2 types of ADLs: Basic and Instrumental
- Using the bathroom and dressing one’s self without help
- Personal hygiene
Appropriate for ages 5 -20
- Using the telephone
- Washing dishes
- Preparing a simple meal
- Making one’s bed
- Learning basic money management skills
Appropriate for ages 16-20
Service Time Frame: Duration of services lasts from 2 to 12 months, and up to 10 hours per week depending on the severity of the case as as the needs of the family.
ISS Eligibility: In order for services to be implemented, ISS requires that the youth be eligible through the Department of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) and enrolled in the Care Management Organization (CMO) and Mobile Response & Stabilization Services (MRSS).
IIC (Intensive In-Community) Services
IIC is an analytical, focuses, goal-oriented, and needs-based clinical intervention that addresses emotional and behavioral challenges of youth with moderate to high needs. These services can be provided in the youth’s home, or in amenable community location by a Master’s/Licensed Behavior Health Clinician, and is intended to stabilize and support the youth and family. The IIC Clinician also works with a Behavioral Assistant to create the appropriate plan to reduce behavioral challenges.
IIC Elibility: Youth and family are eligible for IIC services if they are receiving Care Management, MRSS, and as part of transitional planning process from Out-Of-Home (OOH) treatment back to community through the NJ Children’s System of Care.
Our aides are trained individuals with First Aid skills who provide direct care to the youth, working on individual programs under the direction of a Head Coordinator or teacher. This service is usually offered to families during the summertime and allows the child to have individualized care when participating in any summer program.
Mentoring is way to build connections between the youth and community. The mentor helps the youth to be socially and emotionally interactive by displaying the compassion and caring qualities that the youth can emulate.
This is an individualized tutorial session for students with academic deficiencies to determine what skills need improvement. Our tutors offer assistance in the areas that the youth needs to improve using different teaching techniques and academic programs.