Community Skills Support is designed to provide children with enriching opportunities to connect within their community. Community Skills Support provides children up to 22 years of age with individualized attention to help them achieve their prescribed treatment goals and objectives. Community Skills Support allows children to experience positive community connections / experiences with the support of a Community Skills provider.
Community Skills Support is designed to occur in the community setting. Support providers maintain supervision while providing clear, consistent boundaries. While engaging the children in their community, establishing a trusting relationship is essential and often times is the key for successful treatment to occur. Community Skills Support assists children to build upon their strengths and provide them strategies to work on challenges.
Community Skills Support is a flexible hourly position, which can include afternoons, evenings or weekend scheduling. Children are awarded this support up to 20 hours per month. These hours are intended to supplement children’s existing mental health / developmental services.