To provide an array of services which meet the training needs of individuals with developmental disabilities in the areas of functional life skills, vocational skills and social skills while promoting personal growth, productivity, integration into the work force and the community.
The Developmental Training Program offers an array of vocational training services designed to offer opportunities for continued learning and skill development in a vocational setting. Services are coordinated through a person centered planning process, including formal assessment of needs and development of goals that reflect the individual’s personal needs and preferences. Vocational training strategies focus on development of cognitive skills, interpersonal skills, work habits and work performance skills. Small group settings encourage continued personal growth in academic, self advocacy and social areas. The Developmental Training Program also offers opportunities for community integration through outings and recreational activities.
- Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older.
- Must have a developmental disability.
- Ability to adapt to a group setting after a reasonable time period.
- Willingness to participate in the program and attend on scheduled days.
- Ability to self-medicate, if medications are taken while at the day program.
- Meets funding requirements or has ability to pay privately.
- Convene IDT team to discuss programming needs at annual ISP meeting or schedule additional meetings as requested or needed.
- Refer to the Program Accessibility Chart for programs/services availability.
- Follow guidelines as outlined in inter-program transfer summary.
- The individual and/or guardian choose to terminate services.
- The individual has attained program goals and no longer requires Developmental Training services.
- The individual’s physical disability or medical condition places the individual in danger.
- The individual’s behavior places the individual or others in serious danger.
- The agency can no longer meet the needs of the individual.
- Funding is terminated.
- Service closure meeting is held, if applicable and follow-up is completed post discharge to address any additional needs.
- Consumer is not benefitting from services.
SCOPE OF SERVICES:
Population Served: Individuals over the age of 18 with developmental disabilities, physical disabilities and/or dual diagnosis.
Settings: Facility based and/or small group settings within facility.
Hours/Days of Service: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Frequency of Service: Part-time and full-time status available within day program hours stated above.
Payer Source: DHS/DDD, private pay.
Fees: There are no fees aside from community outing costs in day programs or special events. Private pay rates have been established and are available as needed. Funding and rate structures are established and funded by state agencies as indicated.
Referral Sources: Self-referral, families, state agencies as listed above, service coordination agencies.
- Individualized Service Planning
- Vocational Assessment
- Vocational Training
- Functional Life Skills Groups
- Social Skills Groups
- Leisure Time/Recreational Opportunities
- Community Integration Experiences
- Self Advocacy Skills Development
- Counseling Services
- Behavior Intervention Planning
November 8, 2010