EMPOWERING LIVES THROUGH BUILDING SKILLS
Brighter Futures offers a variety of therapies and services tailored to fit the needs of each individual.
Speech Therapy (ST) is the treatment of speech and communication disorders. The approach used varies depending on the disorder. It may include, but not limited to; physical exercises to strengthen the muscles used in speech, speech drills to improve clarity, or sound productions practice to improve articulation.
Occupational Therapy (OT) is the therapeutic use of everyday life activities (occupations) with individuals or groups for the purpose of participation in roles and situations in home, school, workplace, community, and other settings. OT services are provided for the purpose of promoting health and wellness to those who have or are at risk for developing an illness, injury, disease, disorder, condition, impairment, disability, and activity limitation or participation restriction. OT addresses the physical, cognitive, psychosocial, sensory, and other aspects of performance in a variety of contexts to support engagement in everyday life activities that affect health, well-being, and quality of life.
Physical Therapy (PT) is a treatment of physical dysfunction or injury by the use of therapeutic exercise and the application of modalities, intended to restore or facilitate normal function or development.
Positive Behavioral Supports
Positive Behavioral Supports are individually designed and are provided to participants who have behavioral difficulties that jeopardize their ability to function within their natural environment due to inappropriate responses in their environment.
Clinical mental health counselors operate from a wellness perspective, which emphasizes moving toward optimal human functioning in mind, body, and spirit, and away from distress, dysfunction, and mental illness. Counselors also view wellness and pathology as developmental in nature, and take into consideration all levels of a client's environment when conducting assessment and treatment. Counselors also frequently take a team approach, collaborating with other mental health professionals to provide the most comprehensive care possible for the client.
Community Living Support
Community Living Support (CLS) provide an opportunity for direct services to be provided with focus on assisting and training individuals to be independent with activities of daily living, instrumental activities of daily living, participation in valued leisure performance and participation in valued community activities.
Personal Assistance Services
Personal Assistance Services shall enable a person to accomplish tasks that the person normally would do for themselves if the person did not have the disability. This is available only to a person who lives in their own residence or in their family's residence.
Community Access is a service designed to support a waiver participant to become involved in clubs and organizations including recreational, educational, religious, civic and volunteer opportunities with an outcome of less reliance on formal supports and more on natural supports such as neighbors, friends and church members.
Person Centered Coaching
Person Centered Coaching is available to any participant to be used when a barrier challenges the success of the participant or the implementation of a plan of care. The person centered coach is under the direction of a positive behavior support specialist or other licensed professional in the settings where plan of care is implemented. The person centered coach operates independently of a residential or a day training provider.
Community Support Associate - CSA
A Community Support Associate provides activities necessary to allow clients to live with maximum independence in the community. Comprehensive Community Support Services consists of one (1) or more of the following: (a) Skills training, cueing, or supervision as identified in the client's individualized treatment plan; (b) Medication adherence and recognizing symptoms and side effects; (c) Non0clinical but therapeutic behavioral intervention, support, and skills trainin; (d) Assistance in accessing and utilizing community resources; (e) Emotional regulation skills; (f) Crisis coping skills; and (g) Developing and enhancing interpersonal skills.
Registered Behavioral Technician - RBT
A Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) is a paraprofessional certified in behavior analysis. RBTs assist in delivering behavior analysis services and practice under the direction and close supervision of a RBT supervisor and/or a RBT Requirements Coordinator, who are responsible for all work RBTs perform.
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