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Our case managers facilitate access to short-term Planned Respite services to help caregivers continue to provide support for a child with a developmental, mental health, trauma, or health care issue. A direct care service provides activities and skills development to a child while maintaining the child’s health and safety.
This service’s goal is to preserve or improve the safety and sanitation of the member’s living conditions. Provides home management assistance, housekeeping, laundry, and changing beds. These services are Instrumental Activities of Daily Living or IADLs.

ADHD, and other neurodivergent diagnoses require specialized services and support to help children express, regulate, and master social-emotional skills. Managing a child’s unique care needs while holding a job outside the home can be challenging for parents of children with behavioral health diagnoses. Families of children with chronic behavioral disorders can coordinate services through Award Behavioral Health Services. By integrating ABA into existing services, structured behavioral modification plans are developed to remedy behavioral challenges. By meeting a child at his or her current developmental level, assisting parents with daily tasks maximizes independence and integration for children with behavioral disorders.

Non-Medical Transportation services is available to ensure access to authorized destinations that are related to a goal included in the child/youth’s plan of care.
Services are geared to provide relief and/or control of the child´s suffering related to their illness or condition.
Having a disorganized home leads to increased chaos, stress, depression, and a feeling of being trapped. During a serious illness, finding peace and comfort at home is healing. Clutter-free, organized homes make it easier for families in crisis to cope. A well-organized house is efficient and nurtures the mind, body, and soul. An organizer works with busy working families who suffer chronic disorganization. Organizers create an organizational plan tailored to the needs of each family. A four-part approach includes decluttering, repurposing, revitalizing, and maintaining. Creating systems that make managing the home organization easy is the goal.
Through an appropriate coaching plan, the Social Skills coaching process assists individuals in defining their social objectives and identifying social skills gaps. Social skills programs identify the specific barriers to social integration that need to be overcome. Coaches teach participants how to feel confident, overcome anxiety, and connect with others using bedrock social principles. Various social situations are used to practice their newfound social skills. Participants learn how to manage anger and stress, make friends and deal with bullying, improve listening and communication skills, develop good manners, learn how to see a situation from several perspectives, and become better problem solvers using alternative conflict resolution skills.
Sleep coaching addresses faulty sleep patterns resulting from emotional stress factors related to problematic caretaking practices. Coaches work on addressing sleep deprivation’s severe consequences, including increased risk-taking behavior and a higher risk of accidental injuries. The goal of sleep coaching is to help sleep-challenged children learn self-soothing management skills to address whatever is distressing them and to help them move toward sleeping independently.
Child/youth caregiver family supports, and services are designed to help enhance the child’s ability to function within the family unit. Support is provided to caregivers in obtaining government and community resources, including Medicaid renewal, housing, and food assistance. A range of services are available, such as scheduling appointments, connecting with doctors and dentists or finding specialists such as therapists or psychiatrists, arranging transportation, and finding specialty providers. Support and advocacy are available to help families and children at every stage.
Mediation services help families move through a divorce in less time, with less stress, less conflict, and at a lower cost than lawyer-driven divorce litigation. Our affiliated divorce mediators assist individuals in creating a settlement that will allow them to move forward with their lives. Mediation is the most child-centered of all divorce options. Mediation is an alternative to a high conflict and mistrust during the sensitive time of establishing a new post-separation parenting relationship. Divorce mediation provides parents with the skills and positive experience of respectfully working with each other and establishing a positive co-parenting relationship to handle future challenges.
When you can’t speak up for yourself effectively, a professional can help you achieve the outcome you need.
Children with chronic illnesses are at risk of institutionalization. Parents and guardians receive training in childcare and home management. Parents are provided with specialized daily support providers at the child’s home with basic child and home management skills to reduce the risk of harm to a child. Being overwhelmed by caring for a child with a chronic illness affects parents’ ability to properly care for their children. A caregiver is available to care for children while parents are temporarily away for an emergency like hospitalization.
Assistance with daily routines, such as bathing, dressing, grooming, eating, transferring, using the bathroom, and mobility. These services assist with activities of daily living.
The program offers nutrition counseling to mitigate the risk of nutritional non-compliance and or mismanagement. Providing fresh, healthy meals for children is essential to their development. Caregivers will make sure the non allergenic and nutritious meals are available to support independent and supportive home care situations, from grocery shopping to preparation to cleanup.
Expressive skills-building services help children or young adults better understand and express their reactions through creative and kinesthetic treatment. Expressive therapy helps children or young adults to feel empowered in their own creativity, control, and aid in the communication of their feelings when their life and body may be rapidly changing during the stressful time of undergoing a chronic condition and/or life-threatening illness and trauma. Whether through music, art, and/or play therapy, the child or young adult will be encouraged to find an outlet that allows them to express their emotions safely and have a medium where they have complete control to play and explore with abandon. The family can participate as well, whether in the form of memories shared together, or by tangible objects made by the child or young adult can hold onto – scrapbooks, paintings, or sculpture – mementos that tell their child or young adult’s life from their perspective and aid in their family’s own journey.
Services offer standard home instruction for students with illness, injury, developmental delays, or chronic disorders. Optimizing the learning experience strengthens participation in a mainstream placement. The program offers one-on-one instruction to maximum age-appropriate learning, integration, and participation. Communication skills are improved using instructional technology and assistive technology.
For effective functioning, Executive Function skills such as memory, cognitive flexibility, and inhibitory control are essential. The quality of life is adversely affected by executive dysfunction. Through executive functioning coaching, clients improve their mental processes, resulting in better academic, professional, and personal performance. In order to develop the ideal plans, highly trained Executive Function specialists use evidence-based organizational methods that integrate the principles of emotion regulation, organization and planning with continuous progress checks. Metacognition, goal setting, achievement, flexibility, and adaptability are the primary areas covered.
Crisis Evaluations are conducted during times of high tension and imbalance to prevent crisis-related dysfunctions from spiraling downward. A comprehensive crisis evaluation leads to a clear plan of support, services, and interventions needed for stabilization and preventative measures.
Career coaching services offer one-on-one guidance and advice, from helping figure out a career path to exploring opportunities for professional growth to supporting job seekers through the ups and downs. Our Career coaches specialize in aptitude testing, career planning, resume building, interviewing, negotiating and job placements. The Career professionals know how to highlight the best aspects of an individual’s professional experience and market it most effectively to employers. Individuals who work with our career coaches find ways to enhance their current careers or embark on a new path to ensure their family’s financial security.
Legal guidance allows spouses to work together to end their marriage and resolve differences productively. Our affiliate organizations refer clients to non-adversarial attorneys who specialize in a peaceful resolution. Separation or divorce involves the resolution of significant issues related to property, child custody, spousal support, child support, and other matters that make it important for each spouse to have an advocate. A painful experience can be made less painful by understanding the process every step of the way. With consent from their clients, attorneys collaborate with case managers increasing the likelihood of peaceful resolutions.