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Independent Living Skills Training Services

Description: The ILST staff conducts a comprehensive functional assessment of the waiver participant, identifying the participant's strengths and weaknesses in performing ADL and IADL related to his/her established goals. • The ILST staff uses the results of the assessment to develop an ILST Detailed Plan. The Detailed Plan will identify milestones to be met during the six (6) month period. The assessment must also include a determination of the participant's best manner of learning new skills and responses to various interventions. This comprehensive and functional assessment must be conducted at least annually from the date of the last assessment. • The ILST staff provides assessment, training, and supervision of an individual with self-care, medication management, task completion, communication skills, interpersonal skills, socialization, sensory/motor skills, mobility, and community transportation skills, reduction/elimination of maladaptive behaviors, problem solving skills, money management, pre-vocational skills and skills to maintain a household. • ILST services must be provided in the environment and situation that will result in the greatest positive outcome for the waiver participant. It is expected that this service will be provided in the waiver participant's environment. • The ILST staff assists a participant in returning to, or expanding the waiver participant's involvement in meaningful activities, such as paid or unpaid (volunteer) employment. The use of ILST for vocational purposes must occur only after it is clear that the waiver participant is not eligible for these services through either the Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities (VESID) or the Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped (CBVH); that VESID and CBVH services have been exhausted; or the activity is not covered by VESID or CBVH services. • The ILST staff will train the waiver participant's informal/natural supports, paid staff and waiver providers to provide the type and level of supports that allows the waiver participant to act and become as independent as possible in ADLs and IADLs.

Salary Unknown
Type of Opportunity
Location Great Neck, NY
Field of Study Social Science, Psychology or Related Fields
Degree Wanted Master Degree
Special Skills & Requirements • Registered Occupational Therapist - licensed by the NYS Education Department; • Registered Physical Therapist - licensed by the NYS Education Department; • Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist - licensed by the NYS Education Department; • Registered Professional Nurse - licensed by the NYS Education Department; • Certified Special Education Teacher - certified by the NYS Education Department; • Certified Rehabilitation Counselor - certified by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification; • Master of Social Work; or • Master of Psychology. • These individuals must have, at a minimum, one (1) year of experience completing functionally based assessments, developing a comprehensive treatment plan and teaching individuals with disabilities and/or seniors to be more functionally independent; OR • An individual with a Bachelor's degree and two (2) years of experience completing functionally based assessments, developing a comprehensive treatment plan and teaching individuals with disabilities and/or seniors to be more functionally independent; OR • An individual with a High School Diploma and three (3) years experience completing functionally based assessments, developing a comprehensive treatment plan and teaching individuals with disabilities and/or seniors to be more functionally independent.
Company Name The Q Quality Services for Independent Living
Contact: Natalia Gonzalez
Address: 505 Northern Blvd, Suite 202; Great Neck, NY 11021
Email: NataliaGonzalez@TheQ-QualityServices.org
Phone: 516-487-9700
Website: www.theq-qualityservices.com
About the Company: The Q- Quality Services for Independent Living was founded in 2011 to help individuals trapped in nursing home placement to achieve independent community living. The Q is contracted through the Nursing Home Transition and Diversion (NHTD) waiver and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Medicaid waiver programs in New York State. The Q serves qualifying clients in all five boroughs of New York City, Long Island, and the Lower Hudson region.
How To Apply: Please email your resume to NataliaGonzalez@TheQ-QualityServices.org
Expiration Date:
(YYYY-MM-DD)
2017-11-03

 

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