The Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) program is a federally funded program through Medicaid. It provides eligible individuals services in their home or community. The underlying philosophy of HCBS is to move away from institutionalized settings and to safely and responsibly support an individual’s independence in the least restrictive environment possible. Ideally, this would be in a home and community based setting. With the support of this federally funded Medicaid program, Indiana’s Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services (DDRS) operates two waiver programs for individuals with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities: the Family Supports Waiver (FSW) and the Community Integration and Habilitation Waiver (CIH.)
Reach High Consulting and Therapy, LLC provides Behavioral Support Services to individuals through the Family Supports Waiver (FSW) and the Community Integration and Habilitation Waiver (CIH.) We are dedicated to providing person-centered, positive behavior support and are committed to promoting our client’s vision of life in their community. Services are provided at home, work, school, or in the community, depending on the unique needs of the client.
Behavioral Support Services (BSS) are a broad range of services and strategies to support individuals who face behavioral, social, or emotional challenges that interfere with their ability to access and actively participate in their community. Behavioral Support Services are intended to support individuals and their families to achieve self determination, independence, and inclusion in their community.
There are many challenges that Behavioral Support Services can address. Some examples of these challenges include:
Behavioral Support Services are provided by a Behavior Clinician who works to identify behavior that interferes with an individual’s ability to participate in their community. The Clinician seeks to gain an understanding of the function of each individual’s behavior/s, or why the behavior is occurring. With this information, a plan that is broken down into small attainable tasks is developed that includes:
Behavioral Support Services include the following: