ASSESSMENTS AND EVALUATION

Identification of personal goals, options for employment, individual
strengths and interests, and the person’s level of skills and experiences
provide the framework for planning and implementing “person centered services” chosen by the consumer.

SOCIAL AND COMMUNITY SKILLS TRAINING

Training activities including social skills, stamina building, community safety, survival skills, and other individually identified skill areas are
provided in various community environments selected by the consumer.
Real – work environments are used to facilitate the transition into
community employment.

CAREER PREPARATION, EXPLORATION AND EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS TRAINING

Training opportunities designed to teach all facets of employment
including job seeking, interviewing skills, networking, work ethic, job
selection, job retention, identification of interests and value
s,
development of career goals, resume writing, arranging transportation,
and other skills needed to succeed at work are provided by the agenc

JOB PLACEMENT ASSISTANCE

Assistance in locating and applying for suitable jobs, consultation with
employers regarding reasonable accommodation and adaption,
accessibility issues, job coaching, personal care assistance, and use of
rehabilitation technology are some of the services Arkay provides to
enhance job placements.

COMMUNITY LIVING SUPPORTS

Community Living Supports are used to increase or maintain personal self-sufficiency, facilitating an individual’s achievement of her or his goals of community inclusion and participation, independence or productivity. The supports may be provided in the participant’s residence or in community settings (including, but not limited to, libraries, city pools, camps, etc.).

RESPITE SERVICES

Respite services are provided to participants unable to care for themselves and are furnished on a short-term basis due to the absence of, or need of relief for, those individuals normally providing services and supports for the participant. Services may be provided in the participant’s home, in the home of another, or a licensed Adult Foster Care facility. Respite does not include the cost of room and board, except when provided as part of respite furnished in a facility approved by MDHHS that is not a private residence.