Habilitation Intervention Services
Building Skills That Last a Lifetime
At Community Partnerships of Idaho, our staff want to help your child and family have a happy home life and successfully participate in community activities.
Habilitation Intervention Services include Habilitative Skill, Behavior Intervention, Crisis Intervention and Interdisciplinary Training.
This direct intervention service includes techniques used to develop, improve and maintain to the maximum extent possible, the developmentally appropriate functional abilities and daily living skills needed by an individual.
This service may include teaching and coordinating methods of training with family members or others who regularly participate in caring for the eligible individual. Services include individual or group interventions
This service utilizes direct intervention techniques used to produce positive meaningful changes in behavior that incorporate functional replacement behaviors and reinforcement-based strategies.
These services are provided to individuals who exhibit interfering behaviors that impact the independence or abilities of the individual, such as impaired social skills, communication or destructive behaviors.
Intervention services may include teaching and coordinating methods of training with family members or others who regularly participate in caring for the eligible individual.
Evidence-based or evidence-informed practices are used to promote positive behaviors and learning while reducing interfering behaviors and developing behavioral self-regulation.
This service may include providing training to staff directly involved with the participant, delivering emergency backup intervention directly with the eligible participant and developing a crisis plan that directly addresses the behavior occurring and the necessary intervention strategies to minimize the behavior and future occurrences.
This service may provide training and staff development related to the needs of a participant.
Crisis intervention is available for participants who have an unanticipated event, circumstance or life situation that places a participant at risk of at least one of the following:
- Hospitalization; Out of home placement; Incarceration; Physical harm to self or others, including a family altercation or psychiatric relapse.
Children's crisis intervention services:
- Are provided in the home and community.
- Are provided on a short-term basis typically not to exceed thirty (30) days.
- Must use positive behavior interventions prior to, and in conjunction with, the implementation of any restrictive intervention.
This is a companion service to behavioral intervention and habilitative skill and is used to assist with implementing a participant's health and medication monitoring, positioning and physical transferring, use of assistive equipment, and intervention techniques in a manner that meets the participant's needs.
This service is to be utilized for collaboration, with the participant present during the provision of services between the intervention specialist or professional and a Speech Language and Hearing Professional (SLP), Physical Therapist (PT), Occupational Therapist (OT), medical professional, behavioral or mental health professional.