Our Community Independence Program (CIP) was designed to provide services for Veterans and service members who incurred a physical or mental injury, illness, or wound co-incident to their military service. Warriors who rely on their families because of moderate to severe traumatic brain injury, spinal-cord injury, or other neurological conditions need Community Support Specialists to support and encourage warrior independence in the home and community. Our Community Support Specialists come together in a team effort with case managers and family members to best serve warriors through dynamic social, recreational, wellness, educational, and life skills activities in the home and community.
Our company offers Community Support Specialists, who are interviewed, trained, and matched specifically for each client. Community Support Specialist are individuals of varying backgrounds, including licensed/certified therapists, personal trainers, Veterans, teachers, coaches, etc. Our provider services currently include the following: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Music Therapy, Recreation Therapy, Aquatic Therapy, Massage Therapy, Behavior Support, and Community Specialist Support. Some individuals may possess one or more certifications to perform multiple duties. The Community Support Specialist provides individualized skill development training for people with a neurological illness, injury or cognitive impairment in their own environment. These services may include: assistance in developing schedules, development and ongoing modification of compensation strategies, and assistance with problem-solving issues related to everyday life. Areas could include: development/implementation of strategies to address household management, meal preparation, budgeting, vocational/volunteer exploration, cognitive skill training, exercise, and other home and community-based activities.
If you or your family have more questions about our programs, please contact us today at firstname.lastname@example.org or on our office line at 512-897-1914.