What are Behavior Support Services?
Behavior Support Services are part of the Medicaid-funded Community First Choice State Plan Option. Behavior Support Services are provided by certified Behavior Consultants using Positive Behavior Support.
What will Behavior Consultants do?
Behavior Consultants identify changes that can be made by the caregiver or within the person's environment. Services focus on support to address:
- challenging behaviors
- cognition processing
- communication skills
- self-help activities
- impulse control
- adaptive skills
This site contains information on Behavior Support Services, an Aging and People with Disabilities program designed to provide help and support to eligible individuals and their care providers by reducing the frustration, injuries, stress, placement failures and other concerns that result when people have persistent and difficult behaviors.