School Based RCS – Rehabilitative Community Support Services

SCHOOL BASED REHABILITATIVE SUPPORT SERVICES
School based support services under Section 28 of Maine Care and are designed for children with developmental delays; including autism spectrum, intellectual disability and developmental disability.

An individualized plan with measurable goals and objectives is created for each child with the parent and school personnel. A behavioral health professional (BHP) works with the child in the school on behavioral management, communication, community interactions, daily living skills and socialization through the child’s individualized plan.

SERVICES WE OFFER:

  • Assistance with the School-Based Section 28 referral process
  • Vineland Assessments that are necessary for MaineCare Reimbursable Services
  • A comprehensive assessment of the student’s needs
  • Development of an individualized treatment plan that works in conjunction with the student’s IEP and focuses on behavior modification and the development of functional life skills.
  • A trained Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) to work one-on-one with the student during the school day on the identified goals and objectives written in the individualized treatment plan.
  • CFK offers ongoing supervision of the BHP and collaboration with school personnel.

SYSTEMS DESIGN & IMPLEMENTATION
Development of school-based Section 28 treatment program that offers developmental health service, funded through MaineCare, to support students’ academic success.

  • The student inclusive of observations, team meetings, and the completion of a comprehensive assessment.
  • The supervisor works with the team to develop an individualized treatment plan
  • Connections for Kids will hire and train a BHP to work with the student
  • Data collection occurs on a daily basis and is review by the supervisor to make ongoing modifications to treatment as the
  • student progresses.

FACULTY TRAINING

A trained Behavioral Health Professional will be hired through Connections for Kids and receive the following trainings:

  • 50-hour Behavioral Health Professional training
  • CPR and First Aid training
  • Safety Care Training
  • Ongoing training on topics such as developmental disabilities, documentation, trauma, and behavior modification.

PROGRAM REVIEW & QUALITY ASSURANCE

  • A team of experienced professionals are available to provide input, feedback, and guidance regarding Section 28 Services.
  • Supervisors review case notes and track data on the student’s progress.
  • BCBA provides supervision & guidance.

TREATMENT PLAN DEVELOPMENT

Assistance in creation or development of individual treatment plans that meet Maine Care standards and work in conjunction with a student’s IEP, including the students behavior plan and functional life skills.

COMPLEX CASE CONSULTATION & GUIDANCE

Available for consultation with schools to discuss, evaluate, and develop plans to address complex developmental heath presentations that often are a barrier to a student’s academic success.

REFERRAL PROCESS

Connections for Kids works with families and school personnel to complete the necessary components of the referral for School-Based Section 28 Services. The school can then submit for service authorization using the referral form found on our website www.connectionsforkids.org/section-28.

To learn more about School Based RCS, please call:
207-854-1030 Ext. 1008