School Based RCS – Rehabilitative Community Support Services

Teacher teaching yound child 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