Community Choice provides Residential Services and Personal Care Attendant Services to individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities who wish to live in the community. As an approved provider by the Missouri Department of Mental Health, most services may be covered by Medicaid Waiver. With Community Choice, consumers and families have the security of knowing they are being supported by staff who have been thoroughly screened and trained, and are qualified to work with individuals with developmental disabilities. Respect, safety, and individual potential are the guiding principles of our services to people with disabilities and their families or guardians.
Our employees have completed comprehensive pre-employment background checks, including:
* Family Care Safety Registry (Missouri)
* State Disqualification Lists for Adult and Child Abuse
* Criminal History
* Motor Vehicle Record
* Past Employment References
Our employees are trained in the following areas:
* Consumer Rights
* First Aid and CPR
* Recognition of, and Prevention of Abuse and Neglect
* Positive Behavior Support Principles
* Back Safety and Transfers
* Medication Administration (if required)
* Mandt or CPI (if required)
* Community Integration
Residential Services (ISL's)
Community Based Supports
*Individualized Skill Development
We also provide Employment Services to individuals qualifying and interested in seeking employment, including:
Agency Staffing Services
Recruiting and Placement Services
Traditional methods of seeking employment are difficult and ineffective for many people. Community Choice, Inc. provides Employment Services to assist individuals interested in finding a job. Our trained employment support professionals, contracted with the Division of Developmental Disabilities, provide the following services:
Career Planning – Assistance in helping the individual identify talents, skills, abilities, interests, and needs for achieving employment.
Prevocational Services – Helping the individual begin developing the fundamental skills and work experiences necessary to prepare for employment.
Job Development – Conducting outreach to businesses in an effort to identify the right employer match for an individual’s unique interests and preferences.
Supported Employment – Assistance provided on the job site to help with refining job performance and developing workplace supports,