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    1714 Memphis Street, Suite C8
           Philadelphia, PA 19125

   Phone: 215-673-2778
   Fax: 215-673-3451

Hours of Operation:
Mon - Fri : 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Behavioral Specialist

This service provides support to people with behaviors that make it difficult for them to be active in their community and to live at home, including behaviors that may be disruptive or destructive.A Behavioral Specialist provides this service. The Behavior Specialist has training in how to understand why a person may be having difficulty.

The Behavioral Specialist creates a plan called the Behavioral Support Plan. The Behavioral Support plan helps everyone who is in regular contact with the waiver participant to support him or her. This service includes training family members and providers in how to support the participant and teach him or her skills to be more independent.

The BSS works closely with the Supports Coordinator to make sure that other services are provided according to the Behavioral Support Plan.

This service also includes creating a Crisis Intervention Plan. The Crisis Intervention Plan explains how to help the participant if he or she is going into a crisis. Everyone who is in regular contact with the participant who gets this service should know how to use the Crisis Intervention Plan. The BSS agency has someone available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week to help if a participant goes into crisis.