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Supporting Transitioning Youth - YATT 

Oct 06, 2014
By Janet Catalano, MSW, LISW-S, LCDCIII, Clinical Supervisor The average age of children leaving home in the United States is 26; however, foster youth are emancipated at the age of 18.  These 18 year olds are seldom emotionally prepared to... Read More
 
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Employment: Exploring the Options 

Sep 30, 2014
By:  Penny Moore, Director of Employment and Forensic Services Supported Employment (SE), an evidence-based practice, utilizing core principles including consumer preferences, rapid job search and placement, integration with mental health... Read More
 
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Mental Illness is a Disease 

Sep 30, 2014
By:   Manzoor Elahi, M.D.,  Medical Director of Community Support Services, Inc.   Mental illness is a disease, just like cancer or asthma. It is a disease that can be treated successfully. It is being treated... Read More
 
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Care and Compassion for Older Adults 

Aug 29, 2014
By:  Denise Cunningham, Geriatric Team Supervisor The aging population does not exist within a vacuum: rather, it’s emerging, evolving, and adapting within Summit County. The elderly have been receiving increased attention following the 2011... Read More
 
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Clerical Support: The Backbone of Community Support Services 

Aug 29, 2014
By:  Suzanne Frohme, Office Operations Manager   Seven secretaries supporting 130 providers.  Six receptionists greeting and assisting hundreds of scheduled and unscheduled clients.  The switchboard operators manage... Read More
 
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Counseling: Creating Hope and Change 

Aug 28, 2014
By: Janice Jones, ITS and Counseling Supervisor Depression, Anxiety, Anger, Grief, Loneliness, Sexual Trauma, Lack of Self-Esteem, Unhealthy Coping Skills, Failed Relationships. These are some of the struggles that prompt individuals to... Read More
 
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Commons at Madaline Park 

Jul 31, 2014
The Commons at Madaline Park represents a new era for Community Support Services.  As a service-enriched facility, the Commons at Madaline Park is more than an apartment building, it is an opportunity for tenants to transform their lives.  ... Read More
 
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HOME Choice - Nursing Home to Independent Living 

May 29, 2014
HOME Choice Most individuals would not choose to live in a nursing home yet many older adults and persons with disabilities reside in nursing homes due to a lack of other options and needed supports. HOME Choice, a program funded through the... Read More
 
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Supporting Success in the Workplace 

Apr 30, 2014
Supported Employment (SE) is an evidence-based practice utilizing core principles, such as consumer preferences, rapid job search and placement, integration with mental health services, and time-unlimited supports to help persons with mental... Read More
 
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Celebrating 365 Years! 

Apr 28, 2014
On Thursday, April 24th, Community Support Services recognized 35 staff celebrating 5, 10, 15, 20, and 25 years of service!  Collectively, these individuals have been with the agency for 365 years.  We are grateful for their commitment to... Read More
 
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