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How often will I meet with my case manager?
For individuals who currently receive HCBS services through CLASS, you can expect to see your case manager at least once per month. CLASS case managers strive to meet with individuals who receive services in each area of services received by the individual.
If you are not currently eligible to receive HCBS services because you were placed on the state-wide waiting list, a CLASS case manager coordinator will assist you in determining your case management support needs on an individual basis.
I am interested in Shared Living services. Do I get to select the family with whom I’ll live?
Yes. Individuals seeking Shared Living services must complete an interview process with the potential Shared Living Provider to ensure a successful match between the individual and the family.
What is a Person-Centered Plan (PCSP)?
A Person-Centered Support Plan (PCSP) is a plan developed by the individual, their family/guardian, friends, support staff, and others that will establish goals for the future. The team gathers assessment information to recommend training areas to improve the skills and knowledge that are necessary to work toward the desired outcomes of the individual’s preferred lifestyle.
What are the goals of Life Skills Enhancement services?
The Life Skills Enhancement service is a day program that is provided in a group setting and focuses on the skills and interests identified in each individual’s person-centered plan. The goal of Life Skills Enhancement services is to allow individuals to work toward their personal goals in a collaborative setting.
What kind of training, certification, or licensure is required for CLASS case managers?
All case managers are required to complete an online assessment sponsored by the State of Kansas. CLASS also requires 45 hours of training for case managers during the first year of employment, and 40 hours of training per year thereafter.