Basic Skills Training & Psychosocial Rehabilitative Services
Basic Skills Training / BST services teach recipients a variety of life skills through individual skill training. Services may include any combination of the following interventions:
- Basic living and self care skills: Recipients learn how to manage their daily lives and learn safe and appropriate behaviors.
- Social skills: Recipients learn how to identify and comprehend the physical, emotional and interpersonal needs of others and how to interact with others.
- Communication skills: Recipients learn how to communicate their physical, emotional and interpersonal needs to others and how to listen and identify the needs of others.
- Parental training: Parental training teaches the recipient's parent and or legal guardian BST techniques to help parents care in home and community based settings.
- Organization and time management skills: Recipients learn how to manage and prioritize their daily activities;
- Transitional living skills: Recipients learn necessary skills to begin partial and/or fully independent lives.
Psychosocial Rehabilitative Services / PSR services help to build skills to better communicate, interact within society and handle situations. Services may include any combination of the following interventions:
- Behavior management: Recipients learn how to manage their interpersonal,
emotional, cognitive and behavioral responses to various situations.
- Social competency: Recipients learn interpersonal-social boundaries and gain confidence in their skill
- Problem identification and
resolution: Recipients learn
and gain confidence in their problem resolution techniques and skills.
- Effective communication: Recipients learn how to genuinely listen to others and make their personal, interpersonal, emotional, and physical needs known.
- Moral reasoning: Recipients learn culturally relevant moral guidelines and judgment.
- Identity and emotional intimacy: Recipients learn personal and interpersonal acceptance.
- Self-sufficiency: Recipients learn to build self-trust, self-confidence, and/or self-reliance.
- Life goals: Recipients learn how to set and achieve observable specific, measurable, achievable, realistic goals.