Programs and Services: Community Access Program
The Community Access Program (CAP) is designed to expose all participating individuals to paid work, volunteer work, social/recreational activities, and job search training. The staff ratio is 1:5 or one staff to five individuals.
Services provided are as follows:
- Life Skills Training provides exposure to health and hygiene, socialization, and behaviors appropriate for the community.
- Social/Recreational Activities supplement classroom instruction. There are community-based social and recreational activities, which provide variety in the routine of day program. This affords individuals the opportunity to recreate and improve interpersonal and physical skills. Individuals will participate in events of the season, as well as involve themselves in local parks, fairs, bazaars, and contracted therapeutic activities.
- Vocational Values Clarification & Exposure to Work help to define expectations of work. These are introduced through some paid work experiences and tours of various businesses and in the community.
- Volunteerism provides individuals with opportunities for participation in various activities in the community. Individuals will volunteer their time and labor by assisting with community cleanup, recycling, volunteering at the SPCA and local health care facilities such as The Susquehanna Health System, etc.
- On The Job Evaluations provide assessments with regard to ability levels. These assessments will often take place in the community. Elements of the assessment include the environment, job shadowing, and job sampling.
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For more information on how CAP can help with your employment needs, you can call us at (570) 323-8756 or send us an email at email@example.com.