Community Support Workers
COMPREHENSIVE COMMUNITY SUPPORT SERVICES (CCSS)
Kinship guardians face a variety of challenges that aren’t exactly clinical. They often need help acquiring certain skills or accessing community resources. Comprehensive Community Support Services step in to fill this gap. A Community Support Worker (CSW) supports individuals and families with the services and resources to help promote recovery, rehabilitation, and resiliency.
A CSW addresses goals in the following functional domains:
- INDEPENDENT LIVING
Interacting face-to-face and on behalf of the client in community locations, a CSW utilizes a variety of interventions to address any barriers that impede the kinship caregiver or the children under their care.