DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL JOB DESCRIPTION
Community Based Habilitation are services provided inside and outside of the participant’s home that support
learning and assistance in the areas of:
Daily living skills
Community based activities are intended to build relationships and natural supports.
Staff are to monitor, train, educate, demonstrate, and support individuals with the acquisition and retention of skills in the following areas:
Leisure activities and community/public events (i.e. integrated camp settings)
Unpaid work experiences (i.e. volunteer opportunities)
Maintaining contact with family and friends
Training and education in self-direction designed to help participants achieve one or more of the following outcomes:
Develop self-advocacy skills
Exercise civil rights
Staff promote skills that enable individuals to exercise self-control and responsibility over services and supports received or needed.
Staff model skills that enable the participant to become more independent, integrated or productive in the community.