Staff assists individuals and their families to develop and implement a person centered support plan, identify services and help maintain eligible state and federal funding with monthly meetings and advocate for medical services. Case managers have an average caseload of 30 clients. SLI has access to professionals trained and educated for autism spectrum disorders, mental health and behavioral supports and planning.
We have trained SLI staff in social work, psychology, human services education, professionals with nursing education and a licensed mental health technician. The Targeted Case Management program works with each client to best serve their needs. We offer services that reflect individual interest and support individual growth.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT TARGETED CASE MANAGEMENT
Who are the services for?
SLI serves individuals 5 and up with intellectual disabilities.
What will a SLI case manager do for my family?
The SLI Case Manager will:
- assess your loved one to verify eligibility and determine services needed
- develop a specific support care plan tailored to their needs
- do a referral and look at related activities such as how to obtain services and schedule appointments as needed
- monitor and follow-up on activities
How do I start?
You call the office of Shawnee County Community Developmental Disabilities at 785-232-5097. They will determine eligibility and give you a list of providers in Shawnee County if you are approved. SLI can help you set up appointments as needed.
Did you know?
You have the right to be involved in transitioning your child between schools which includes:
- if your child may be eligible for KanCare
- if your child may be eligible for Social Security
- if your child may be eligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
- requesting additional services specific to your child's needs
- stating your preference in schools and classroom environments
Terri has been a part of Sheltered Living since 2011 and receives TCM services from us. Terri had been living with her mother who is now deceased and started living by herself. During that time she rarely went anywhere outside of the home or had no contact with anyone who was not family.
Once Terri began receiving TCM services from SLI, planning was focused on developing her self-identity and connecting her with health and mental health providers. She is now effectively treated, has been participating in many SLI activities and volunteering weekly at the Helping Hands Humane Society. She uses public transportation on her own, shops for herself, does her own budget and takes more pride in her appearance. Overall her life has greatly expanded and she is a much happier person!
For further information contact:
Director of Support Services