Internship (Former Employee) – Nelsonville, OH – April 4, 2018
Counseling individuals in college, group counseling, individual counseling, assessments, risk management, problem solving on the job. One of the hardest parts was watching as young adults went back to using drugs and alcohol.
I would get the Child4ren and i would feed the breakfast and do morning activities and games. Then a nap before lunch. After lunch we would go outside for more activities and games then dinner and bed.
Direct Care Staff (Former Employee) – Saint Joseph, MO – February 14, 2018
typical day was assisting adults with MRDD with everyday skills. The management really did not care for the employees although we was the backbone of the company. the hardest part of the job was using your own personal vehicle and knowing that you will not really go further in the company. the enjoyable part was the population of the clients you worked withl
You are surrounded by helpful staff with opportunities to schedule your own hours when possible. Full time employees receive excellent benefits that are affordable. There are numerous opportunities for continuing education and only a few mandatory (most often offered online or telephone conference) in order to keep up with the ever changing Healthcare Industry. Providing patient care is very important and you can be proud of your work. Team working is essential and makes for an excellent environment.
Self Scheduling, Opportunity for advancement
Some re-imbursed commuting involved for certain positions.
Direct Care Staff (Current Employee) – Saint Joseph, MO – December 10, 2017
If you love working with the mentally handicapped an disabled or enjoy taking care of those who are unable to care for themselves. This job is perfect for you. Its very rewarding job. The pay is based on what isl you work in
Working for those who are unable to do it for them self
Case Manager (Current Employee) – Midland, TX – December 2, 2017
Great place to start entry level. Advancement can happen but you may have to relocate to another city and or state. They use TEMPS for some positions, it is a good way for temps to get hired full-time.
I had the pleasure of working with adults who had a developmental disability. I would teach the residents how to properly navigate the computer. Those that had the mental capacity to use it. The residents there loved to do activities, so I would keep them busy with card games, board games, etc. Also, Choices was a center for the Mentally impaired individuals, who could still function in society.
In Home Caregiver (Current Employee) – Saint Joseph, MO – April 15, 2017
At Choices you have a chance to grow close relationships with Individuals with special needs. You get to help with their every day lives and take them out into the community so they can experience life to their desired amount. Individuals always make their own choices and the staff are very supportive of these choices.
Medical Lab Assistant/ HIV Prevention Counselor (Former Employee) – Memphis, TN – February 13, 2017
Choices was a fun and diverse place to work. The enviornment was great. Everyone worked together to help each other. There was organization and community outreach. Plenty of volunteers work together to make sure that they can get help and education to those out in the community.
PROGRAM SUPPORT SPECIALIST (Current Employee) – Washington, DC – December 22, 2016
Love the youth in our Community Utilize my time management skills Coworkers are great. Hardest part is to try to unite all parties involve for CFT meetings. The most enjoyable part is that we are a community.