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  • Direction Service: Home Page
    upcoming events We hope you ve made plans to Join Us Thank you Eugene Yacht Club and our amazing sponsors Autohaus Eugene Coin Jewelry Pacific Benefit Consultants and Northwest Publishing Our lakeside Benefit was a success We had a great time and raised more than 4 300 Many many thanks to all of you who came to support us Get more information download our brochure HERE pdf file Read More

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  • ABOUT | Direction Service, Inc.
    families live their lives to the fullest since 1976 The organization has three major programs Family Support Service Coordination helps families who have children with disabilities by serving as a one stop source for information and assistance locating and coordinating services that meet the needs of children and families and supporting and advocating for families as they work to meet these critical needs This program stabilizes strengthens and empowers families helping them put the pieces together so they can be safe secure and successful Direction Service Counseling Center provides the full range of mental health services to very young children children and adolescents families adults and elders These services include comprehensive assessment treatment planning individual and family therapy skill building group therapy and consultation The Counseling Center provides service to clients experiencing mood and anxiety disorders post traumatic stress disorder and childhood impulse and behavioral disorders Personnel are particularly adept at providing services to clients and families who experience developmental disabilities in combination with mental and emotional disorders Center for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education CADRE works to increase the nation s capacity to effectively resolve special education disputes reducing the use of expensive adversarial processes CADRE is funded

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  • Direction Service | Agency News
    seem to make perfect sense Establishing mechanisms for rewarding people who increase their commitment to healthier lives seems like a good idea that saves money improves health outcomes and elevates patient satisfaction Identifying disproportionately high users of healthcare services and trying to figure out what will help them to be happier and healthier particularly if this is done with respect and the understanding that most of us can be trusted to know what we need is another promising avenue to pursue For this to work it will be incumbent on insurance companies and policy makers to become more flexible in what they will fund and how reimbursements are managed applying metrics of cost to probable benefit without consideration for what is typically paid for As an example I was unable and I m pretty persuasive to get my insurance company to pay 200 for an evidence based Diabetes Prevention Program because it was delivered at the YMCA Fitting round health problems into existing square services won t result in the sweeping changes necessary to get costs in check Proposed changes which are moving forward at an outrageously brisk pace create opportunities that fit well with Direction Service s values and strengths At our Family Support and Service Coordination Program we ve specialized for the last 35 years in partnering with parents to organize services and supports around families who have children with disabilities a population that is likely to have meaningfully increased healthcare needs There s recognition in the healthcare reform movement that having navigators can help systems more capably respond to individual needs and give healthcare consumers the tools needed to be healthier For children who often face complex health and behavioral challenges ensuring that all the critical players are engaged in planning and service delivery results in comprehensive

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  • EVENTS | Direction Service, Inc.
    Facilitation Family Support Information Services Counseling Center CADRE Resources Resources Overview Summer Program Directory Support Support Overview The Marshall Peter Legacy Fund Volunteer Donate Now Contact Us Contact Information Board of Directors Administrative Staff CADRE Staff Counseling Center Staff FSSC Staff Wraparound Staff Direction Service Events Sorry there are currently no agency events scheduled Please check back again soon Make a gift Connect with us Proud to be a United

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  • Direction Service Employment
    Mutual Understanding and Promoting Inclusiveness Justice and Equity We believe our success is based on the shared value among all staff that providing exceptional service to our clients is our most important goal Employment Opportunities Wraparound Facilitator Position Announcement Direction Service is a multi program organization that has helped people with special needs and their families live their lives to the fullest since 1976 We are currently recruiting Spanish speaking Bilingual Bicultural preferred applicants for a Wraparound Facilitator position The Wraparound Facilitator will join an enthusiastic and supportive team to provide wraparound facilitation for eligible children and youth with significant challenges in the Trillium Behavioral Health TBH Wraparound program Wraparound Facilitators will facilitate Child and Family Wraparound Teams to develop Plans of Care work with TBH Care Coordinators to arrange needed treatment coordinate and collaborate with system of care community partners and perform other duties as assigned Extensive training will be provided from experts in the field A Bachelor s degree is preferred or a combination of three years relevant experience Training or experience in issues related to cultural competence social justice preferred There are no current openings We are accepting resumes for future positions to be announced To apply

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  • Direction Service: Programs
    delivery of services to families who have children with disabilities To reduce family stress confusion frustration and isolation To reduce the lifetime cost of services provided to children with disabilities To encourage an informed partnership between families and school districts that optimizes learning Direction Service presently has four major programs working towards our overall mission and goals Family Support Service Coordination Information Services Counseling Center and Center for Appropriate Dispute

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  • Marshall Peter Direction Service
    Building Phone 541 686 5060 FAX 541 686 5063 Wraparound Facilitation Wraparound is an intensive holistic method of engaging with individuals with complex needs most typically children youth and their families so that they can live in their homes and communities and realize their hopes and dreams In recent years wraparound has been most commonly conceived of as an intensive individualized care planning and management process Wraparound is not a

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  • FAMILY SUPPORT & SERVICE COORDINATION | Direction Service, Inc.
    and Service Coordination Program The Family Support and Service Coordination Program FSSC works with families in Lane County who have children youth and young adults Birth 21 with disabilities 45 of new referrals are children and youth with a primary diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder some of whom are self injurious and aggressive or emotional disturbance FSSC is a critical safety net in Lane County that strengthens and empowers disadvantaged families and persons with disabilities by assisting them to understand access and coordinate formal and informal services and supports to meet basic life needs such as food housing medical care respite and job placement ensuring child and family needs are met in a timely manner without costly duplication and confusion and before more expensive services are required arranging and as necessary attending school medical mental health and other important meetings with families ensuring that their voice is heard and promoting cost saving collaboration across providers providing encouragement emotional support and continuity leading to families feeling less isolated and more in control of their lives Presently there are 2234 families enrolled in the Family Support and Service Coordination program This past year case coordinators provided intensive support to 166 newly referred

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