ThinkWork!, a project operated by the Institute for Community Inclusion at the University of Massachusetts Boston, has released a toolkit “to help service providers develop and improve high quality supports for community life engagement (CLE).”
The toolkit includes six components:
Background information on Community Life Engagement.
Self-assessment materials to get you started thinking about your own CLE policies and services.
Guidepost 1: Individualize supports for each person.
Guidepost 2: Promote community membership and contribution.
Guidepost 3: Use human and social capital to decrease dependence on paid supports.
Guidepost 4: Provide supports that are outcome-oriented and regularly monitored.
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