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Eldridge, CA 95431
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Program Four

A collage of photo on Sonoma Developmental Center

Program FourProgram Type:

Intermediate Care Facility (Behavior Intervention)

Description of Program:

To provide creative, positive behavioral supports, leading to increased individual independence. Staff promote opportunities for choice-making, exercising individual rights, and maximizing the use of SDC and community environments.

Addressing the needs identified in their Individual Program Plan, residents receive training in all areas of independent living skills, self-care, behavioral challenges, and social skills. In addition, they are provided work skills acquisition or vocational opportunities. They participate in recreational activities at Sonoma and in community settings. Individuals’ needs are met through positive behavioral, psychological, and psychiatric services, as well as continuous active treatment.

 
 
Last Updated: 3/30/2009