Mainstream Living Newsletter: Mainstream Living Employee Newsletter - July 2017
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Congratulations to this month's Service Excellence winners. Your gift cards will be delivered to you through the office or by your supervisor. Julie Sondgeroth (Mental Health) Jade Lynch (Mental Health) Tsolo Lebepe (Mental Health) Shelly Fisher (Mental Health) Mary Salin (Mental Health) Willnesha Prather (DSM HCBS) Others nominated include: Kaleigh... Read More on Monthly Service Excellence Winners
As a Direct Support Professional, your responsibility is to the members with whom you work. This seems pretty straightforward, but most people who have worked in this field realize that helping one person means interactions with others who serve as support systems, especially guardians. It’s not uncommon for guardians to... Read More on July Employee Tip - Conflicts with Guardians
Amazon’s Prime Day is a chance to get deep discounts on a wide range of items sold on amazon.com. For those who are unfamiliar, Amazon.com is an online retailer that sells nearly everything, from toilet paper, to tools, to televisions. Prime Day is not only an opportunity for you to... Read More on Prime Day Coming Soon
The Supported Community Living (SCL) program is designed to support and encourage individuals to live as independently as possible in their own homes. Mainstream Living provides SCL services to persons with disabilities as well as those with a mental illness. Staff is available to provide individualized services at times that... Read More on Supported Community Living (SCL)
Mainstream Living is a member of the Polk County Positive Behavior Support Network. The mission of the network is to promote innovative positive supports for persons with disabilities through inter-agency collaboration. Monthly training topics will be communicated to staff in an effort to enhance learning opportunities for staff. Read More on July Training Topic - Keeping Perspective
Amber and Brett, who are siblings, have worked hard over the past few years on waking up and getting to work on time, as well as being safe at home and in the community. Due to their efforts and the support of staff, their respective teams felt comfortable with reducing... Read More on July Moments of Truth
What brought you to Mainstream Living? I wanted to work in human services but wasn’t sure what area I would be good at. There was an open position at Mainstream and my soon to be husband (at the time) talked with Bill. The rest is history! What is your favorite...
What brought you to Mainstream Living? I wanted to make a difference in people's lives and help motivate them to discover their potential. What is your favorite thing about work? I really enjoy my co-workers and our common interest in making a difference. How do you spend your time outside...