Glossary

ADRC: -
Aging and Disability Resource Center
AT: -
Assistive Technology
CMS: -
The Federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
CPART: -
Conflict Prevention and Response Training (CPART) - Approved curriculum of de-escalation techniques and increasingly intrusive/restrictive intervention procedures used by trained staff to re-establish and/or maintain safety in the presence of threatening or dangerous behavior.
CSI: -
Cooperatively Served Individual (CSI) - A person with both developmental disabilities and mental illness who is served by both mental health and developmental services agencies and whose services are coordinated to address treatment needs.
DCFS: -
Nevada Division of Child and Family Services
DHCFP: -
Nevada Division of Health Care Financing and Policy
DHHS: -
Nevada Department of Health and Human Services
DSM: -
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) - The latest text revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders published by the American Psychiatric Association.
HCBW: -
Home and Community Based Waiver
ID: -
Intellectual Disabilities (ID) - A disability characterized by significant limitations both in intellectual functioning and in adaptive behavior, which covers many everyday social and practical skills. This disability originates before the age of 18.
ISP: -
Individual Support Plan (ISP) - A working tool that identifies the persons interests, personal goals, health and welfare needs, and agreed upon support/services that may be provided through a variety of programs to include State Plan, Waiver, natural/informal supports, community resources and contracted services.
JDT: -
Jobs and Day Training Services (JDT) - A program that provides prevocational and vocational skills training, supported employment, and/or day habilitation services.
POS: -
Purchase of Services (POS) assistance - Purchase of defined services or goods to support continuity of living in the community.
SLA: -
Supported Living Arrangement (SLA) -
SSA: -
Social Security Administration (SSA) -