Aging and Disability Resource
The Federal Centers for
Medicare and Medicaid Services.
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.
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
Nevada Division of Child and Family
Nevada Division of Health Care Financing and
Nevada Department of Health and Human Services
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.
Home and Community
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.
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
Jobs and Day Training Services
(JDT) - A program that provides prevocational and vocational skills
training, supported employment, and/or day habilitation
Purchase of Services (POS)
assistance - Purchase of defined services or goods to support continuity
of living in the community.
Supported Living Arrangement (SLA) -
Services provided to people living in their own homes or with roommates
by staff of contracted provider agencies or individuals to develop and
maintain skills needed to live independently in the
Social Security Administration (SSA) - Federal agency that
provides benefit amounts to eligible individuals including Supplemental
Security Income (SSI), Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), and Retired
Survivors Disability Insurance (RSDI).