PSG’s SAFE program provides several different services for families referred by the Waukesha County Child and Family Services Department. Staff work to maintain safety in homes where children are at-risk for removal or in the process of reunification. This program addresses a wide range of concerns including safety, parenting, household management, nutrition, safe and stable housing, service acquisition, education, employment, medical, mental health and substance abuse issues. Emphasis is placed on helping families develop formal and informal systems of support and resources. Additional staff support the work of the Waukesha County Child and Family Services staff by supervising family interactions, providing transportation, mentoring and completing safety checks.
The Children’s Long-Term Support (CLTS) Waiver Program is a Home and Community-Based Service (HCBS) Waiver that provides Medicaid funding for children who have substantial limitations in their daily activities and need support to remain in their home or community. Eligible children include those with developmental disabilities, severe emotional disturbances, and physical disabilities. PSG staff are Services Coordinators who provide case management helping to meet the needs for children qualifying for the program.
This program serves youth and adults referred from Waukesha County’s Comprehensive Community Services Program. Staff meet one-on-one with clients struggling in various aspects of their life. Staff use goal-oriented interventions to support the care plan, and at times support parents in enhancing the parent-child relationship. Interventions may include social skills, emotional regulation, anger management, independent living skills, and behavior management.