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Direct Support Professionals

4 Reasons Why We Honor Our Direct Support Professionals

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September 10-16, 2023 is Direct Support Professional Recognition Week. If you know or work with a Direct Support Professional (DSP), be sure to thank them for their dedication to serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). From their devotion to assisting children who need behavioral health support and their commitment to helping individuals with […]

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Foster Care

Aging Out of Foster Care in Idaho

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As foster youth near adulthood, they greatly benefit from the guidance and support that parental figures or caregivers provide. Unfortunately, many older foster youth leave the foster care system without these support systems, which impacts any opportunities for a successful transition to adulthood. RISE Services, Inc. Idaho is one of many resources that serves and […]

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Treatment Foster Care

6 Qualities of Great Treatment Foster Parents

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Being a foster parent involves much responsibility. Beyond the required licensing process, it takes individuals willing to love, care for, and open their homes to foster children. At RISE Services, Inc. Idaho, we are blessed with amazing foster care parents who work with the children and families under our care. Maybe you didn’t realize that […]

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Employment

4 Ways our Summer Employment Program Impacts Participants

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Are you or a family member with a developmental or intellectual disability looking for a summer job? If so, RISE Services, Inc. Idaho can help. We assist each of our clients through the job process, from defining your vocational goals to helping you find a job that you enjoy. Here are four ways our summer […]

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Independent Living Skills

Independent Living Workshops for Youth Aging Out of Foster Care

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In celebration of National Foster Care Month, RISE Services, Inc. Idaho would like to share how grateful we are for our foster parents and families. We know they go above and beyond by welcoming children and teens into their homes who are waiting to be reunited with their biological parents. Unfortunately, there are times when […]

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Medication Management

Understanding Medication Management

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Sometimes prescribed medications can be beneficial for individuals who are seeking to maintain or improve their overall health and well-being. They may need additional support managing a mental health condition, or medications may be helpful for their particular developmental disability. RISE Services, Inc. Idaho provides professional medication management services to children and adults. If you […]

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Adult Day Health

What Are Day Services and Why Are They Important?

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If you haven’t heard about our Day Services, then you or your loved one may be missing out on an amazing opportunity. This program offered by RISE Services, Inc. Idaho allows adults who are living with intellectual and developmental disabilities to learn new skills, participate in group activities, develop new friendships, and engage in the […]

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Foster Care

Why We Foster – A Love Story

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Love is in the air as we celebrate Valentine’s Day this month. Whether we’re celebrating relationships with our spouses, partners, or families, it’s true that we all want to feel and be loved. At RISE Services, Inc. Idaho, we asked several foster parents why they choose to welcome children who are in need of a […]

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Foster Care

How Foster Parents Can Set SMART Goals for the New Year

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Being a foster parent can be rewarding and overwhelming at the same time. Not only are you providing a loving home for a child who cannot live with their biological parents, but you also want to support their emotional growth while they’re living with you. At RISE Services, Inc. Idaho, we offer Foster Treatment Services […]

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Mental Health

Mental Health Self-Care Through the Holiday Season

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While the holidays are typically festive, joyful, and “the happiest time of the year” to celebrate with family and friends, they can also be overwhelming and stressful, leading to feelings of loneliness, anxiety, or depression. There are many reasons why the holidays may be tough for some people, ranging from isolation and grief to financial […]

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