Areta Crowell Wellness Recovery Center’s services are based on the principles of psychosocial rehabilitation, with emphasis on attending to the whole person and re-establishing one’s life as a result of the consequences of mental illness, rather than simply attending to the symptoms of the illness. The services focus on recovery, rehabilitation, and community integration, and are individualized to meet the needs of each client. Clients actively participate in setting service plan goals and are encouraged to involve family and significant others in the recovery plan.
Job Options (JOI) is a San Diego-based not-for-profit company that provides professional service personnel, many of whom have severe mental, physical or psychological disabilities, in basic services such as janitorial, hospital environmental, food service, laundry, administrative and clerical, commissary inventory management and shelf-stocking services. We are proud to offer individuals with disabilities the opportunity for gainful employment without discrimination.
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MTS provides bus and trolley services directly or by contract with private operators. MTS coordinates all its services and determines the routing, stops, frequencies and hours of operation.
Independent Livings are privately-owned multi-unit complexes or homes which provide housing for adults with mental illness and others who may benefit from the structure and fellowship of a shared housing environment.
PCSD has practiced in San Diego County since 1972, and has enjoyed a reputation for its state of the art treatment and quality of care. The members of PCSD are active in inpatient and outpatient care, medical and clinical administration, research, teaching, lecturing, and clinical writing. Our physicians are trained in evaluation, rapid intervention, short term treatment, and sophisticated medication management. Likewise, our psychologists and therapists are trained in both individual and family therapy, as well as group, short term crisis intervention, and long term psychotherapy, when appropriate. Our nurse practitioners are equally trained in individual and family therapy, as well as group therapy, crisis intervention, and medication management. 11 locations are available throughout San Diego County.
The Crisis Action & Connection program provides support and linkage to services and community resources to children/youth and their families who are being served by the Homeless Outreach program or currently receiving mental health treatment. The program also assists with continuity of treatment, transitions from program to program, and community resources.
The San Diego Sheriff’s Department offers undergraduate and graduate school students an exciting insider’s view of the department’s operations and provides an opportunity to explore the many career opportunities within the department. You’ll be working with Deputy Sheriffs and Civilian Staff personnel on important cases and management issues and may be exposed to other law enforcement agencies. You’ll feel like you’re a part of the department…because you are.
NFAR is now offering technical training programs specifically designed to advance technical skills for teens and young adults with autism. These programs combine instructor-lead, hands-on training with real life applications, helping to build confidence, expertise and experiences that can lead to careers within the ever-growing and important field of software testing, computer programming and other technical professions.
The Sunflower Scholarship Fund’s purpose is simple: to find resilient and bright students who tower over others in uniqueness and splendor, who stand out from a crowd, just as a sunflower does. The Fund helps support students in two ways: Academic and “Joie de Vivre” extracurricular scholarships. The Academic scholarships will provide financial support for college enrollment, and the Joie de Vivre or “joy of life” scholarships are designed to enable children with financial need to experience the joy of extracurricular activities that they otherwise couldn’t afford.