Scope of Services

Program Description
WSC provides residential programming to adults with acquired and developmental disabilities. These include behavioral, cognitive and physical barriers to independent living. Services are tailored to meet the needs of the individual based on a comprehensive assessment of barriers and abilities. The goal of the program is to maintain or transition the individual to the greatest level of independence possible.  
Program Location
Howell, Michigan
Program Hours of Availability
We offer 24-hour customer care 365 days a year.
Program Contact Information
Anita Gibson or Amy Sheibar

E-mail: anitag@wskills.com or amys@wskills.com

Phone:
Anita: (810) 534-6116
Amy:(810) 534-6163

Fax: (810) 227-1344

Summary of Service
As a locally operated 501 C3 non-profit organization, we are committed to the individuals, families and communities we serve. We work directly with you, your family and often a team of other health care professionals to make sure your needs are met.  Each client/participant has a personalized service plan developed with input from all stakeholders and implemented by our team of professionals. Stakeholders may include the individual, family member(s), guardians, referral facility discharge planners, treating medical team, case managers and adjustors. Progress is continually measured, and plans are often updated, to ensure that our customers’ needs are met.  Hours of service are based on the person’s individual plan of service. 

Program Services Include: 

  • Pre-admission evaluation 
  • Comprehensive functional assessment 
  • Individualized plan of care  
  • Health services coordination 
  • Medication administration 
  • Behavioral support services 
  • Community integration & social opportunities 
  • Care coordination 
  • Progress reporting 
  • Local transportation 
  • Staff support and supervision 
Staff Experience
WSC staff backgrounds include master and bachelors’ educational degrees; experience in the areas of vocational rehabilitation, vocational rehabilitation counseling, teaching, social work, human resources, HR development of youth and adult services, geriatric services, certified brain injury specialist, business administration, staffing recruitment, psychology, service industry, and management. In addition, staff participates in annual job specific training in Recipient Rights, Blood Borne Pathogens, Person Centered Planning, Grievance & Appeals, Deficit Reduction, Limited English Proficiency, CPR/First Aid, and Medication Administration Review, which includes distribution and storage of medication only allowable following the written orders of a licensed physician for the purpose of maintaining health and treatment.   
Population(s) Served
Adults with developmental disabilities, mental illness, physical barriers and traumatic brain injuries
Referral Process
Contact Amy Sheibar or Anita Gibson

E-mail: amys@wskills.com or anitag@wskills.com 
Phone:  (810) 534-6163 Amy or (810) 534-6116 Anita 
Fax: (810) 227-1344 

Who can make a referral
Individuals are referred for admission to services through Community Mental Health, Case Managers, Physicians, self-referrals, families, by other service providers, such as service coordinators, therapists and/or hospital social workers. 
How is a referral made
Individuals are referred for admission to services through Community Mental Health, Case Managers, Physicians, self-referrals, families, by other service providers, such as service coordinators, therapists and/or hospital social workers. Documentation of medical necessity may be required.  
Documents or information the consumer needs in order to enroll
Depending on the service authorized documentation of medical necessity or a prescription for services may be needed. Verification of funding may also be required. Current state identification card is needed. 
Funding Source
We accept most insurance policies (e.g., medical, auto, worker’s comp, etc.) Community Mental Health and private pay. We also receive funds through the Work Skills Corporation Foundation.
Cost to Consumer
Fees for service are based upon ability to pay or coverage such as private pay, insurance carriers, Community Mental Health, or Department of Human Health Services.  Service rates vary on the service needed and can be obtained upon request.
WSC Shares information about the scope of our services with
  • The persons served 
  • Families/support systems, in accordance with the choices of the persons served 
  • Private Referral and other Resources 
  • Payers and Funding Sources  
  • Other Relevant Stakeholders 
  • The General Public  

WSC also reviews the scope of its services annually and updates it as necessary.