Crisis Intervention Program
What is a Crisis Situation?
Eligibility is determined using the New York State Office of People With Developmental Disabilities (NYS OPWDD) definitions:
Crisis situations can involve:
Behavior, including aggresion; self-injury; bolting/running away; and serious property destruction.
Crisis situations can also involve behavior that puts a person at risk of losing education or in-home services.(i.e. school, daycare, ability to participate in community activities such as respite or community habilitation.