School-Aged Children

School-Aged Children

Overview
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Notice of Re-Organization of Children’s Department

A message from Director of Children's Services

May 1, 2022

To our valued Harbor Community;

What a challenging two years it has been. As we start to see the world gradually open up, Harbor Regional Center anticipates ongoing growth as it relates to the number of individuals whom we serve, with our center already surpassing 16,000 individuals and their families. The Children’s Department alone serves roughly 6,045 individuals and their families.

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Aviso de Reorganización del Departamento de Niños

Un mensaje del Director de Servicios para Niños

1 de mayo de 2022

A nuestra valiosa comunidad de Harbor;

Qué desafiantes dos años han sido. A medida que comenzamos a ver que el mundo se abre gradualmente, el Centro Regional de Harbor anticipa un crecimiento continuo en relación con la cantidad de personas a las que servimos, y nuestro centro ya supera las 16,000 personas y sus familias. Solo el Departamento de Niños atiende a aproximadamente 6,045 personas y sus familias.

Special Event

Comprensión de los informes ABA (una sesión)

Clases de seminarios web del equipo de servicios conductuales

Presentado por Kimberly Lavelanet, B.C.B.A.

HRC ofrece talleres y clases gratuitos, facilitados por analistas de comportamiento certificados por la junta (BCBA, por sus siglas en inglés) que enseñan a los cuidadores sobre los principios del comportamiento, la enseñanza y el refuerzo de habilidades y el mantenimiento de la seguridad.

Comprender los informes ABA

• ¿Qué son las evaluaciones de comportamiento funcional (FBA)?
• Los roles del evaluador y los cuidadores en el proceso de FBA

Special Event

Increasing Independence (One Session)

Behavioral Services Team Webinar Classes

Presented by Mary Bel Gutierrez​, B.C.B.A.

HRC offers free workshops and classes, facilitated by Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) that teach caregivers about principles of behavior, teaching and reinforcing skills, and maintaining safety.

Increasing Independence

• How to help caregivers reduce prompts for task completion
• How to create opportunities for clients to practice skills more independently
• How to support client’s efforts to be more independent

Special Event

Using Visual Supports (One Session)

Behavioral Services Team Webinar Classes

Presented by Mary Bel Gutierrez​, B.C.B.A.

HRC offers free workshops and classes, facilitated by Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) that teach caregivers about principles of behavior, teaching and reinforcing skills, and maintaining safety.

Using Visual Supports

• How to create schedules and routines
• How to offer choices and support transitions

Special Event

Understanding ABA Reports (One Session)

Behavioral Services Team Webinar Classes

Presented by Kimberly Lavelanet, B.C.B.A.

HRC offers free workshops and classes, facilitated by Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) that teach caregivers about principles of behavior, teaching and reinforcing skills, and maintaining safety.

Understanding ABA Reports

• What are Functional Behavior Assessments (FBAs)
• The roles of the assessor and caregivers in the FBA process

Special Event

Toilet Training (One Session)

Behavioral Services Team Webinar Classes

Presented by Iris Owens​, B.C.B.A.

HRC offers free workshops and classes, facilitated by Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) that teach caregivers about principles of behavior, teaching and reinforcing skills, and maintaining safety.

Toilet Training for All Ages

• Client/caregiver readiness for toilet training
• Common barriers to toilet training
• Techniques to increase successful toilet practices

Special Event

ENCONTRAR UN TRABAJO: Orientación Laboral de HRC

Presentado por Brenda Bane, Especialista en Relaciones con Proveedores y Desarrollo de Recursos y Brent Fryhoff, Gerente de Servicios al Cliente

Esta presentación ofrece ideas sobre las posibles opciones para su hijo adulto o cliente al analizar los programas diarios y de trabajo. Tendrá la oportunidad de aprender sobre programas que pueden ser nuevos para usted y hacer preguntas directas a los profesionales de HRC sobre las opciones presentadas.

Esta presentación se realizará vía Zoom

Special Event

Opciones para adultos

Presentado por Brenda Bane, Especialista en Relaciones con Proveedores y Desarrollo de Recursos y Brent Fryhoff, Gerente de Servicios al Cliente

Esta presentación ofrece ideas sobre las posibles opciones para su hijo adulto o cliente al explorar posibles programas de día y de trabajo. Tendrá la oportunidad de conocer varios programas y hacer preguntas a los profesionales de HRC sobre las diversas opciones.

Para registrarse o para obtener más información, comuníquese con María Carmen Garibay al (310) 543-0620.

Special Event

Options for Adults

Presented by Brenda Bane, Provider Relations Specialist and Resource Development & Brent Fryhoff, Client Services Manager

This presentation offers ideas about the possible options for your adult child or client when exploring possible day and work programs.  You will have the opportunity to learn about various programs and ask HRC professionals questions regarding the various options. 

To register or for more information, please contact Maria Carmen Garibay at (310) 543-0620.

Special Event

FINDING A JOB: HRC’s Employment Orientation

Presented by Brenda Bane, Provider Relations Specialist and Resource Development & Brent Fryhoff, Client Services Manager

This presentation offers ideas about the possible options for your adult child or client when looking into day and work programs. You will have the opportunity to learn about programs that may be new to you and ask HRC professionals direct questions regarding the options presented. 

This presentation will be held via Zoom

Special Event

Transition From Early Childhood

Saturday Speaker Series

Presented by HRC Early Childhood Client Services Managers

The Saturday Speaker Series offers presentations that cover topics that are relevant to all of our families and service providers.  They are presented by HRC staff who have a wealth of knowledge and experience in their areas of expertise.  Presentations are scheduled on Saturday mornings for the convenience of families and service providers.  Participants will have the opportunity to view the presentation and ask questions. 

Special Event

Options for Adults

Saturday Speaker Series

Presented by Brent Fryhoff, HRC Client Services Manager and Brenda Bane, HRC Provider Relations Specialist

The Saturday Speaker Series offers presentations that cover topics that are relevant to all of our families and service providers.  They are presented by HRC staff who have a wealth of knowledge and experience in their areas of expertise.  Presentations are scheduled on Saturday mornings for the convenience of families and service providers.  Participants will have the opportunity to view the presentation and ask questions. 

Special Event

Orientation to Learning Disabilities, Language Disorders, and Accessing Services

Saturday Speaker Series

Presented by Owen Fudim, Ph.D., HRC Consulting Psychologist

The Saturday Speaker Series offers presentations that cover topics that are relevant to all of our families and service providers.  They are presented by HRC staff who have a wealth of knowledge and experience in their areas of expertise.  Presentations are scheduled on Saturday mornings for the convenience of families and service providers.  Participants will have the opportunity to view the presentation and ask questions. 

Special Event

Understanding Your Child’s ADHD and How It Relates to Developmental Disabilities

Saturday Speaker Series

Presented by Juan Carlos Aguila, Ph.D., HRC Psychologist

The Saturday Speaker Series offers presentations that cover topics that are relevant to all of our families and service providers.  They are presented by HRC staff who have a wealth of knowledge and experience in their areas of expertise.  Presentations are scheduled on Saturday mornings for the convenience of families and service providers.  Participants will have the opportunity to view the presentation and ask questions. 

Special Event

¿QUÉ ES LA TOMA DE DECISIONES CON APOYO?

Alternativas a la curatela

Presenta Johnanthony Alaimo, defensor de los derechos del cliente/abogado, Oficina de Intercesión/Defensa de los Derechos del Cliente (Office of Clients’ Rights Advocacy)

Special Event

WHAT IS SUPPORTED DECISION MAKING?

Alternatives to Conservatorship

Presented by Johnanthony Alaimo, Clients’ Rights Advocate/Attorney, Office of Clients’ Rights Advocacy

Supported Decision-Making (SDM) is when you use trusted friends, family and professionals to help you understand situations and choices in your life.  It is a way to increase your independence.  It encourages you and gives you the power to make decisions about your life as much as possible.  SDM is how most adults make daily decisions.

Special Event

Servicios de apoyo a en el hogar (In-Home Supportive Services, IHSS)

Presenta el especialista en beneficios del HRC

Este taller se centrará en un importante apoyo a domicilio para los clientes del HRC, disponible a través del programa Medi-Cal y gestionado por el condado de Los Ángeles. Infórmese sobre la elegibilidad de IHSS, cómo se determinan las horas de apoyo, cómo prepararse para una cita con su trabajador de IHSS, quién puede convertirse en un proveedor certificado de IHSS y qué hacer si usted no está de acuerdo con una decisión de IHSS.

Esta presentación se llevará a cabo a través de Zoom.

Special Event

El Ingreso Suplementario del Seguro (Supplemental Security Income, SSI) para niños y adultos con discapacidades de desarrollo

Presenta el especialista en beneficios del HRC

Suplementario del Seguro o SSI. La presentación incluirá información sobre el programa SSI, los criterios de elegibilidad y los beneficios. También se hablará de los beneficios por discapacidad, de los beneficios por supervivencia y de los beneficios para personas dependientes, así como de su efecto en el SSI.

Esta presentación se llevará a cabo a través de Zoom.

Special Event

In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS)

Presented by HRC’s Benefits Specialist.

This workshop will focus on an important in-home support for HRC clients, available through the Medi-Cal program and run by Los Angeles County. Learn about IHSS eligibility, how support hours are determined, how to prepare for an appointment with your IHSS worker, who may become a certified IHSS provider, and what to do if you do not agree with an IHSS decision.

This presentation will be held via Zoom