PSCH, Inc. operates the Northern Lights Vocational Rehabilitation Program in Great Neck, NY, serving residents of Nassau County. The facility provides rehabilitation and vocational services to people with a mental health diagnosis. Plans are currently underway to convert this facility to a Personalized Recovery Services (PROS) model.
- Intensive Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program (IPRT) focuses on helping participants to develop skills needed to gain greater independence and become functional members of the community.
- The Club House promotes rehabilitation and recovery for those with mental illness. Members are encouraged to explore vocational and social goals by a program providing acceptance, encouragement and support.
- Ongoing Integrated Employment - Available in Nassau County and also called The Botanical Training Program, this effort helps County residents with psychiatric disabilities to develop useful work behaviors and transferable skills by working in a horticultural environment. The goal is for participants to transition successfully to competitive employment.
- Special Employment and Assisted Competitive Employment program assists those with psychiatric disabilities to obtain and maintain competitive employment in the community. In addition to providing job coaching, the program also includes developing skills such as conducting a job search, preparing a resume, completing applications and demonstrating appropriate work skills and behaviors.
- Vocational Opportunities for Individual Career Exploration (VOICE) is a very structured and supportive alternative vocational experience for students with physical, emotional or learning disabilities. A mental health diagnosis is not required. Training includes practice with appropriate work habits and transitioning from school to work. Volunteer, on-the-job training experience, job placement assistance and support are also provided.
The Northern Lights Vocational Rehabilitation Program is located at 800 Northern Boulevard, Great Neck, NY 11021. For more information call 516-829-9666 or email LIMHS@PSCH.ORG.