Adult Day Treatment Program (DTA)

Our DTA is a program funded through the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) for adults with disabilities age 18 and over.

INDIVIDUALIZED GOALS

At L.I.F.E. we strive for the very best in day treatment programming. For that reason, we use an established assessment tool, Assessment of Functional Living Skills, to inform the creation of individualized consumer goals.

  • Money Skills
  • Time Skills
  • Phone Skills
  • Health and Safety and First Aide Skills
  • Basic Communication
  • Social Awareness and Manners
  • Cooking Skills: Kitchen/Lunch Room
  • Meals at Home
  • Dishes
  • Kitchen Skills
  • Self-Management Skills
  • Leisure
  • Clothing and Laundry
  • Community Knowledge
  • Shopping
  • Eating in Public
  • Basic Mobility
  • Regular reports on goal progress to families.
  • We do our best to attend planning meetings that are held every 90 days by a consumer’s DDD support coordinator.

MULTIPLE ENGAGING TREATMENT AREAS

Unlike many other programs in the valley, we have multiple treatment areas for our adult day treatment program.  In fact, we have 13 distinct treatment areas! Support is provided as needed by Direct Support Professionals (DSP).

A space for activities that focus on cognitive skills.

  • Money skills
  • Time skills
  • Phone skills
  • Basic communication
  • Social awareness and manners
  • Self-management skills
  • And more …

A space for activities such as board games.

  • Social interactions
  • Coping skills
  • Turn taking
  • Social awareness and manners
  • Self-management skills
  • And more …

A space for activities focused on developing skills for the workforce.

  • Job-related skills
  • Social awareness and manners
  • Self-management skills
  • And more …

A kitchen with multiple fridges, cooking appliances/utensils, and seating for 20.

  • Food prep skills
  • Eating skills
  • Social awareness and manners
  • Self-management skills
  • And more …

A space for consumers to participate in leisure activities such as watching television and playing the Wii.

  • Leisure skills
  • Social awareness and manners
  • Social interaction skills
  • Self-management skills
  • And more …

A space set up as a bedroom.

  • Independent living skills
  • and more …

A space for varied activities such as mindful movement, and art sessions.

  • Gross motor skills
  • Art skills
  • And more …

A working laundry room with washer and dryer.

  • Laundry skills
  • Vocational skills
  • And more …

Am outdoor space with raised garden beds and benches.

  • Leisure skills
  • Vocational skills
  • And more …

An outdoor area with multiple sports courts, specialty bicycles, and equipment.

  • Leisure and health skills
  • Gross motor skills
  • Social awareness and manners
  • And more …

A large outdoor shaded pool.

  • Leisure and health skills
  • Gross motor skills
  • Social awareness and manners
  • Self-management skills
  • And more …

A dedicated space for teens and young adults including multiple game systems, fooseball, and air hockey.

  • Leisure skills
  • Social interaction skills
  • and more …

A specialty room with equipment aimed at addressing sensory systems.

  • Self-management with sensory regulation activities
  • Leisure skills
  • and more…

ENHANCEMENTS

Our DTA consumers also have the opportunity to participant in program enhancements like:

  • Weekly group Music Therapy sessions

  • Mindful Movement classes

  • Bi-monthly art lessons

  • Gardening in our in-ground gardens and garden boxes and harvesting produce to make new recipes

COMMUNITY OUTINGS

Our consumers research and vote on where they would like to go each month. Examples of past outings:

  • Movies theater

  • Bowling

  • Grocery shopping

  • Zoo

  • Library

  • Museums

  • Goodwill

ADULT DAY TREATMENT (DTA) LEADERSHIP

ASHLEY WATZKE
ASHLEY WATZKEManager of Day Treatment and Employment- DTA, DTT, DTS, TTE, GSE
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RENEE VALENCIA
RENEE VALENCIALead Adult Day Treatment Direct Support Professional
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HARLEY NOGA
HARLEY NOGALead Adult Day Treatment Direct Support Professional
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