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Our Day Program

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Services and Programs

- Our Day Program 

Champion Services, Inc. offers state of the art day programming for consumers to receive the supports necessary to actively participate throughout the fabric of the community and realize their unique passions and skills. Our day program operates from 9am to 4pm Monday through Friday and is closed on major holidays.

Guiding Principles

The Torch Day Program follows guiding principles that serve as the compass for the development and operations of the day program for the individuals who attend. The Torch Day Program will:
• Add value to the local community by exposure to and participation with individuals with disabilities by building community relationships and resources and volunteering and working in the community
• Realize and foster each individual’s passions by exposing them to the many possibilities that life has to offer through community, cultural, recreation, job and hobby opportunities.
• Stimulate and improve the individual’s intellectual abilities through activities that employ problem solving and decision making
• Encourage a healthy lifestyle through nutrition, exercise and personal hygiene and appearance

The Torch Day Program fosters consumer independence and self-awareness through programming and curricular guidelines that advance consumer skills necessary to reside, integrate and participate in the community through:
• Structure
• Training Modules
• Community Activities
• Torch Weekly Activities
• Positive Behavior Supports
• Pre-employment Skills

Torch Day Program community activities include:
• Library
• Recreation Center
• Restaurants
• Movie Theater
• Shopping Mall
• Parks and Gardens
• Bowling
• Museums
• Festivals
• Volunteer Opportunities

Torch Day Program weekly events include:
• Participation in clubs of their choice
    o Coffee Club
    o Walking Club
    o Women’s Club
    o Men’s Club
    o Book Club
    o Bible Study Group
    o Dance Club
    o Matter of Balance
    o Choice Time
    o Leisure Time
    o Crafts and Art
    o Job Jackets
    o Cooking
    o Music
    o News Report

The Torch Day Program will proactively assist consumers to increase appropriate social behaviors and decrease maladaptive social behaviors to facilitate successful integration in the community and their homes through consistent and persistent application of Positive Behavior Supports that include:
• Highly structured environment
• Visually clear directions
• Preference assessment
• Social Stories
• Assistive Technology
• Functional Sign Language
• High levels of positive reinforcement