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Setting Goals with Foster Children for the New Year

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The start of the new year is a great time to think about setting some new goals. We typically only think of adults setting goals like losing weight, reading more, registering for college classes, learning a new skill, and other similar objectives. Goal setting can be a healthy life skill for all children to learn. […]

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Host Homes

4 Ways to Help Foster Children through Holiday Challenges

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The holiday season can be difficult for children in foster care. They may be feeling the absence of their biological parents or siblings even more than usual during this time of year. At RISE Services, Inc. Oregon, we believe there are many ways you can make this season easier and more meaningful for them despite […]

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Inclusion & Diversity

How to Host an Inclusive Holiday Family Gathering

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The holiday season is quickly approaching, and this is the time of year most of us look forward to all year long. If you’re hosting a family holiday gathering and have relatives or friends coming over who have developmental disabilities, you can make them feel special and welcome by hosting an inclusive holiday party. Before […]

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In-Home Care Services

4 Self Care Tips for Caregivers

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Providing care for a family member can be rewarding yet exhausting at the same time. It can be even more difficult to care for someone else if you’re not first caring for yourself, so it is imperative that you take steps to improve your health and well-being in the midst of providing care for someone […]

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Direct Support Professionals

Why DSPs Are Vital to Our Organization

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The work of a Direct Support Professional (DSP) can be challenging, difficult, and exhausting. Yet, the DSPs at RISE Services, Inc. Oregon continue to provide services to children and adults with developmental disabilities with compassion, understanding, and patience. There’s no way we could serve individuals successfully without our amazing DSPs. Keep reading to learn why […]

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Host Homes

4 Questions About Kinship Foster Care

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Do you have family members or friends who are receiving services for their developmental disabilities? If so, there are times when it would be beneficial for both the child and their family if they are temporarily placed in the home of an immediate family member or close friend. At RISE Services, Inc. Oregon, we call […]

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Oregon Careers

A Day in the Life of a DSP

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At RISE Services, Inc. Oregon, we believe every member of our team plays a significant role in creating opportunities for and with individuals with developmental disabilities. We understand the important job our direct support professionals play which is why we place an emphasis on taking great care of our employees. Before you apply to work […]

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Tips

3 Ways to Keep Cool in the Summer Heat

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Beautiful weather is here to stay and that means finding ways to beat the heat of Oregon summers. At RISE Services, Inc. Oregon, we’d like to give you some practical and fun ways to stay cool during the rising temps. These ideas are great for your children, your loved ones with developmental disabilities, and the […]

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Host Homes

3 FAQs About Our Host Homes

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In honor of Foster Care Appreciation Month, RISE Services, Inc. Oregon would like to thank all of our Host Home families for providing a caring and supportive home for children and youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities. If you’re thinking about opening your home to a youth in need, you probably have many questions. We’ve […]

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Autism Services

4 Ways We Assist Individuals With Autism

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At RISE Services Inc. of Oregon, we believe in providing growth opportunities for children, adults, and their families. In honor of National Autism Awareness Month, we’d like to share a few of the different ways we support individuals with autism and their families. Our caring direct support professionals have years of experience helping individuals with […]

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