Employees of the Season— Fall 2015

Click to enlarge Each season, employees are recognized for the amazing things they do every day, such as helping with extra shifts, taking care of our client’s needs, and keeping our facilities sparkling clean. The following are the employees recognized for Fall of 2015: Rehabilitation Assistants Arbor: Judy Struble Briarhill: Lenora Ealy, Victoria Mathaw Brookside:…

Employee Spotlight: Katherine Jester

Four times a year, Rainbow recognizes employees who go above and beyond their duties. We call them Employees of the Season. Katherine Jester was recognized this past season. This was her nomination: Katherine transferred to the Farmington Hills Treatment Center and has done a great job since her arrival. She makes sure to include all…

Free CBIS Training

Become a Certified Brain Injury Specialist Earn 14 CCM and/or RN CEs  The Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists (ACBIS) offers a national certification program for experienced professionals working in the field of brain injury. ACBIS provides an opportunity to learn about brain injury, to demonstrate learning with a written examination, and to earn a…

Employee Spotlight: Sarah Middleton

Four times a year, Rainbow recognizes employees who go above and beyond their duties. We call them Employees of the Season. Sarah Middleton was recognized this past season. This was her nomination: Sarah is motivated and encouraging to her co-workers. She comes to work with a positive attitude and ready to assist her team in…

Employee Spotlight: Cynthia Forbing

Sadly, the era of the Terrace Bistro at Rainbow’s Livonia Corporate Center has come to an end. What a wonderfully successful enclave it was under Cynthia’s direction. This past season the Bistro received a near perfect licensing survey, thanks to Cynthia’s hard work. Cynthia provided her clients with wonderful job experience, teaching important skills in…

A picture’s worth a thousand words

Photo by: Andrew Price, CTRS Clients and employees from Rainbow’s Farmington Hills Treatment Center recently ventured to the famous Hitsville U.S.A., home to the Motown Museum in Detroit for their weekly community outing. They learned about the humble beginnings of Motown Founder Barry Gordy and Motown Records. Hitsville U.S.A. is the nickname given to the…

Employees of the Season— Summer 2015

Each season, employees are recognized for the amazing things they do every day, such as picking up extra shifts, going above and beyond for clients, or cleaning out houses. The following are the employees recognized for Summer of 2015: Rehabilitation Assistants Ann Arbor Specialized Residential Program: Jeannette Judge, Michael Lee Arbor: Riad Alhakim Belleville: Nyiesha…

Getting the GIST: Group Interactive Structured Treatment— Social Competence

By Carolyn A. Scott, Ph.D., CBIST Rainbow Rehabilitation Centers Social Communication— An individual’s ability to receive and interpret verbal and nonverbal information from the environment as well as the ability to generate a response or initiate communication with others. There are a number of cognitive and emotional skills that contribute to one’s ability to communicate,…