IISS

Intensive Individual Support Services, or IISS, are one-to-one services provided in the participants home and community. According to COMAR 10.09.56.15(10)intensive individual support services (IISS) are intended to accomplish the following:

  • Prevent or defuse crises;
  • Promote developmental and social skills growth;
  • Provide the participant with behavior management skills;
  • Give the participant a sense of security and safety;
  • Assist the participant with maintaining self-sufficiency and impulse control;
  • Improve the participant's positive self-expression and interpersonal communication;
  • Improve the participant's ability to function and cooperate in the home and community;
  • Reverse negative behaviors and attitudes; and
  • Foster stabilization.