Pathlight (Intensive Residential Services)

220 Brookdale Drive
Springfield, MA 01104-3210
(413) 585-8010
http://pathlightgroup.org/programs-and-services/residential-supports/

Populations served:

Pathlight Intensive Residential Services Division serves adults with complex medical needs and intellectual disabilities to have a home in the community where around-the-clock staff can meet their needs, give them individual attention, and help them realize their full potential.

Our homes make it possible for adults with developmental and health-related issues to receive the services they need while living in a safe, dignified, family-like setting within the community. Our single intent is to create a home that enables each individual to live a meaningful and fulfilling life. We achieve this by empowering each person to be actively involved in their household and community.

Location(s) of internship sites: Private homes in Hadley and Easthampton areas.

Accessible by Public Transportation? Homes in Hadley and Easthampton are accessible by bus.

General job description of what an intern might do:

  • The focus of this internship is to provide a variety of work experiences working with a diverse group of individuals.
  • Assist in the direct care and/or case management to the individuals served by the programs.
  • Assist in skill development activities, community integration, support in completing ADLs, vocational support and advocacy.
  • Shadow and/or assist a case manager or residential coordinator to develop an understanding of the role of a front line supervisor.
  • Observe the Day Program Coordinator, Lead Nurse, and/or Physical Therapist as they perform their jobs.
  • Work on special projects such as a day trip or resource development.
  • Participate in trainings that are provided through ACL professional staff.

Agency Contact
Kathleen (Kate) Filanowski
413-731-4583
Kathleen.Filanowski@pathlightgroup.org