New Visions provides residential services for individuals with developmental disabilities in Newton, Jasper, and McDonald counties.  New Visions operates as a private for-profit agency under contract with, and licensed through, the Missouri Department of Mental Health.  We also participate with committes in the State of Missouri including:

-Board of Directors for Special Olympics Missouri
-Medications Administration Task Force
-Providers Association for Support Services (PASS)
-MO-ANCOR
-Executive Committee for Quality Forum
-Joplin Regional Center's Administrative Interview and
Case Management Committee
-Missouri's State ISL Task Force
-Neosho Chamber of Commerce


Useful Websites on Topics and Issues:

Special Olympics Missouri
Department of Mental Health-Missouri
American Associaiton of People with Disabilities
National Organization on Disability
Access-Able Travel Source
Federal website of disability-related government resources
Division of Aging-Missouri



OFFICE HOURS:

8:00am-4:00pm
Monday-Friday 
New Visions Group Homes - 13700 Jay Drive - PO Box 70 - Neosho, MO. 64850
Phone: (417)-451-8951 - Fax: (417)-451-1780
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Individuals Supported


New Visions provides supports to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities 18 years of age and older.

Induviduals must be approved for placement by the Missouri Department of Mental Health. 

Developmental disabilities are considered severe, chronic, and manifested before the age of 22, and are likely to be a lifetime disability.  An individual must have substantial limitiations in two or more areas: Self care, language, learning, mobility, self-direction, ability to live independently, economically self-supporting, or need for individual or coordinated services.


Group Home


Provides residential living with 24 hour oversight.  This in-home habilitative environment meets the individuals medical, physical, and emotional needs, as well as community participation and personal interest


Home and Community Support


Provides individualized one-on-one and group supports striving for maximum independence and growth in their home and community. These supports are provided in the individuals own home.


Individualized Supported Living


Community based living arrangement which allows for individuals to meet their needs with maximum involvement.  This program emphasizes independence, growth, and community involvement.  Persons may reside alone or with up to two individuals receiving services.  This service also provides up to 24-hour support and 24-hour on-call support availability.


Respite


Promotes physical and mental well being to the individual and their families by providing temporary out-of-home care.

 



OFFICE HOURS:

8:00am-4:00pm
Monday-Friday 
New Visions Group Homes - 13700 Jay Drive - PO Box 70 - Neosho, MO. 64850
Phone: (417)-451-8951 - Fax: (417)-451-1780
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Funding resources are available for individual's with developmental disabilities.  The Department of Mental Health provides funding through federal and state monies.

Developmental disabilities are considered severe, chronic, and manifested before the age of 22, and are likely to be a lifetime disability.  An individual must have substantial limitations in two or more areas: Self care, language, learning, mobility, self-direction, ability to live independently, economically self-supporting, or need for individual or coordinated services.

 



OFFICE HOURS:

8:00am-4:00pm
Monday-Friday 
New Visions Group Homes - 13700 Jay Drive - PO Box 70 - Neosho, MO. 64850
Phone: (417)-451-8951 - Fax: (417)-451-1780
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New Visions is committed to providing supports in Newton, McDonald, and Jasper counties.  New Visions is highly regarded for it's professional staff and innovative approach to meeting the needs of individuals and their families.

New Visions is an equal opportunity employer, adhering to the guidelines of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).  Discrimination in regards to employment and advancement will not be tolerated.  Race, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin or disability will not restrict consideration of employment and advancement.

New Visions is proud of their professional team and innovated approach in providing supports.  Having a team of quality Support Staff, Residential Coordinators, QDDP's, and Registered Nurses ensures success in providing excellent services.



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Support Staff


Provide direct care services to individuals with developmental disabilities.

Employees must be eighteen years old, required to have a high school diploma or GED, and a valid driver's license.  Experience is not necessary for this position.  All training is provided and paid for by New Visions Inc.


Professional Managers


Coordinates supports for individuals in residential setting.  Directly supervise support staff and their schedules, as well as working with team professionals, service coordinators, parents, and guardians.  Must have high school diploma or GED, experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities, and valid drivers license.


Qualified Developmental Disabilities Professional (QDDP)


MRDD MEDICAID WAIVER MANUAL SECTION 13
The following represents the minimum requirements for individuals to be considered for the QDDP position:


Human Services Professional: A person who has at least a bachelor’s degree in a human services (including, but not limited to: sociology, special education, rehabilitation, counseling, and psychology) and who has at least one year of experience in working directly with persons with mental disability or other developmental disabilities.
Psychologist: A person with at least a master’s degree in psychology from an accredited school and with at least one year experience in working directly with persons with mental disabilities or other developmental disabilities.
Physician: A doctor of medicine or osteopathy who has at least one year of experience in working directly with persons with mental disabilities or other developmental disabilities.
Social Worker: A person who holds a graduate degree from a school of social work accredited or approved by the Council of Social Work Education or another comparable body.  The social worker must also have at least one year of experience in working directly with persons with mental disability or other developmental disabilities.
Occupational Therapist: A person who is eligible for certification by the American Occupational Therapy Association or another comparable body and who has at least one year of experience in working directly with persons with mental disability or developmental disabilities.
Physical Therapist: A person who is eligible for certification by the American Physical Therapy Association or another comparable body and who has at least one year of experience in working directly with persons mental disability or other developmental disabilities.
Speech Pathologist or Audiologist: A person who is eligible for a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology granted by the Speech-Language-Hearing Association or another comparable body; or a person who meets the educational requirements for certification and who is in the process of accumulating the supervised experience in working directly with persons with mental disability or other developmental disabilities.
Registered Nurse: A person who is a registered nurse and who has at least one year of experience working directly with persons with mental disability or other developmental disabilities.
Professional Recreation Staff Member: A person who has a bachelor’s degree in recreation or in a specialty area such as art, dance, music or physical education and who has at least one year of experience in working directly with persons with mental disability or other developmental disability



OFFICE HOURS:

8:00am-4:00pm
Monday-Friday 
New Visions Group Homes - 13700 Jay Drive - PO Box 70 - Neosho, MO. 64850
Phone: (417)-451-8951 - Fax: (417)-451-1780
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Larry Elrod, Director
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Melody Fisher, Administrative Assitant
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Soni Elrod

Supervisor Professional Programs
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Jennifer Bare, RN

Community RN
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Sheila Pogue, CIST

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Deena Barnes, QDDP
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Elizabeth Ballard

Professional Manager
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Marsha Patterson

Professional Manager

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Karen Hines
Professional Manager
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Luhwanna Stonecipher, CIST
ISL Director
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Drew Elrod
Director-Express Your Visions
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Ted Littiken

Hiring and Training
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Sarah Stonecipher, CIST
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OFFICE HOURS:
8:00am-4:00pm
Monday-Friday 
New Visions Group Homes - 13700 Jay Drive - PO Box 70 - Neosho, MO. 64850
Phone: (417)-451-8951 - Fax: (417)-451-1780
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