Case management is a dynamic collaborative process that uses the strengths and resources of the consumer, family system, and community agencies to access and coordinate services, and achieve short and long-term goals. The case management process involves accessing, planning, coordinating, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating quality cost effective services.
While learning through a bodily-kinesthetic approach, dance/movement classes and workshops focus on encouraging self-expression and increasing self-esteem, while improving balance and coordination especially focusing on fall risk reduction, strength and endurance, social competency and cognitive processing skills. Sessions use Laban/Bartenieff fundamentals and developmental patterns, and the 4 major movement themes: inner/outer, mobility/stability, exertion/recuperation, and function/expression.
NRRF established the Rhythms of Hope Dance Company in 1996 to celebrate the successes of persons with disabilities. Through performances, the company educates and enlightens audiences on the potential of persons with disabilities and recognizes them for their contribution to the human spirit. The dances tell stories of life's struggles, and the growth and rediscovery process that takes place over time.