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There are currently 10 names in this directory beginning with the letter C.
CBI: Consultative Behavior Intervention

CCOP: Children's Community Options Program

The Children's Community Options Program (CCOP) provides supports and services to children living at home or in the community who have one or more of the following long-term disabilities: developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, and/ or severe emotional disturbances.

CCR IEP: College and Career Ready IEP

Refers to IEPs in Wisconsin that support students at all grade levels to prepare for college and careers.

CCS: Comprehensive Community Services

From the Department of Human Services: Comprehensive Community Services (CCS) is a program that helps individuals of all ages live their best life by providing supports that address their unique needs related to mental health and substance use. CCS is intended to assist individuals who are in need of care outside of inpatient settings, but who may have ongoing needs that, if left unaddressed, could result in hospitalizations during times of crisis. As of September 30, 2019, the latest data available, 8,562 individuals were enrolled in CCS.

A listing of county contacts is available at:

CESA: Cooperative Educational Service Agency

Wisconsin has 12 CESAs. The Cooperative Educational Service Agencies are designed to serve educational needs in all areas of Wisconsin by serving as a link both between school districts and between school districts and the state. Not every school district participates in CESA programs. A brochure explaining CESAs is available at:


CHIPS: Children in Need of Protection/Services

JIPS: Juvenile in Need of Protection

CLTS: Children's Long Terms Support Program

Wisconsin's Medicaid waiver program for children who meet financial and functional eligibility. Eligible children include those with developmental disabilities, severe emotional disturbances, and physical disabilities. Funding can be used to support a range of different services based on an assessment of the needs of the child and his or her family. To find your local contact to see if you qualify- go to the list on the DHS website-

COMPASS/CompassWisconsin/COMPASS Threshold can refer to a program the provides intake for Children's Long Term Supports and Katie Beckett Medicaid in certain counties.

CYSHCN Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

May go by other names in different states. In Illinois referred to as Division of Specialized Care for Children (DSCC)

Title V Maternal and Child Health (MCH) and CYSHCN programs are charged with providing family-centered, community-based coordinated care.

Other glossaries and definitions of terms are available at:

Medical Home Portal 

Wisconsin’s Department of Children and Families has a list of Acronyms and Definitions for Early Childhood here.

A list of insurance-related definitions can be found here

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