Know Barriers offers life experience balanced with clinical expertise, to assist persons with disabilities, in developing the confidence and skills they need to move forward in their lives and achieve their life goals. Programs include Life Coaching, Peer Mentoring, Information and Referral, Violence Prevention Outreach and Substance Abuse Recovery. KnowBarriers has made a tremendous impact on the lives of patients at Rancho.
Know Barriers life coaching/peer mentoring program along with therapy and support staff, are individuals living with a disability who participate in the program. Peer Mentor Employment in the Don Knabe Wellness Center creates gainful employment opportunities for individuals with disability, opportunity for the Peer Mentors to mentor other Don Knabe Wellness Center participants and for Peer Mentors to provide positive role modeling for health and participation behaviors.