Last updated: 5/15/2019

Sandy Skaar, MSW (505) 508-1663
Last Updated: 5/15/2019
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Degrees:
MSW

Years of Experience: 1

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:

English

Licensing:

Credentials and Certifications:
Aging, Certificate

Self-Directed Choices assists people on Medicaid Waivers to locate services and supports in their communities.  Waivers we work with are:

  • Medically Fragile
  • Mi Via 
  • Centennial Care Community Benefit

Self-Directed Choices also does educational support groups for:

  • Family Guardians
  • Huntington's disease
Office and Contact Information
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Self-Directed Choices, LLC
P.O. Box 21428
Albuquerque, NM 87111  
www.SDChoices.com
(505) 508-1663

Contact: Sandy Skaar

Office Hours:
Mon: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Tue: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Wed: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Thu: N/A
Fri: N/A
Sat: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Sun: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 12 Hours
Weekends: 6 Hours

Accessibility:
Evening Office Hours
Weekend Office Hours

Problems Served
Focusing on:
Adoption/Foster Care Aging Behavioral Problems Career/Employment Concerns Depression Developmental Disability Grief/Loss Life Transitions Physical Illness/Impairment Stress Traumatic Brain Injury
Also serving:
Anxiety/Panic Disorders Dual Diagnosis Family Issues Learning Disabilities Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Trauma/PTSD
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Advocacy Behavioral Case Management Coaching Education Consultation Geriatric Consultation Information and Referral Narrative Therapy Outreach Psycho-Educational Social Support
Other theoretical approaches:
Long-Term
Methods - focus areas:
Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Group Individual
Other methods:
Peer Support
Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +)
Adolescents (13-17) Young Adults (18-25)
Specific populations:
Brain/Head Injured Caregivers Disabled Grandparents
Alzheimer's Cancer Patients Military/Veterans
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Christian
Buddhist Jewish LDS/Mormon
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Hispanic
Professional Associations

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $75
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: $100

Sliding Scale: No

Accept Credit Card: No


Free Services:

Insurance:

Groups
Family Guardianship Group
This group is an educational group for family guardians. This is NOT a counseling group.
Group Focus: Disabilities
Group Status:
Group Type:
Forming
Educational
Member Age: Adults (26-59)
Seniors (60 +)
Member Gender:
Relation to Focus:
Any
Families
Location: Self-Directed Choices, LLC
3909 Juan Tabo Blvd Ne
Ste 5
Albuquerque, NM 87111
Phone: (505) 508-1663
Meeting Frequency: Every 4 weeks on Saturday

Huntington's Disease Support Group
This educational support group helps families understand Huntington's Disease.
Group Focus: Disabilities
Group Status:
Group Type:
Forming
Support
Member Age: Adults (26-59)
Seniors (60 +)
Member Gender:
Relation to Focus:
Any
Caregivers
Location: Self-Directed Choices, LLC
3909 Juan Tabo Blvd Ne
Ste 5
Albuquerque, NM 87111
Phone: (505) 508-1663
Meeting Frequency: On the second Saturday of the month