Direct support workforce

Topics that address recruiting, training, supervising, supporting and keeping qualified individuals to provide direct supports to individuals with disabilities.

Human resources and management
The Institute addresses how human resources staff can better manage direct support professionals to better serve people with disabilities.
Retention and recruitment
The Institute addresses how to attract and keep high quality direct support professionals to serve people with disabilities.
Supervision and mentoring
The Institute addresses how to supervise and mentor direct support professionals to better serve people with disabilities.
Training
The Institute addresses the importance of (and/or offers) training for direct support professionals to help them acquire knowledge, skills, and attitudes to help them better serve people with disabilities.
Workforce development strategies
The Institute addresses strategies and interventions to help employers find, hire, and retain high quality direct support professionals and frontline supervisors.

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