National Validation Study of Competencies For Frontline Supervisors and Direct Support Professionals

Description

A report summarizing a study of the competencies needed by Frontline Supervisors (FLS) and Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It includes a description of training needs, and timing of training for FLS and DSPs. Using survey methodologies, the study validated nationally the results of two comprehensive Minnesota analyses of competencies needed by DSPs and FLS, extending the existing analyses by sampling DSPs, FLS and managers in 77 agencies in five states.

Details

Date
2007 
Type
Report 
Publisher
Research and Training Center on Community Living (RTC-CL)

Topics

  • Community life
    • Community supports and services
    • Direct support workforce
      • Human resources and management
        • Retention and recruitment
          • Supervision and mentoring
            • Training
              • Workforce development strategies
              • Specific life stage
                • Adults