Higher Ground: The Dedication of Direct Support Professionals During and After Hurricanes Katrina and Rita (Brief)

Description

A brief summarizing the report, You Know that it's Got to be Dedication that I am Still Here: The Experiences of Direct Support Professionals During Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and the Aftermath. It describes the experiences of Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) who worked in New Orleans between August 2005 and May 2006 - before, during, and after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. The full length report is available at http://ici.umn.edu/products/docs/NOLAFinalReport.pdf PDF.

Details

Date
2007 
Type
Brief 
Publisher
Research and Training Center on Community Living (RTC-CL)
Collaborators
Volunteers of America of Greater New Orleans

Topics

  • Community life
    • Community supports and services
    • Direct support workforce
      • Human resources and management
        • Retention and recruitment
          • Supervision and mentoring
            • Training
              • Workforce development strategies
              • Health and safety
                • Emergency/disaster preparedness
                • Specific life stage
                  • Adults