Find, Choose and Keep Great DSPs

Resource guide description

A pair of easy-to-use toolkits helping families and people with disabilities find quality, caring, and committeed Direct Support Professionals (DSPs). There are two different versions of the tookit: one for people with disabilities and one for their family members and support providers. These toolkits, which can be used together or separately, provide:

  • Information on where in the community individuals and families can find the best DSPs to meet their needs.

  • Information on how individuals and families choose the best DSP for their needs, including how to develop a realistic job preview.

  • Information on how to train and support DSPs in the job so they stay longer.

  • A CD that provides worksheets, sample realistic job previews, and other resources.

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