Description

Direct Support Workforce Solutions is a national consulting group addressing the workforce needs of organizations providing community-based supports for individuals with disabilities. Drawing on more than 30 years of research, training, outreach, and evaluation, Direct Support Workforce Solutions helps organizations develop and implement workforce strategies that reduce turnover; attract, recruit and retain qualified talent; and engage and prepare their workforce to deliver high-quality services.

Contact
Amy S Hewitt
Director
Amy S Hewitt
Website
dsws.umn.edu/

Staff

Staff

Heather C Barcikowski :: Ed Prog Spec 2


Claire E Benway :: National Training Consultant


Julie Bershadsky :: Director, Community Living and Employment


Staff

Kelly E Chirhart :: Education Program Spec 3


Kristin Dean :: Director of Information Technology


Kristine E Foss :: Ed Prog Spec 2


Sarah Hall :: Research Associate


Amy S Hewitt :: Director, Institute on Community Integration


Barbara A Kleist :: Program Manager


Julie E Kramme :: Research Fellow


Danielle C Mahoehney :: Community Living and Employment Specialist


Mark R Olson :: Project Coordinator


Sandra L Pettingell :: Research Associate


Megan L Sanders :: National Training Consultant


Jerry W Smith :: Director of Marketing and Communications


Chet Tschetter :: National Workforce Consultant


Topics

  • Direct support workforce
    • Supervision and mentoring
    • Human resources and management
    • Retention and recruitment
    • Workforce development strategies
    • Training