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Read the latest research, news, stories, developments, and alerts about human services field for people with disabilities.
September 16, 2022
Read about how Community Living New Zealand is recognising employees through their Annual Staff Awards.
September 15, 2022
Discover how The Appreciation Corner helps Children's Aid and Family Services demonstrate their appreciation of DSPs.
September 14, 2022
The Buddy Program, created by Mountain Lake Services, pairs new DSPs with veteran DSPs for support and guidance.
September 13, 2022
Learn about the certification program that provides professional development and career growth for DSPs.
September 12, 2022
The Licking County Board of Developmental Disabilities’ program helps recruit and retain DSPs.
June 16, 2022
Tell us about your agency-wide initiative that confronts direct support professional workforce issues.
September 18, 2021
The organization Empower shares how an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) has helped direct support professionals.
September 17, 2021
Learn how Imagine The Possibilities, Inc. is creating a positive organizational culture by acknowledging its employees.
September 16, 2021
The Cope Institute strengthens the knowledge and skills of DSPs and other staff members.
September 15, 2021
The Arc Southern Maryland launches a program aimed at improving retention by showing appreciation for DSPs.
September 14, 2021
Find out how The Arc Lexington’s program empowers high school students to become effective DSPs.
Discover how Wildwood Programs' DSP Career Path is improving skills and knowledge, while providing financial incentives.
September 13, 2021
Read about the significant changes at Core Services that improved DSP retention, wages, benefits, and more.
September 12, 2021
Find out how SEEC’s DSP-II Training Program is building skills among DSPs and improving retention rates at the agency.
IAHD’s ‘Mandatory Fun Series’ program helps build community among direct support professionals through a creative outlet.
July 8, 2021
Share your programs that make a meaningful impact on DSPs beyond National DSP Recognition Week.
March 8, 2021
We explored how DSP turnover impacts people with IDD's emergency department use, abuse and neglect, and injuries
September 18, 2020
LIFEDesigns has introduced a 'Kudos Cards' program to acknowledge DSPs throughout the year.
Discover how The Arc of Dutchess' fundraiser program is supporting the work of DSPs during COVID-19.
September 17, 2020
Read about the childcare initiative at The Arc Mid-Hudson created to support DSPs.