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Read the latest research, news, stories, developments, and alerts about human services field for people with disabilities.
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.
September 16, 2020
An inside look at FREE's CLPD training program that provides DSPs with opportunities for career advancement.
September 15, 2020
Mountain Lake Services is shining a spotlight on DSPs through their Employee Spotlight program.
September 14, 2020
Read about how The Arc of Monroe empowers DSPs through its Succession Development Classes.
September 11, 2020
Trinity Services, Inc. launched the Lillie Leapit Awards to create a positive culture and acknowledge DSPs.
August 8, 2020
We examined the relationship between ableism, racism, and sexism, and DSP wages
July 23, 2020
Share your initiatives that make a long-lasting impact on DSPs beyond National DSP Recognition Week.