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This research examines how to promote the consistency and quality of DSPs
September 20, 2021
Initiatives to confront topics that DSPs face, such as high turnover, low wages, and limited career opportunities.
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.
Learn about organizational programs highlighted during 2021 DSP Recognition Week that address some of the most pressing issues impacting DSPs.
August 31, 2021
Strategies to promote inclusion and participation among people supported in all aspects of organizational life.
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 28, 2020
In this Capstone, we profile organizations with programs that make a meaningful impact on DSPs throughout the entire year.
During 2020 DSP Recognition Week, CQL shared organizational programs that make a long-lasting impact on DSPs.
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.