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Prior to using the training solutions available through DirectCourse, Partnerships in Community Living Inc. was training their staff in a classroom setting that would take place over a two-week orientation. However, they soon realized a need for a more modern, intuitive solution, one that would allow learners to meet objectives at their own pace. Click… Read more
Results Background Results: See the initial results here! Background: Study Name: The Effects of a Competency Based Training Intervention for Direct Support Professionals on Site Level Organizational Outcomes, Learner Outcomes and Service Recipient Outcomes Short name: “Comprehensive Training Study” Description and Purpose of the Study: This study was conducted at the University of Minnesota’s Research… Read more
The high impact of competency-based training is being recognized throughout the industry Summary: Helping people with disabilities and older citizens to build and enjoy rewarding lives in their communities is an important pursuit. As MCOs continue to take on responsibility for disbursement of related services and funding under Medicaid, they must look for the best… Read more
Learn how a new field of practitioners and support professionals (child welfare specialists) were able to successfully utilize CDS while working with and supporting individuals with disabilities.
Discover insights from leading research by the Missouri College of Direct Support. They surveyed 185 DSPs after completing the 13 required CDS courses, had on-the-job assessments and received their Advanced Training Certificates. Read more
Read more about the pilot study to evaluate key CDS content and its ability to meet training needs for child welfare professionals working with individuals with disabilities.
The NADSP has developed a national credentialing program. This program provides administrative support, structure and oversight for the implementation of a tri-tiered credentialing program.
See the results of a three-year demonstration project to assess the use of the College of Direct Support curriculum to train direct support professionals (DSPs) and improve the workforce.
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