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Direct Support Professionals (DSP) Think Tank Recommendations

Brief Training & Advanced Roles
July 1, 2022

This brief provides recommendations for strategies to better support direct support professionals in the important work that they do. Policy strategies are discussed. To view the original source, click here.

Key Takeaways

There needs to be a focus on creating and highlighting career pathways for direct support professionals.
Direct support professionals are recommeneded as a career pathway for individuals with disabilities.
Training, resources and necessary accommodations should be leveraged to enable people with disabilities to work as direct support professionals

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