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DSP Survey Report: Retention, Respect, and Recognition

Brief
October 1, 2019

This brief describes findings from a survey of direct support professionals. It describes worker motivations to stay in the field, and worker perceptions on how job quality could be improved.

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Key Takeaways

Direct support professionals desire respect and appreciation.
Direct support professionals enjoy that they make a difference in the lives of clients.
Most direct support professionals plan to leave their jobs in less than a year.
 
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