Predictors of Annual and Early Separations Among Direct Support Professionals: National Core Indicators Staff Stability Survey
Journal ArticleExpanding Access & Cultural Competence
June 2, 2020
Despite the crucial importance in ensuring supports for community participation of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, high rates of annual turnover among direct support professionals (DSPs) have been documented for decades. This study utilizes National Core Indicators Staff Stability data to examine the impact of organizational- and state-level factors on DSP turnover (at 6 months and 1 year).