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Strengthening the Direct Care Workforce

Brief Training & Advanced Roles
March 10, 2023

This brief describes state policy strategies to strengthen the direct care workforce, highlighting states that have strategies that are already in place. To view the original source, click here.

Key Takeaways

Though many policy strategies exist to strengthen the workforce, states vary in their policies guiding the direct care workforce.
Licensure in the direct care workforce is highly variable between job roles and states.
State-level policies make a big difference in working conditions for direct care workers.

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