Monday, July 13, 2020
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Direct Support Professionals Conference

This six-hour course will provide participants with a unique opportunity to gain a fuller understanding of their professional and personal roles as Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) and for the contributions they make to the lives of the people they support. Students will learn how their daily care and advocacy help their clients live fulfilling everyday lives and be full citizens of their communities. The importance of engaging individuals in community activities and providing support for socialization will be stressed. Other current positive practices that can be used to support and empower individuals with intellectual disability will also be discussed. Participants will also gain an understanding of the importance of teamwork and collaborative planning between the individuals they support and all of the people who support them. The target audiences for this training are direct support professionals and other support staff in the MR/ID field.

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