DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL
As a Direct Support Professional (DSP) you will help people with intellectual and developmental disabilities lead fulfilling self-directed lives.
GET CERTIFIED IN AS LITTLE AS 84 HOURS!
The DSP Certificate of Initial Proficiency (CIP) focuses on developing the knowledge, skills and confidence to work as a DSP. The program requires 60 hours of classroom instruction and 24 hours of clinical time.
Graduates have the flexibility to work in a variety of areas, including: Residential, Day Support, and Employment.
Course Content Includes:
Ethics on the Frontline
Supporting Health & Safety
Individual Service Planning
Fundamentals of Effective Documentation
Understanding & Utilizing Assessments
Community Living Skills and Supports
Facilitating and Supporting Community Inclusion
Team Dynamics and Communication
The Profession of Direct Support in Disability Services
Providing Personal Care with Dignity
Supporting a Person to Identify and Achieve Vocational Goals
Visit www.OADSP.org to learn more
* This course does not fall within the ACCSC institutional accreditation
A high school diploma or GED is required for admission into the program.
Program participants must be 18 years or older.
A 10-panel drug screen is required before admission into the program.
SCHEDULE & EXPENSES
Days & Times
Tuesday & Thursday, 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
(60 Class Hours)
(24 Clinical Hours)