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Action Alert: Certified Direct Support Professional to Testify to Senate Special Commitee

by | Apr 15, 2024 | News

United States Senate Special Committee on Aging

Full Committee Meeting

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

10:00AM (EDT)

Featuring Nick Smith, DSP-1, SPIN, Philadelphia, PA

The United States Senate Special Committee on Aging will be holding a hearing tomorrow to discuss the long-term care workforce. The hearing will be to address the shortages and legislation to improve the caring professions. U.S. Senator Bob Casey (PA), Chairman of the Committee, has invited Nick Smith, a NADSP-certified direct support professional from Philadelphia to provide testimony. It’s rare that direct support professionals have the opportunity to testify before the United States Senate and we invite you to watch Mr. Smith on Tuesday.

The hearing will be livestreamed on the committee page. To watch access the livestream, click here.

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