News And Events

The very latest articles, events, and developments from NADSP
The Point of Interaction Podcast By NADSP: John Raffaele Interviews David Ervin and Awa Johnson

The Point of Interaction Podcast By NADSP: John Raffaele Interviews David Ervin and Awa Johnson

In 2021, the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals announced that it would be conducting a comprehensive campaign across the ...
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NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Dionne Bradwell

NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Dionne Bradwell

Congratulations to Dionne Bradwell who has been selected as the February 2022 NADSP E-Badge Academy Earner of the Month.We are ...
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Virtual Training: Proud & Supported

Virtual Training: Proud & Supported

The New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council has generously awarded a three year grant to the National Alliance for ...
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Apply Today for the 2022 Moving Mountains Award

Apply Today for the 2022 Moving Mountains Award

Through a partnership of the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP), the Research and Training Center on Community Living ...
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NADSP Advocacy Symposium: Amplifying the Direct Support Professional Workforce

About the Event On March 9-10, 2022, the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP) will embark on its first-ever ...
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NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Anthony Munang

NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Anthony Munang

Congratulations to Anthony Munang who has been selected as the first NADSP E-Badge Academy Earner of the Month of 2022.We ...
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Webinar: Let's Talk: Inclusion and Housing Instability

Webinar: Let’s Talk: Inclusion and Housing Instability

Join Director of Educational Services, John Raffaele and this month's International Journal for Direct Support Professionals author Chris Jordan Stevens ...
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2021 DSP Reflections from the Frontline

2021 DSP Reflections from the Frontline

In 2021, the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP) announced that it would be conducting a comprehensive campaign across ...
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Thank You for A Recording Breaking 2021

Thank You for A Recording Breaking 2021

Before the year wraps up, we just wanted to thank our partners and members for a record breaking year here ...
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A Final Word from Dave Hingsburger; Let’s Read and NOT Talk This Month!

A Final Word from Dave Hingsburger; Let’s Read and NOT Talk This Month!

The year 2021 has been difficult for most of the planet. A continued pandemic, political unrest, racial inequities, natural disasters ...
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Inside The E-Badge Academy At Black Hills Works

The following article is adapted from the NADSP report titled ‘The NADSP E-Badge Academy: Integrating Direct Support Professional Knowledge, Skills ...
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Penn-Mar’s Career Ladder Program Supports DSP Growth!

The following article is adapted from the NADSP report titled ‘The NADSP E-Badge Academy: Integrating Direct Support Professional Knowledge, Skills ...
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Implementing The E-Badge Academy At The Arc Mid-Hudson

The following article is adapted from the NADSP report titled ‘The NADSP E-Badge Academy: Integrating Direct Support Professional Knowledge, Skills ...
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NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Robert Noerr

NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Robert Noerr

Congratulations to Robert Noerr​ who has been selected as the final NADSP E-Badge Academy Earner of the Month of 2021.We ...
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Time for Gratitude

The Thanksgiving holiday tends to be a time for reflection, connection, and especially appreciation. It’s no different for all of ...
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Results By The Numbers: Core Competency E-Badges

Results By The Numbers: Core Competency E-Badges

The following article is an excerpt from the NADSP report titled ‘The NADSP E-Badge Academy: Integrating Direct Support Professional Knowledge, ...
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Results By The Numbers: Accredited Education E-Badges

Results By The Numbers: Accredited Education E-Badges

The following article is an excerpt from the NADSP report titled ‘The NADSP E-Badge Academy: Integrating Direct Support Professional Knowledge, ...
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Virtual Training: Trauma Informed Supports

Virtual Training: Trauma Informed Supports

Trauma-informed supports are not just for the people we support but for everyone. Join Dr. Karyn Harvey and Tanya Fritz, ...
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Aaannnd, Action! A Behind-The-Scenes Look At NADSP’s COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy PSAs

Aaannnd, Action! A Behind-The-Scenes Look At NADSP’s COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy PSAs

Last month, the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP) announced that it would be conducting a comprehensive campaign across ...
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Elevate The Status Of DSPs Through 2022 NADSP Membership

Elevate The Status Of DSPs Through 2022 NADSP Membership

As you all know, there are a seemingly endless number of complex issues affecting direct support professionals (DSPs), from high ...
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