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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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NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Lisa Burck

NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Lisa Burck

Congratulations to Lisa Burck, who has been selected as the NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month for November of 2021 ...
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IAHD Honors Joseph Macbeth, NADSP President And CEO, With ‘Change Maker’ Award

IAHD Honors Joseph Macbeth, NADSP President And CEO, With ‘Change Maker’ Award

The Institutes of Applied Human Dynamics (IAHD) is honoring Joseph Macbeth, President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Alliance ...
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NADSP Takes Part In Nationwide Initiative To Improve Vaccination Rates Among DSPs

NADSP Takes Part In Nationwide Initiative To Improve Vaccination Rates Among DSPs

The National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP) has been selected as one of nine national organizations to receive funding ...
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Let's Talk: Trauma-Informed DSP Practice

Let’s Talk: Trauma-Informed DSP Practice

Watch The Webinar Recording Thank you for your interest in this NADSP webinar. One of the NADSP Member benefits is ...
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Let's Talk: Supports & Sexually Concerning Behaviours

Let’s Talk: Supports & Sexually Concerning Behaviours

Watch The Webinar Recording Thank you for your interest in this NADSP webinar. One of the NADSP Member benefits is ...
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Apply Today for the 2023 Moving Mountains Award

Apply Today for the 2023 Moving Mountains Award

2023 Moving Mountains Awards:  Best Practices in Direct Support Workforce Development Through a partnership of the National Alliance for Direct ...
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Are We Ready To Be The Change We Want To Be?

Are We Ready To Be The Change We Want To Be?

Dr. Monica McCall, President & CEO, Creative Options, Inc. Direct Support Professionals, you have the power of transformation that can ...
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Advocacy in Storytelling: Storytelling With Comics!

Advocacy in Storytelling: Storytelling With Comics!

Watch The Webinar Recording Thank you for your interest in this NADSP webinar. One of the NADSP Member benefits is ...
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NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Kathy Axline, DSP-III

NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Kathy Axline, DSP-III

Congratulations to Kathy Axline who has been selected as the NADSP E-Badge Academy Earner of the Month for October of ...
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Join Us In Welcoming Our New Board Members!

Join Us In Welcoming Our New Board Members!

The NADSP Board of Directors and Staff would like to recognize with gratitude our outgoing board members, Gabrielle Sedor, ANCOR ...
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2021 Direct Support Professional Recognition Week Reflections

2021 Direct Support Professional Recognition Week Reflections

As we conclude another year of National Direct Support Professional Recognition Week, I would like to extend our thanks and ...
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The Arc GLOW: Ethical Decision-Making During Crisis

The Arc GLOW: Ethical Decision-Making During Crisis

Submitted By: Jeff Kantrowski, The Arc GLOW When locations are struggling to provide supports to specific individuals The Arc GLOW ...
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A DSP Apprenticeship Program At The Arc Lexington

A DSP Apprenticeship Program At The Arc Lexington

Submitted By: Terry Swierzowski, The Arc Lexington The Arc of Lexington implemented a two-year program that combines job-related instruction courses ...
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