International Journal: A Time Called For Physical Distancing

Jun 1, 2020 | Guides, International Journals

It is even more important now, to be united as a community of direct support professionals and to imagine together how to respond creatively to this situation, in service of ourselves and others. The effects of the current pandemic have shifted everyone’s way of living. We might feel alone, yet we are not. We all have access and creative tools to deal with adversities and have demonstrated resilience in different ways in the past. We can start to look at the very thing that has “helped” us in the past as resources to bring into the present and future. With the arts as a companion, we can shape, hope, and build resilience.

The International Journal for Direct Support Professionals contains easy to-read, practical articles for Direct Support Professionals on a variety of topics that are pertinent to their role in supporting people with intellectual disabilities.

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Advance Professional Development

The National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP) has created a number of curricula options to help human service providers bring the ideals and approaches of NADSP into their organization.