NADSP DSP-R Application

Apply for your DSP-R Status

Thank you for your interest in the national DSP-R status from the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP).

Please Note: After you complete this form, you will be directed to a payment page to submit your payment. The application fee is $50.

For more information about this designation, you can visit our NADSP DSP-R page.

  • Direct Support Professional Information

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  • By checking the box below, I affirm that I have reviewed, understood, and will abide by the NADSP Code of Ethics through the services I provide and all of my interactions with the people I support, those I work with, and other members of the broader community.
  • Please upload your employer letter and statement of professional commitment. The employer letter should document that you have completed all required training, have at least 6 months of continuous employment as a DSP, have no substantiated cases of abuse, neglect or exploitation, and have a criminal background check which meets the standards of your employer. The statement of professional commitment should describe your values, commitment to and purpose in entering the profession.
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    • Employer Representative Information

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    • Please Note: After you click the Submit button below, you will be directed to a page to pay your $50 application fee.