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The National Alliance For Direct Support Professionals (NADSP) has compiled a number of resources to assist direct support professionals, people receiving services, family members, human service organizations, state/national associations, and more. These include guides, reports, toolkits, and more that cover a variety of topics related to the direct support professional workforce.

Code of Ethics

The NADSP Code of Ethics is intended to serve as a straightforward and relevant guide for DSPs as they resolve the ethical dilemmas they face every day.

Competency Areas

The NADSP Competency Areas offer DSPs the opportunity to address challenges, work on issues identified by the person they support, or assist someone in pursuing a goal.

Let's Talk: Clinical Philosophy: Bridging Theory and Direct Support Practice

Let’s Talk: Clinical Philosophy: Bridging Theory and Direct Support Practice

This month’s Let’s Talk webinar will explore the concept of clinical philosophy in direct support practice. Think of clinical philosophy ...
NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Mandy Hutton

NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Mandy Hutton

Congratulations to Mandy Hutton,​ who has been selected as the July 2024 NADSP E-Badge Academy Earner of the Month. Mandy ...
News: Perspectives Corporation and Richcroft, Inc. Win 2024 Moving Mountains Award

News: Perspectives Corporation and Richcroft, Inc. Win 2024 Moving Mountains Award

​The Institute on Community Integration, the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals, and ANCOR announced today the 2024 Moving Mountains ...
Justice, Fairness and Equity on Independence Day

Justice, Fairness and Equity on Independence Day

The National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP) has been established for nearly a quarter century with a mission to ...
NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Joseph Maione

NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Joseph Maione

Congratulations to Joseph Maione,​ who has been selected as the June 2024 NADSP E-Badge Academy Earner of the Month. We ...
Let's Talk: The Transformative Potential of Expressive Arts Therapy - REPLAY

Let’s Talk: The Transformative Potential of Expressive Arts Therapy – REPLAY

Due to an unforeseen circumstance, "Let's Talk: Process-Focused Programming,” has been postponed. In place of this webinar, we will be ...
NADSP Welcomes New Team Members James Baptiste and Brian Gelb

NADSP Welcomes New Team Members James Baptiste and Brian Gelb

The NADSP team is growing! We are excited to introduce our newest staff members, James Baptiste and Brian Gelb. James ...
NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Allison Austin

NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Allison Austin

Congratulations to Allison Austin, DSP-III,​ who has been selected as the May 2024 NADSP E-Badge Academy Earner of the Month ...
We're Hiring: E-Badge Academy Quality Assurance Specialist

We’re Hiring: E-Badge Academy Quality Assurance Specialist

The National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP) is hiring! The NADSP E-Badge Academy has expanded significantly in the past ...
Free Virtual LGBTQIA+Trainings: Proud & Supported -2024

Free Virtual LGBTQIA+Trainings: Proud & Supported -2024

The New York State Council on Developmental Disabilities ​has generously awarded a three year grant to the National Alliance for ...
The Long-Term Care Workforce Support Act

The Long-Term Care Workforce Support Act

Last week, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging, introduced the Long Term Care ...
Let's Talk: Psychological Safety and Direct Support Professionals

Let’s Talk: Psychological Safety and Direct Support Professionals

This month’s Let’s Talk webinar will explore how direct support professionals can develop psychological safety within their teams. What is ...