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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.

Virtual Training: When It's Time to Fade: Supporting People with High Risk Behaviors

Virtual Training: When It’s Time to Fade: Supporting People with High Risk Behaviors

This 3 hour training session focuses on the very important topic of how to safely and effectively reduce restrictions and ...
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Webinar:  Let's Talk: Supporting People Through the Grieving Process

Webinar: Let’s Talk: Supporting People Through the Grieving Process

People with intellectual disabilities have been left out of the grief conversation too many times and for far too long ...
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NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Kelley Soucia

NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Kelley Soucia

Congratulations to Kelley Soucia who has been selected as the June 2022 NADSP E-Badge Academy Earner of the Month.We are ...
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Virtual Training: When It's Time to Fade: Supporting People with High Risk Behaviors

Virtual Training: When It’s Time to Fade: Supporting People with High Risk Behaviors

This 3 hour training session focuses on the very important topic of how to safely and effectively reduce restrictions and ...
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Mental Health May

Mental Health May

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and given the seemingly endless number of tragic events in our country, we thought ...
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Webinar:  Let's Talk: Augmentative and Alternative Communication for the Direct Support Professional: Aided Language Modeling

Webinar: Let’s Talk: Augmentative and Alternative Communication for the Direct Support Professional: Aided Language Modeling

May is Speech & Hearing Month. During the month of May, Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists strive to improve awareness of ...
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NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Ronielyn C. Rosal

NADSP E-Badge Earner of the Month: Ronielyn C. Rosal

Congratulations to Ronielyn C. Rosal who has been selected as the May 2022 NADSP E-Badge Academy Earner of the Month.We ...
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The Point of Interaction Podcast: NADSP Interviews BJ Stasio

The Point of Interaction Podcast: NADSP Interviews BJ Stasio

In 2021, the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals announced that it would be conducting a comprehensive campaign across the ...
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Webinar: Let's Talk: The Power of Gratitude as Attitude

Webinar: Let’s Talk: The Power of Gratitude as Attitude

This has been a challenging year in so many ways with ongoing pandemic issues, violent conflict between nations, an ecological ...
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Webinar: Understanding the National Core Indicators®-IDD 2020 Staff Stability Report and COVID-Supplement

Webinar: Understanding the National Core Indicators®-IDD 2020 Staff Stability Report and COVID-Supplement

COVID-19 disruptions have resulted in state developmental disabilities system challenges, program closures, direct support professional separation, dislocation of people receiving ...
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NADSP Welcomes New Team Members Janet Wilson and Garrett Cole

NADSP Welcomes New Team Members Janet Wilson and Garrett Cole

The NADSP Team is growing! We are excited to announce our newest staff members Garrett Cole and Janet Wilson. Garrett ...
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NADSP E-Badge Academy Earner of the Month: Iva Mack

NADSP E-Badge Academy Earner of the Month: Iva Mack

Congratulations to Iva Mack who has been selected as the April 2022 NADSP E-Badge Academy Earner of the Month.We are ...
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