The NADSP E-Badge Academy & Career Ladders

Oct 20, 2021 | Reports

In the report titled ‘The NADSP E-Badge Academy: Integrating Direct Support Professional Knowledge, Skills & Values into a National Career Ladder Program,’ the NADSP lays out how the E-Badge Academy can be used as the foundation for a Career Ladder program for direct support professionals (DSPs) and frontline supervisors. The paper details background information about the formation of the NADSP E-Badge Academy, the benefits for both professionals and provider organizations, and how some agencies have integrated it into their successful Career Ladder programs – including the transformative impact on DSP turnover at those organizations.

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