The Elsevier Performance Manager: Core Development is an online educational and performance management tool to help administrators train and communicate with their employees. This issue of the Admin Corner focuses on “sun setting” certain courses. “Sun setting” simply means that a course that you may be currently assigning to your learners will be permanently removed [...]
The DirectCourse/College of Direct Support (CDS) online course, Participant-Directed: Hiring Great Direct Support Professionals, is one in a series of lessons designed at empowering individuals with disabilities, mental illness, elders, and the family and friends who support them, to be fully engaged in their relationships with their direct support professionals (DSPs.) Launched this past March, [...]
No one wants to be alone in the world, and yet helping foster healthy relationships for people with disabilities is something that is often overlooked.
Watch an on-demand presentation (no pre-registration required) on DirectCourse/College of Direct Support’s newest course, Universal Precautions. Annie Johnson Sirek will present how the new courses teaches direct support professionals about universal precautions and infection control, OSHA blood borne pathogens requirements, preventing and responding to exposure incidents, and much more. Click here to watch the on-demand [...]
The Elsevier Performance Manager: Core Development is an online educational and performance management tool to help administrators train and communicate with their employees.
The Elsevier Performance Manager: Core Development is an online educational and performance learning management system (LMS) to help administrators train and communicate with their employees. In this month’s Admin Corner, we’ll focus on the upgrades to the learning management system and its many benefits to learners and admins. The URL to the new platform is [...]
Leadership, Values and Vision: Transforming Lives and Organizations The National Leadership Consortium on Developmental Disabilities at the University of Delaware is a partnership of eleven national developmental disabilities organizations that have come together to support emerging leaders and provide them with the knowledge and skills needed to become transformational leaders who will have significant impact [...]
To honor the long term supports and services workforce, ANCOR is pleased to announce the 7th Annual Direct Support Professional Recognition Award competition. There’s no question that direct support professions (DSPs) constitute the backbone of community supports and services and without whom we could not function.
As states are directing health care options away from institutionalized care and toward community-based support, the Balancing Incentive Program looks to be a welcome financial boon toward that goal. The Balancing Incentive Program, part of the Affordable Care Act that was signed into law in 2010, provides individual states with additional federal financing specifically to [...]
Ever since she was a little girl, Lisa Swanson has wanted to be a Direct Support Professional (DSP) She has achieved her childhood goal, working with The Resource Center in Jamestown, New York now for over 25 years. But Lisa has recently become one of the few DSPs in the country to complete the National [...]