Archives: Partner Profiles

Maine OHI CEO Says CDS Training Is ‘Critical’ for Staff; Group Working to Expand Its Reach

Learn more about OHI’s greatest assets, the 260 Direct Support Professionals (DSPs), who support more than 600 people with intellectual disabilities, mental illnesses and autism – many of whom are or have recently been homeless.

Apple Patch plows ground for CDS in Kentucky. In July ’09 DSP turnover was 53%; today it is 15%

Inclusion is the most important factor in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities. Discover how Apple Patch provides the support services needed to help individuals become more included and succeed on a personal level.

CDS Changes How Staff at Emory Valley Center View Training: They’re Now Requesting Classes

The Emory Valley Center (EVC) began using the College of Direct Support (CDS) online learning in 2008 and our staff, unaccustomed to computer-based training, responded quite well! How well? EVC staff members who once dreaded training now request classes from the CDS.