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What's New on Direct Support Professional Training Program
- Year 1 / Year 2 - Trainer and Student Resource Guides
- Year 1 and Year 2 Direct Support Professional Training Trainer and Student Resource Guides have been updated.
- DSPT Videos are available on the DDS YouTube Channel
- Videos include Self-Medication, Dental Care, and Handwashing and Gloving
- Direct Support Staff Turnover Study
- Year Two Summary is available.
- Direct Support Professional Training Survey Report (PDF)
- An Analysis of the 2002 Survey of Direct Support Professional Training at California's Regional Occupational Centers and Programs.
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- Disability information and resource links.
- DSPT Challenge Test Skill Check demonstration
- Beginning September 2007 the DSP training Year 1 and Year 2 challenge tests will incorporate a skill check component. The skill check component will require DSPs to demonstrate how to correctly assist consumers with the self-administration of medications, which aligns the challenge test with the requirements of the 70-hour training.
- Additional Testing Requirements: August 10, 2007 letter to all Community Care Facilities, Regional Occupational Programs, and Regional Centers.