Home-Based Care

DSP Academy

The Direct Support Professional (DSP) Certificate Academy is a 25-hour training program that offers a free-of-charge training opportunity to individuals 18 years of age or older, who are either a senior in high school or have previously graduated, with the opportunity to gain the skills and knowledge to launch a career in this rewarding and growing field.

The DSP Academy training program is a work-at-your-own-pace program that provides a weekly group check-and-connect meeting with a training coach to provide assistance and answer questions.

The course includes the following topics and more:

The DSP Academy includes the following Certificates of Achievement:

  • Community Inclusion Specialist
  • Behavior Specialist 

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