The role of Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) are evolving and becoming more and more complex, and many service providers are realizing that quality is defined at the point of interaction between the DSP and the person they support.
This webinar will outline what makes a professional, providing context on the five characteristics of every profession:
- A body of knowledge
- Universally accepted skill areas
- A credential, certificate or license to practice
- Affiliation in a professional membership organization
- A code of professional ethics.
Macbeth will also describe how you can "work with intention" and illustrate how DSPs are often the difference between someone with a disability having a good afternoon - or a great life.
Note: all times are Eastern
Joseph M. Macbeth, Executive Director, National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals