Scholarly & Creative Works

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The National Center on Advancing Person-Centered Practices and Systems (NCAPPS) Resources
NCAPPS is an initiative from the Administration for Community Living and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services that helps States, Tribes, a...
Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics Healthcare, Person Centered Planning Community Based Organization, Scholarly & Creative Works
Protected Tomorrows
Protected Tomorrows offers classes, webinars and online training for families with a special needs family member.
Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP) Direct Care, Employment, Guardianship and Supported Decision Making, Healthcare, Housing, Individual Rights, Person Centered Planning, Support Services Community Based Organization, Scholarly & Creative Works, Supports & Services
Safe at Home - Prevention 1st
Prevention 1st is dedicated to preventing injury by educating and/or hazard proofing the environments of those most at risk. Their Safe at Home progra...
Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP) Emergency Preparedness, Housing Community Based Organization, Online Learning, Scholarly & Creative Works
What Is Prader-Willi Syndrome? - Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) Association
This website contains educational material about PWS primarily for families.
Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics Healthcare Community Based Organization, Scholarly & Creative Works
National Direct Care Workforce Resource Center - PHI International
This site allows you to peruse through the latest research, analysis, and information from the field on the direct care workforce—the largest-growing ...
Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics Advocacy, COVID-19, Direct Care, Finances, Healthcare Community Based Organization, Data Briefs & Reports, Online Learning, Scholarly & Creative Works
The Direct Care Worker Story Project - PHI International
PHI's growing collection of direct care worker stories captures the profound experiences of this workforce—and workers’ essential relationships t...
Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics Advocacy, Direct Care, Healthcare, Personal Stories Community Based Organization, Scholarly & Creative Works
Resource Library - NY State Regional Centers for Workforce Transformation (RCWT)
RCWT provides a substantial resource library to assist DSPs with developing the professional skills, ethics, and competencies needed to move forward i...
Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP) Advocacy, Direct Care, DSP Frontline Supervisor, Employment, Individual Rights, Values and Ethics Certifications, Community Based Organization, Online Learning, Scholarly & Creative Works
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Digital Shareables
Use these free mental health education and outreach materials in your community and on social media to spread the word about topics like eating disord...
Behavioral Health & Wellness, Direct Support Professional (DSP) Advocacy, Emergency Preparedness, Healthcare, Personal Stories, Positive Behavior Intervention, Support Services Government Information, Scholarly & Creative Works, Supports & Services
Turning Rights Into Reality: How Guardianship and Alternatives Impact the Autonomy of People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities - National Council on Disability (NCD)
The report examines how people with ID/DD are treated differently than other adults who are the subjects of guardianship proceedings, including in sev...
Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP) Advocacy, Guardianship and Supported Decision Making, Individual Rights Government Information, Scholarly & Creative Works
Key Elements to Ensure the DSP Workforce Has the Competency to Protect Health and Welfare in the Context of a Person-Centered Approach - NCAPPS
"Key Elements to Ensure the DSP Workforce Has the Competency to Protect Health and Welfare in the Context of a Person-Centered Approach is an Iss...
Community Living, Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics Advocacy, Direct Care, Healthcare, Person Centered Planning Government Information, Scholarly & Creative Works, Supports & Services