Direct Support Professional (DSP)

$100, 2-day remote, instructor-led course, via Zoom from 8:30am-1:30pm

$320 – 2-day remote, instructor-led class, online lessons via the College of Direct Support (CDS), and tracking & reporting (NCI employees only)

The two-day class includes lessons required to be taught live before a DSP can work alone with a member, according to MaineCare rules governing the qualifications for Direct Support Professionals. Separately, students must also take the corresponding online classes through CDS to meet this requirement. Prior to the start of class, you will receive an email with information about accessing the class, including a link to the remote class.

Lessons include:

  • Introduction to Developmental Disabilities
  • Professionalism
  • Individual Rights and Choice
  • Maltreatment

Materials needed for class: