This resources provides links to seven videos that were created to help DSPs, supervisors, people receiving services, and families understand the Core Competencies goals and how they are implemented in order to better serve people with disabilities. Training manuals and other accompanying documents are available for download.
This resource helps DSPs and their supervisors with the evaluation process. Included are several videos and a PowerPoint presentation that helps supervisors understand the performance evaluation process.
As of April 1, 2016 OPWDD requires that all NYS Providers use the NYS DSP Performance Evaluations as the evaluation tools for Direct Support Professionals (DSPs); As of October 1, 2017: OPWDD’s Division of Quality Improvement will begin verifying the implementation of the NADSP Code of Ethics, the NYS DSP Core Competencies and the NYS DSP Performance Evaluations.
This resource defines the Code of Ethics for DSPs and identifies the nine areas of conduct and professionalism included in the Code. It also provides a list of other resources to help DSPs and their supervisors understand the Code.
This resource explains what the Core Competencies are, the seven goal areas, and includes other resources to help DSPs and their supervisors understand how to implement the Competencies and use them in DSP evaluations.