Direct Support Professional (DSP) Training Program and Challenge Testing for Year-1 and Year-2
DSP Training and Testing is open to Direct Support Professionals and administrators currently working in licensed community care facilities. Each individual is required to provide a vendor code and formal photo identification at the time of registration. DSP Year-1 and Year-2 certification is a requirement of employment.
DSP training covers the following: Developmental Disabilities; Communication; Wellness; Teaching Strategies; Training Strategies; Positive Behavioral Support; Daily Living; Individual Rights; Laws and Regulations; and Recreation and Leisure. Day and evening training programs are available on a monthly basis.
DSP Challenge Testing is available to Direct Support Professionals and administrators who prefer not to complete the training program. Morning and afternoon testing is available on a monthly basis. The Department of Developmental Services requires the training class if the Challenge Tests are not passed on the first attempt.
Please note that successful completion of the DSP training is necessary to receive continuing education units.
To register for a DSP Training Program or Challenge Test please call (951) 826-6450.
2012-2013 Course Schedules