Inadequate guidance and poor supervision are among the main reasons that direct support professionals (DSPs) leave the job. For IDD service providers, improving the supervisory skills of their qualified intellectual disability professionals (QIDPs) is an essential part of any DSP retention strategy.
Oftentimes, QIDPs enter their roles having never received training in essential management and communication skills. Helping your QIDPs become effective leaders not only improves the quality of your services but also has a significant impact on DSP retention.
Watch this webinar to learn:
What skills are necessary to be an effective supervisor
How to craft an effective supervisory training program
What ongoing development QPs need to ensure success