DSP Staff Health and Well-Being

Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Direct Support Professionals

About This Webinar

The work of direct support professionals (DSP) and others working in intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) services can be difficult, which can lead to burnout. Organizations need to be aware of how their staff members care for their mental and physical health to ensure that they provide the best care possible for the people they serve.

Watch this on-demand webinar to hear Tina Brown and Jennifer Walton discuss the importance of mental and physical health and how to promote healthy habits in your DSP staff.

In this webinar, you’ll also learn: 

  • How burnout affects IDD services
  • The difference between compassion fatigue and burnout
  • How to recognize the signs and symptoms of burnout
  • How to address burnout and support a strong team
  • Tips for preventing burnout and generating wellness


Tina Brown

Program Manager, Developmental Disabilities Resource Center (DDRC)

Jennifer Walton

Director of Training and Life Sharing, Accord

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