Strategies for Decreasing DSP Turnover

Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Learning Management and Training
Direct Support Professionals

About This E-Book

Organizations that provide services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) know that turnover of direct service professionals (DSPs) is a problem. Many factors play into a DSP’s decision to leave the job—not just pay. Reducing DSP turnover takes concerted action throughout the employee life cycle. This e-book outlines strategies for improving hiring and placement, boosting engagement and retaining your DSPs.

This free e-book will give you tips for:

  • Improving your hiring and onboarding to maximize the likelihood that a new DSP will stick around
  • Developing a competency-based training program
  • Providing professional development to your DSPs and their supervisors

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