Welcome to SSVA - we are glad to welcome you aboard and grateful for your interest in developing as a Direct Support Professional.

In order to meet the criteria for  DSP One you must complete the following courses and have a working knowledge of policies and tasks required for this position.

This curriculum includes:

  • SSVA's Information Session
  • On the Job Training Overview
  • SSVA Policy Training
  • Direct Support Professional Orientation
  • Human Rights Training
  • Adult First AID/CPR/AED certification
  • Infection Control/Emergency Preparedness/GHS Safety
  • Positive Practices 
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Writing and THERAP Training
  • Policy Training
  • DPS One Common Tasks