Making the Transition: As Smooth As Possible (A.S.A.P.)

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Empowerment Education Series:

Presenter is Jan Lampman

Monday, June 14, 2021

10:00 am to 12:00 pm


Course Description:
This training module was developed in response to the high rate of turnover in the direct support profession. While this training does not offer suggestions for trying to change the rate of turnover, it does provide ideas for making the transition as smooth as possible for the outgoing direct support professional, the incoming direct support professional and the consumer. This training is designed from the perspective of the DSP no matter which side of the door they are coming from.


Course Objectives:

  • Understand why there is turnover.
  • Recognize the advantages and disadvantages that accompany turnover.
  • Understand the importance of communication between the incoming and outgoing direct support professional as well as the consumer.
  • Recognize and respond to the difficulties caused by the transition situation.

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