Direct Support Professional

Course Information

Program Duration: 3 Months
Tuition: $1,499.99
Mentor Supported: Yes
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Course Overview

Direct Support Professionals provide care for individuals with developmental and or physical disabilities in a number of settings including group homes, day programs, home and community based services, and vocational rehabilitation. Students will learn methods for providing assistance with living skills development, health maintenance, medication administration, personal care, and behavioral development. This course will teach current and future Direct Support Professionals methods for developing individuals basic living and social skills with the primary goal of integrating them into the community to the best of their ability.

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Program Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to:

Identify the role of the Direct Support Professional

Identify methods for supporting activities of daily living

Identify methods for empowering clients and providing the care they prefer

Comprehend the importance of supporting community inclusion as much as possible

Identify methods for providing care to support clients physical and mental health

 
FAQs

What are my payment options?

Click the Financing link at the top of this page for financing information.

What is difference between a certificate and a certification?

By successfully completing a course through one of our college or university partners the student is awarded a Certificate of Completion from the institution. If there is a state or national exam that the course is preparing a student for, the proper certifying body will be indicated and that association will proctor and award any type of certification. This is the student’s responsibility, although ECA is here to help guide our students in the right direction.

Does this course translate in to college credit?

Through our college and university partners, ECA offers non-credit certificate programs.

How long do access to my complete my course?

Access will begin on your start date and end on your end date unless otherwise specified. If you are falling behind in your course please contact an Education Consultant to talk about your options.

When are the course start dates?

The course start dates are determined by the student due to open-enrollment.

Is the Certification exam included in the course?

The certification exam is not included in the cost of the course unless otherwise specified in the course education and training plan.

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