In California, a Direct Support Professional (DSP) is a worker who provides direct services to consumers in Community Care Facilities, such as group homes. These programs are funded by the state and monitored through the Department of Developmental Services.
Since 1999, 122,000 direct support professionals have completed training programs provided in California.
CRDS conducted a search for this occupation through O*NET, retrieving no related results. The DSP occupation has been added to the project list for CRDS O*NET submissions.
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