New York State Talent Development Consortium: DSP Competency Project Update. A Collaborative Approach for Improved Outcomes. Goal of the Consortium.
A Collaborative Approach for Improved Outcomes
Design, implement and maintain a consistent, enterprise wide outcome focused approach to developing and sustaining talent in the field of developmental disabilities and thereby provide consistent, high quality supports and services to all individuals we support.
Researched DSP competencies currently in place and identified best practices
Developed competencies targeted to NYS DD System and vetted the competences with stakeholder groups and national experts
Developed evaluation tools for use by supervisors and others and vetted evaluation tools with stakeholder groups and national experts
Currently identifying and compiling a list of learning resources to support the competencies
Piloting DSP Competencies within Workgroup agencies
The DSP Workgroup recommended and the Steering Committee adopted, the NADSP Code of Ethics for DSP’s in the NYS DD System.
The NADSP Code of Ethics has been added to the Core Competencies document.
Implementation of the Code will be integrated into the plan for the competencies as well.