Direct Support Professional Recognition Week

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South Dakota DSPs!

Celebrate our DSPs!

September 9-15, 2018 is the National Direct Support Professional Recognition Week across the United States. This workforce is critical to the people receiving services at Community Support Providers across the state. Their job descriptions are vast and essentially consist of supporting a person's entire life. They support people with medications and other medical/health needs, activities of daily living, finding and maintaining employment, accessing community resources, supporting relationships with family and friends, specialized behavioral support, cooking, cleaning, and virtually every aspect of a person's life. 

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard has made an official proclamation for this important week. CSP of SD members across the state will be celebrating their Direct Support Professional workforce with various activities and celebrations daily.  Find out more here https://news.sd.gov/newsitem.aspx?id=23730