Online Services | Agencies | Governor | Help
Search Virginia.Gov

 
                 DBHDS on Facebook  
 
   Click here or Dial 2-1-1 for health and human service referrals for counseling, crisis intervention, volunteering and more.

 

 
 
   Click here for community resources for seniors and adults with disabilities and their providers

        DELTA

College of Direct Support Grows Again

The Virginia Department of Business Assistance, Workforce Services has awarded $56,560.00 to the Department to fund the expansion of participation of nine private providers in the College of Direct Support VA Partnership Program. The nine private providers participating in this web-based training program for direct support staff encompasses the entire state, ranging from Southwest Virginia to Tidewater. Currently, the sixteen state facilities, some of the community service boards and now the private providers are participating in this system-wide partnership to train direct service staff in “state of the art”, best practices community-based disability training. It is with the College of Direct Support that we can open up new pathways to career opportunities, potential for promotion, greater career satisfaction and a culture of continuing education for Virginia’s Direct Support Professional.  


If you have trouble opening a document, you may need to download one of the above free plug-ins (WinZip is a trial version).  For comments or questions about this site, please Email the Webmaster. Thank you for visiting the Commonwealth of Virginia DBHDS Web site. © Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services.
Level A conformance icon, W3C-WAI Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0