Free Tuition + NADSP national certification!
If you sign up for both OCC's DSP Certificate program and the DSP I & II Microcredentials, you'll qualify for grant funding from SUNY to cover tuition, fees, books, and supplies! When you complete both microcredentials, your NADSP certificate will help you find DSP work anywhere in the country!
Students in this program will complete a 100-hour internship, preparing them to go directly to work as a direct support professional. Your title can include direct support worker/specialist/assistant/counselor, residential counselor, daily living specialist, relief staff, developmental disabilities specialist, job coach, employment specialist, and more. You can also continue your education towards a 2-year degree and beyond.
Supporting you every step of the way!
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