Direct Support Professional

Competency-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund
O*Net Code
21-1093.00
Rapids Code
1040CB
Req. Hours
0
State
PA
Created
Apr 04, 2021
Updated
Apr 04, 2021

Time-Based Skills

11 skill sets | 0 total skills | 0 total hours
Documentation Skills - 0 req. hrs
Applied Technology Skills - 0 req. hrs
Foundations of Practice - 0 req. hrs
Practice Guidelines - 0 req. hrs
Growth and Development/Promoting Health and Wellness - 0 req. hrs
Mental/Behavioral Health Challenges - 0 req. hrs
Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Challenges - 0 req. hrs
Intellectual Disability Core Knowledge - 0 req. hrs
Supporting Daily Living with Direct Care Skills - 0 req. hrs
Interpersonal Communication, Person First Approaches, Individual Empowerment and Advocacy - 0 req. hrs
Individual rights, ethics and boundaries - 0 req. hrs

Technical Instruction

Documentation Skills
Apprentice becomes adept in verbal and written communication with and between staff, external team members and individuals.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentice learns to develop and convey verbal reports to colleagues and superiors.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentice learns to develop and document progress reports, and reports of unusual incidents.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentices will learn to read in context various reports, diagnoses, service plans.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentices will learn to use technical language
# | 30 hrs
Apprentices will develop the ability to read plans and infer the actions and activities needed to comply with plans and meet objectives.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentice will develop a vocabulary that includes professional and technical terminology.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentice will learn the proper use of grammar.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentice will learn and apply verb and tense agreement in their writing.
# | 30 hrs
Applied Technology Skills
Apprentice becomes proficient in use of computer technology to communicate, document and forward information such as clinical data.
# | 72 hrs
Apprentice learns the identity and function of each part in a computer system.
# | 72 hrs
Apprentice learns keyboarding.
# | 72 hrs
Apprentice learns to identify and use common software applications.
# | 72 hrs
Apprentice learns how to open, create attach and send email.
# | 72 hrs
Understanding of the many concepts and techniques associated with computer information systems.
# | 72 hrs
Understanding of the role and importance of computer information systems in our society today.
# | 72 hrs
Ability to read and retrieve multiple formats of electronic document distribution (Microsoft Office, WORD, EXCEL and POWER POINT.)
# | 72 hrs
Ability to create documents, spreadsheets, and presentations suitable for professional and personal use.
# | 72 hrs
Ability to collect and organize; import, export and convert data into multiple formats
# | 72 hrs
Ability to integrate graphics (scanned images and electronic images) into publications, and to integrate text, graphics and sounds in PowerPoint presentations.
# | 72 hrs
Foundations of Practice
Apprentice learns about the services provided to mental health (mh), Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs (ATOD), and individuals with disabilities (id) in the past versus the present.
# | 15 hrs
Apprentice learns how past treatment of individuals has affected present day treatment.
# | 15 hrs
Apprentice learns about: the laws governing voluntary and involuntary commitment; the laws regarding least restrictive / most homelike residence for individuals; operationalizing laws in residential settings.
# | 15 hrs
Apprentice learns about the different positions that make up a treatment team and how to interact with them.
# | 15 hrs
Apprentice learns the roles of a Direct Support Professional (DSP) on a treatment team.
# | 15 hrs
Apprentice learns how to interact with other treatment team members.
# | 15 hrs
Apprentice learns how to interact with family members and their role on the treatment team.
# | 15 hrs
Apprentice learns how to interact with members of the external treatment team.
# | 15 hrs
Practice Guidelines
Apprentice learns the Stages of Change. Apprentice learns the principles of recovery, resilience, and self-determination, and the strengths-based approach to recovery as part of an overview of the DBHIDS Practice Guidelines.
# | 15 hrs
Apprentice learns what is needed to promote recovery.
# | 15 hrs
Apprentice learns the principles and practices associated with Philadelphia’s DBHIDS Population Health approach.
# | 15 hrs
Apprentice learns the principles and practices associated with trauma informed care.
# | 15 hrs
Growth and Development/Promoting Health and Wellness
Apprentice learns a baseline for human growth and development through which to recognize changes and challenges in development.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentice learns to identify, distinguish and understand various stages and stage theories of development.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentice learns the tasks necessary to negotiate stages of development.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentice develops the ability to recognize capabilities of intellectual disability and mental health individuals.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentice learns SAMSHA’s eight dimensions of wellness.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentice learns about the co-morbidity between behavioral health, intellectual disability, and physical health conditions such as diabetes, hypertension/cardiovascular diseases, hepatitis, and HIV Aids/immune disorders.
# | 30 hrs
Behavioral Health Challenges
Apprentice becomes familiar with categories, diagnoses, and diagnostic criteria for mental illness.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentice participates in activities designed to simulate experiences of individuals living with mental health challenges.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentice is introduced to Diagnostic and Statistical Manual
# | 30 hrs
(DSM V) and its use in diagnosis.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentice learns to recognize and identify behavioral symptoms of various mental health.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentice learns to look for signs and symptoms of decompensation.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentice learns to distinguish and weigh Adverse Childhood Events (ACE) and Trauma.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentice learns an introduction to basic pharmacology.
# | 30 hrs
Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Challenges
Apprentice learns about the AMA Continuum of Use.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentice develops an understanding of Transtheoretical (Stages of Change) Model.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentice learns about genetic predisposition to addiction.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentice learns about the brain chemistry of addiction.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentice learns the three levels of prevention.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentice learns about the addictions related to drugs, alcohol, tobacco, and other addictions.
# | 30 hrs
Intellectual Disability Core Knowledge
Apprentice develops a working knowledge and ability to distinguish categories, diagnoses and etiology of intellectual disability.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentice learns the meaning and use of key terms in intellectual disability.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentice experiences through simulation the experience of intellectual disability.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentice learns common ADL’s to be taught to individuals.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentice learns and practices social skills to be taught to individuals.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentice learns and translates Socialization / Normalization into plans for home and off-site activities.
# | 30 hrs
Direct Care Skills
Apprentice learns to teach ADL’s and Social Skills via Direct Skills Teaching Method (DSTM).
# | 15 hrs
Apprentice develops their own style for teaching using 4 steps of DSTM: Tell, Show, Do and Review; and, practices use of DSTM.
# | 15 hrs
Apprentice learns the importance of ongoing assessment of individual progress.
# | 15 hrs
Apprentice learns how to develop basic trust and therapeutic relationships with people receiving services.
# | 15 hrs
Apprentice learns what is included in a service plan.
# | 15 hrs
Apprentice learns what comprises S.M.A.R.T. Goals.
# | 15 hrs
Apprentice learns the process of service plan review.
# | 15 hrs
Apprentice describes and practices DSP role with family members and the care team.
# | 15 hrs
Interpersonal Communication, Person First Approaches, Individual Empowerment and Advocacy
Apprentice practices person first competency.
# | 15 hrs
Apprentice learns and practices motivational interviewing skills as part of implementing Stages of Change theory.
# | 15 hrs
Apprentice learns and demonstrates an understanding of different cultural practices and behaviors.
# | 15 hrs
Apprentice explores their own biases and how that impacts their ability to provide services to individuals with different needs and preferences.
# | 15 hrs
Apprentice learns and demonstrates an understanding of the role of individual empowerment and advocacy in providing services.
# | 15 hrs
Individual rights, ethics and boundaries
Apprentice articulates and practices ethical behavior including but not limited to the protection of individual rights.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentice ensures the individual has the right to receive or refuse treatment.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentice ensures that individual’s right to confidentiality is protected.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentice demonstrates Understanding of HIPAA Laws.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentice learns the laws regarding abuse and neglect, and reporting associated with abuse and neglect.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentice learns and demonstrates an understanding of professional boundaries.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentice demonstrates the ability to advocate for individual.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentice demonstrates the ability to support the individual to plan for community integration in response to the individual’s right to the least restrictive environment.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentice protects individuals’ right to appropriate education, training and employment options.
# | 30 hrs
Apprentice learns and demonstrates professional behavior expectations in the workplace vis a vis attendance, punctuality, dress, respecting supervisory authority, completing assignments on time, etc.
# | 30 hrs