More options to learn for Direct Support Professionals (DSPs)

ANCOR has teamed up with Relias Learning to bring quality online training to DSPs.

  • The learning management system   The learning management system simplifies enforcing, tracking, and reporting - while helping to maximize compliance and reduce risk.
  • cost offsite  You can deliver meaningful savings by providing top-notch training at a fraction of the cost offsite or classroom courses require.
  •  Accessible, consistent content delivery  Accessible, consistent content delivery boosts employee productivity and satisfaction.

ANCOR member case study

New Horizons Resources
Pleasant Valley, NY

  • Challenge: Faced with 5 years of diminishing funding we needed to explore opportunities to provide quality training experiences in a cost effective manner.
  • Benefits:
    • Increase opportunities for training completion - available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year through Relias
    • Save considerable time & money spent on travel & overtime pay for training compliance
    • Site Coordinators have greater access to their DSP training records
  • Outcome:
    • Training completion rates improved
    • Identified return on investment by implementing Relias
    • We are early in our implementation and are pleased so far with our progress

Tom McCluskey, SPHR and Staff Development Coordinator for New Horizons Resources

Best Practices for Training DSPs e-book

This e-book discusses the training technique of “Focused Learning.” The Focused Learning initiative provides DSPs with training based on adult education best practices and includes the 6 elements to improving the practical application of skills learned by staff:

Best Practices for Training DSPs ebook

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