Maine College of Direct Support - Work Supports Certificate

Maine

“Completion of the Maine College of Direct Support (ME CDS) is required for Direct Support Professionals supporting Maine citizens with intellectual disabilities and replaces the Direct Support Professional (DSP) Curriculum as meeting the training requirements for MaineCare Sections 21 and 29. ... Currently, there are four types of certificates available in the Maine College of Direct Support that can only be obtained through an agency providing services to people with intellectual disabilities:” (1) Maine College of Direct Support Certificate; (2) Maine College of Direct Support - Shared Living Provider Certificate; (3) Maine College of Direct Support - Work Supports Certificate; and (4) Maine College of Direct Support – Case Manager Orientation Certificate.

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Training/Capacity Building
Systems: 
  • Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Other
Topics: 
  • Provider Transformation
Other: 
  • Department of
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