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Community Support Services: Behavioral Supports

This training is designed to serve new and seasoned direct service providers.
Presenters: January Crane, MPA & Mila DeWitt, Ph.D., BCBA

North Bay Regional Center will be providing a presentation on the supports and services available for individuals who have behavioral support needs.
Understand how to support your client who has behavioral challenges:

  • Rights and responsibilities of the regional center and the provider
  • Client’s rights
  • Why do individuals with developmental disabilities often have behavioral challenges?
  • How does the regional center access supports and services?
  • What to expect from behavioral services.

Date: June 22, 2017
610 Airpark Rd, Board Room
2:00 pm-4:00 pm; registration 1:30 pm

Training Fee of $10.00/per person payable by check/money order ONLY for those wishing to receive CEUs (2 units)
Pre-registration/Pre-pay PREFERRED
Certificate issued upon Completion for those who Pre-Register/Pre-Pay

Special Incident Reporting is scheduled throughout the year here at NBRC. Need a refresher? New staff training? Check out the calendar here or contact us for customized training options.

  • SIR Vendor Training Calendar 2017
  • CEUs are available towards Licensed Administrator Certificates.
  • Please email an SIR Coordinator to sign up for these trainings:

Direct Service Provider (DSP) Training: the Department has established a competency-based training program that is mandatory for all direct support staff (and administrators who provide direct support) working in licensed community care facilities. The DSP training is 70 hours of training which is designed to be completed over a two-year period, 35 hours in each year.

Year 1 Training- In Year 1, you will learn about:

  • The California developmental disabilities service system
  • The Individual Program Plan
  • Maintaining the best possible health
  • Environmental safety
  • Dental health
  • Medication management

Year 2 Training- In Year 2, you will learn about:

  • Learn more on Year 1 topics
  • Making choices
  • Nutrition and exercise
  • Strategies for successful teaching
  • Life Quality

Welcome to the California Department of Developmental Services Direct Support Professional Training portal . Click here to access this online training portal and sign up for classes. dsp-registration-quick-help-guide

Missed a Training? Find materials and information here.

Business Operations-  Get handouts and resources here:

DDS Data Security Training: what constitutes a breach of security? How do you keep confidential information secure? Check out the DDS Data Security Presentation to find out!


Welfare and Institutions Code section 4692, requires the observance of 14 uniform holidays by specified regional center vendors. These vendors include: work activity programs, activity centers, adult development centers, behavior management programs, social recreation programs, adaptive skills trainer programs, infant development programs, program support groups (day service), socialization training programs, client/parent support behavior intervention training programs, community integration training programs, community activities support services, and creative arts as outlined in Title 17.

Click here for the 2016-17:  UPDATED HOLIDAY SCHEDULE 2016-17

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