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Recognizing Suspected Abuse and Neglect: Mandated Reporting

Wednesday, November 20th
NBRC Santa Rosa, 2351 Mendocino Ave

California law mandates that certain individuals report known or suspected instances of child, elder, or dependent adult abuse.Learn how to spot abuse and report to authorities, provided by Sonoma and Napa County APS staff.

1 CEU available


A complete list of trainings provided for 2020 are here: Monthly vendor trainings 2020

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-Training-Calendar-2020
  • CEUs are available towards Licensed Administrator Certificates
  • Please email  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 DDS Privacy Information to find out!

19 Individual identifiers


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 2019-20 schedule: Holiday Schedule FY20