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To access free training slides, reading materials, videos, and tools offered by the Department of Developmental Services, under the tab “Training” please visit this link:

Once you enter the Training tab, you will see a sub tab called “Learning Modules Produced by Regional Centers”

These courses provide both general information, as well as courses that are eligible for Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

Each service provider/employee will need to register in order to access these courses. See complete instructions here: .LMS Service Provider Instructions – single point of entry.



(Please rsvp to Jasmine Martin at unless otherwise indicated)


Friday, June 19th  and Tuesday, June 23rd
Conducted via Zoom- info provided after registration
10 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.; log-in 9:45 a.m.

Topics Include:

  • Overview of the Lanterman Act and Title 17 regulations
  • Steps to becoming a vendor
  • Creating a good program design
  • Client’s Rights
  • Regional Center monitoring responsibilities and process
  • Maintaining proper records
  • Special Incident Reporting

Required for:

  • Potential NBRC Residential Providers
  • Adult Family Home Agency Employees
  • Current NBRC Administrators who want to open a home, and who have not completed New Provider Orientation within the past two years.

CEU’s: 7.5 Continuing Education Units available

RSVP by June 15th
Send completed REGISTRATION FORM to:
Jasmine Martin:  (707) 256-1206


A complete list of trainings provided for 2020 are here:

Monthly vendor trainings 2020


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!

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Click here for the 2020-21 schedule: Holiday Schedule FY 20.21