Year 1 Training

The Direct Support Professional (DSP) training is 70 hours of training which is designed to be completed over a two-year period, 35 hours in each year. 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 

Studio GCD

2811 Bechelli Lane, Redding, CA 96002
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 11/03/2019 - 11/17/2019 Su,Mo 08:00am - 03:30pm Parker, Jean Registration Opens:
09/24/2019
DSP Year 1 Training 09/22/2019 - 10/06/2019 Su,Mo 08:00am - 03:30pm Parker, Jean Registration Opens:
08/13/2019
DSP Year 1 Training 01/05/2020 - 01/13/2020
01/19/2020 - 01/19/2020
Su,Mo
Sunday
08:00am - 04:30pm
08:00am - 11:00am
Campbell, Jennifer Registration Opens:
11/26/2019

Hampton Inn

520 Adobe Road, Red Bluff, CA 96080
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 10/13/2019 - 10/27/2019 Su,Mo 08:00am - 03:30pm Parker, Jean Registration Opens:
09/03/2019
DSP Year 1 Training 08/26/2019 - 08/30/2019
08/31/2019 - 08/31/2019
Mo,Tu,Th,Fr
Saturday
08:00am - 04:30pm
08:00am - 11:00am
Parker, Jean Register

Glen Park - Monrovia

110 N. Mountain Avenue, Monrovia, CA 91016
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 08/21/2019 - 09/18/2019
09/25/2019 - 09/25/2019
Wednesday
Wednesday
09:00am - 03:30pm
09:00am - 02:30pm
Barnes, Ernestine Register

Glendale @ Glen Park Healthy Living - Mariposa

1220 Mariposa Street, Glendale, CA 91205
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 08/15/2019 - 09/19/2019 Thursday 09:00am - 04:30pm Martin, Latiesha Register

Infant Jesus Church Syro-Malabar Catholic Church

6200 McMahon Drive, Sacramento, CA 95824
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 09/09/2019 - 09/13/2019 Mon-Fri 08:00am - 03:30pm Shannon, Evelyn Registration Opens:
07/31/2019

Granada Hills @ Rinaldi Adult Center

17450 Rinaldi St., Granada Hills, CA 91344
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 09/23/2019 - 10/08/2019
10/14/2019 - 10/14/2019
Mo,Tu
Monday
09:00am - 03:30pm
09:00am - 02:00pm
Norris, Renee Registration Opens:
08/14/2019

Fairfield Claybank

2573 Claybank Rd. Suite 7, Fairfield, CA 94533
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 09/09/2019 - 09/13/2019 Mon-Fri 09:00am - 04:30pm Bush, Sean Registration Opens:
07/31/2019

Bellflower @ Ninos Latinos Unidos

9246 Alondra Blvd, Bellflower, CA 90706
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 09/09/2019 - 09/17/2019
09/18/2019 - 09/18/2019
Mon-Wed
Wednesday
09:00am - 03:30pm
09:00am - 02:00pm
Martin, Latiesha Registration Opens:
07/31/2019
DSP Year 1 Training 09/05/2019 - 10/10/2019
10/11/2019 - 10/11/2019
Th,Fr
Friday
01:00pm - 04:00pm
01:00pm - 03:00pm
Lucas, Kathleen Registration Opens:
07/27/2019

Gardena @ Aacres

19300 South Hamilton Ave Suite 130, Gardena, CA 90248
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 09/20/2019 - 09/30/2019 Mo,We,Fr 09:00am - 04:30pm Smith Black, TaWanna Registration Opens:
08/11/2019

LA @ Elwyn California

4808 Baldwin Ave. Suite 201, Temple City, CA 91780
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 09/23/2019 - 09/27/2019 Mon-Fri 09:00am - 04:30pm Martin, Latiesha Registration Opens:
08/14/2019

Torrance @ CA MENTOR

4236 Artesia Blvd, Torrance, CA 90504
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 09/14/2019 - 10/12/2019
10/19/2019 - 10/19/2019
Saturday
Saturday
09:00am - 03:30pm
09:00am - 02:00pm
Martin, Latiesha Registration Opens:
08/05/2019

Santa Maria @ United Cerebral Palsy (UCP)

3070 Skyway Drive, Santa Maria, CA 93455
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 09/11/2019 - 09/17/2019
09/18/2019 - 09/18/2019
Mon-Fri
Wednesday
09:00am - 03:30pm
09:00am - 02:00pm
Nelson, Terri Registration Opens:
08/02/2019

North Bay RC

610 Airpark Road, Napa, CA 94558
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 08/19/2019 - 08/23/2019 Mon-Fri 08:30am - 04:00pm Bush, Sean Register

Santa Cruz @ Kinsley Manor

2221 Kinsley Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 08/12/2019 - 08/21/2019
08/22/2019 - 08/22/2019
Mon-Fri
Thursday
09:00am - 01:00pm
09:00am - 12:00pm
Cleveland, Katie Register

Escondido Adult School

220 West Crest Street , Escondido, CA 92025
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 09/10/2019 - 10/15/2019
10/17/2019 - 10/17/2019
Tu,Th
Thursday
11:30am - 02:30pm
11:30am - 01:30pm
DeBell, Paula Registration Opens:
08/01/2019

Fremont

5019 Stevenson Blvd, Fremont, CA 94538
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Challenge Test 02/10/2020 - 02/10/2020 Monday 10:00am - 01:00pm Rivera, Gina Registration Opens:
01/01/2020
DSP Year 1 Challenge Test 09/16/2019 - 09/16/2019 Monday 10:00am - 01:00pm Rivera, Gina Registration Opens:
08/07/2019
DSP Year 1 Training 03/02/2020 - 03/11/2020
03/12/2020 - 03/12/2020
Mon-Fri
Thursday
10:00am - 02:30pm
10:00am - 01:30pm
Rivera, Gina Registration Opens:
01/22/2020
DSP Year 1 Training 09/30/2019 - 10/09/2019
10/10/2019 - 10/10/2019
Mon-Fri
Thursday
10:00am - 02:30pm
10:00am - 01:30pm
Rivera, Gina Registration Opens:
08/21/2019

Desert Mountain Educational Services Center

17800 Hwy. 18, Apple Valley, CA 92307
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 10/01/2019 - 10/15/2019
10/17/2019 - 10/17/2019
Tu,Th
Thursday
09:00am - 03:30pm
09:00am - 02:30pm
Carr, Erica Registration Opens:
08/22/2019

Home of Guiding Hands

1908 Friendship Drive, El Cajon, CA 92020
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 11/13/2019 - 12/18/2019
12/23/2019 - 12/23/2019
Mo,We
Monday
10:00am - 01:00pm
10:00am - 12:00pm
DeBell, Paula Registration Opens:
10/04/2019

Orange Grove Adult School

4640 Orange Grove Ave, Sacramento, CA 95841
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 11/02/2019 - 11/16/2019
11/17/2019 - 11/17/2019
Sa,Su
Sunday
09:00am - 03:30pm
09:00am - 02:30pm
Hatten, Lori Jean Registration Opens:
09/23/2019
DSP Year 1 Training 09/07/2019 - 09/21/2019
09/22/2019 - 09/22/2019
Sa,Su
Sunday
09:00am - 03:30pm
09:00am - 02:30pm
Hatten, Lori Jean Registration Opens:
07/29/2019

School of Career Education

2100 E. Alessandro Blvd., Riverside, CA 92508
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 11/04/2019 - 12/09/2019
12/16/2019 - 12/16/2019
Monday
Monday
08:30am - 03:00pm
08:30am - 02:00pm
Stallworth, Anthony Registration Opens:
09/25/2019
DSP Year 1 Training 09/19/2019 - 10/15/2019
10/17/2019 - 10/17/2019
Tu,Th
Thursday
05:30pm - 09:30pm
05:30pm - 08:30pm
Stallworth, Anthony Registration Opens:
08/10/2019

Farm Advisors Office/Agriculture

890 N. Bush St, Ukiah, CA 95482
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 10/21/2019 - 10/29/2019
10/30/2019 - 10/30/2019
Mon-Wed
Wednesday
09:00am - 03:30pm
09:00am - 02:30pm
Arnold, Donna Registration Opens:
09/11/2019

RCRC Eureka

525 2nd St, Eureka, CA 95501
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 04/15/2020 - 05/20/2020
05/21/2020 - 05/21/2020
We,Th
Thursday
09:30am - 12:30pm
09:30am - 11:30am
Foos, Janet Registration Opens:
03/06/2020
DSP Year 1 Training 09/25/2019 - 10/30/2019
10/31/2019 - 10/31/2019
We,Th
Thursday
09:30am - 12:30pm
09:30am - 11:30am
Foos, Janet Registration Opens:
08/16/2019

CRY-ROP

1214 Indiana Court, Redlands, CA 92375
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 10/30/2019 - 12/04/2019
12/11/2019 - 12/11/2019
Wednesday
Wednesday
09:00am - 03:30pm
09:00am - 02:30pm
Stallworth, Anthony Registration Opens:
09/20/2019

Orange Health Pavilion - Kaiser

200 N. Lewis , Orange , CA 92868
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 10/26/2019 - 11/23/2019
12/07/2019 - 12/07/2019
Saturday
Saturday
09:00am - 03:30pm
09:00am - 02:30pm
Vargo, Vicki Registration Opens:
09/16/2019
DSP Year 1 Training 09/07/2019 - 10/05/2019
10/12/2019 - 10/12/2019
Saturday
Saturday
09:00am - 03:30pm
09:00am - 02:30pm
Vargo, Vicki Registration Opens:
07/29/2019

San Diego County Office of Education

6401 Linda Vista Road, San Diego, CA 92111
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 09/14/2019 - 10/19/2019
10/26/2019 - 10/26/2019
Saturday
Saturday
08:00am - 02:30pm
08:00am - 01:30pm
Harper, Claudia Registration Opens:
08/05/2019
DSP Year 1 Training 11/25/2019 - 12/17/2019
12/18/2019 - 12/18/2019
Mon-Wed
Wednesday
05:00pm - 08:00pm
05:00pm - 07:00pm
Harper, Claudia Registration Opens:
10/16/2019

Careplus Adult Day Program

4182 Redwood Highway, San Rafael, CA 94903
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 03/21/2020 - 03/29/2020
04/04/2020 - 04/04/2020
Sa,Su
Saturday
08:00am - 04:30pm
05:00pm - 08:00pm
Faryna, Ellen Registration Opens:
02/10/2020
DSP Year 1 Training 11/16/2019 - 11/24/2019
11/30/2019 - 11/30/2019
Sa,Su
Saturday
08:00am - 04:30pm
05:00pm - 08:00pm
Faryna, Ellen Registration Opens:
10/07/2019

Positive Purpose

3101 N Sillect Ave Suite 101, Bakersfield, CA 93308
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 12/09/2019 - 12/13/2019 Mon-Fri 08:00am - 03:30pm Galicia, Rudolpho Registration Opens:
10/30/2019
DSP Year 1 Training 11/18/2019 - 11/22/2019 Mon-Fri 08:00am - 03:30pm Gage, Lisa J Registration Opens:
10/09/2019
DSP Year 1 Challenge Test 10/18/2019 - 10/18/2019 Friday 09:00am - 12:00pm Gage, Lisa J Registration Opens:
09/08/2019
DSP Year 1 Training 10/07/2019 - 10/11/2019 Mon-Fri 09:00am - 04:30pm Prince, Tamerla Registration Opens:
08/28/2019
DSP Year 1 Training 09/23/2019 - 09/27/2019 Mon-Fri 08:00am - 03:30pm Gage, Lisa J Registration Opens:
08/14/2019
DSP Year 1 Training 08/26/2019 - 08/30/2019 Mon-Fri 09:00am - 04:30pm Prince, Tamerla Register

Eden Area ROP -South SF

3500 Callan Blvd., South San Francisco, CA 94080-5118
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 05/09/2020 - 05/17/2020
05/23/2020 - 05/23/2020
Sa,Su
Saturday
08:00am - 04:30pm
05:00pm - 08:00pm
Hill, Abraham Registration Opens:
03/30/2020
DSP Year 1 Training 03/14/2020 - 03/22/2020
03/28/2020 - 03/28/2020
Sa,Su
Saturday
08:00am - 04:30pm
05:00pm - 08:00pm
Hill, Abraham Registration Opens:
02/03/2020
DSP Year 1 Training 01/11/2020 - 01/19/2020
01/25/2020 - 01/25/2020
Sa,Su
Saturday
08:00am - 04:30pm
05:00pm - 08:00pm
Hill, Abraham Registration Opens:
12/02/2019
DSP Year 1 Training 10/05/2019 - 10/13/2019
10/19/2019 - 10/19/2019
Sa,Su
Saturday
08:00am - 04:30pm
05:00pm - 08:00pm
Hill, Abraham Registration Opens:
08/26/2019
DSP Year 1 Training 09/07/2019 - 09/15/2019
09/21/2019 - 09/21/2019
Sa,Su
Saturday
08:00am - 04:30pm
05:00pm - 08:00pm
Hill, Abraham Registration Opens:
07/29/2019

Eden Area ROP -Hayward Center

26316 Hesperian Blvd., Hayward, CA 94545
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 04/03/2020 - 04/10/2020
04/13/2020 - 04/13/2020
Fr,Sa,Th
Monday
08:00am - 04:30pm
08:00am - 11:00am
Christovale, Cindy Registration Opens:
02/23/2020
DSP Year 1 Challenge Test 04/01/2020 - 04/01/2020 Wednesday 09:00am - 12:00pm Christovale, Cindy Registration Opens:
02/21/2020
DSP Year 1 Challenge Test 12/04/2019 - 12/04/2019 Wednesday 09:00am - 12:00pm Christovale, Cindy Registration Opens:
10/25/2019
DSP Year 1 Training 05/01/2020 - 05/09/2020
05/11/2020 - 05/11/2020
Fr,Sa
Monday
08:00am - 04:30pm
08:00am - 11:00am
Christovale, Cindy Registration Opens:
03/22/2020
DSP Year 1 Training 03/06/2020 - 03/14/2020
03/16/2020 - 03/16/2020
Fr,Sa
Monday
08:00am - 04:30pm
08:00am - 11:00am
Christovale, Cindy Registration Opens:
01/26/2020
DSP Year 1 Training 02/07/2020 - 02/15/2020
02/17/2020 - 02/17/2020
Fr,Sa
Monday
08:00am - 04:30pm
08:00am - 11:00am
Christovale, Cindy Registration Opens:
12/29/2019
DSP Year 1 Training 01/03/2020 - 01/11/2020
01/13/2020 - 01/13/2020
Fr,Sa
Monday
08:00am - 04:30pm
08:00am - 11:00am
Christovale, Cindy Registration Opens:
11/24/2019
DSP Year 1 Training 12/06/2019 - 12/14/2019
12/16/2019 - 12/16/2019
Fr,Sa
Monday
08:00am - 04:30pm
08:00am - 11:00am
Christovale, Cindy Registration Opens:
10/27/2019
DSP Year 1 Training 11/01/2019 - 11/09/2019
11/11/2019 - 11/11/2019
Fr,Sa
Monday
08:00am - 04:30pm
08:00am - 11:00am
Christovale, Cindy Registration Opens:
09/22/2019
DSP Year 1 Training 10/04/2019 - 10/12/2019
10/14/2019 - 10/14/2019
Fr,Sa
Monday
08:00am - 04:30pm
08:00am - 11:00am
Christovale, Cindy Registration Opens:
08/25/2019
DSP Year 1 Training 09/06/2019 - 09/14/2019
09/16/2019 - 09/16/2019
Fr,Sa
Monday
08:00am - 04:30pm
08:00am - 11:00am
Christovale, Cindy Registration Opens:
07/28/2019

San Joaquin Office of Education-Stockton

2707 Transworld Drive, Stockton, CA 95206
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 12/02/2019 - 12/10/2019 Mon-Fri 09:00am - 02:30pm Curtin, Nicholas Registration Opens:
10/23/2019
DSP Year 1 Training 10/14/2019 - 10/22/2019 Mon-Fri 09:00am - 02:30pm Curtin, Nicholas Registration Opens:
09/04/2019

Fresno

1318 E. Shaw Ave Suite 400, Fresno, CA 93710
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 11/04/2019 - 11/21/2019
11/25/2019 - 11/25/2019
Mon-Thu
Monday
06:00pm - 09:00pm
06:00pm - 08:00pm
German, Lydia Registration Opens:
09/25/2019
DSP Year 1 Training 10/10/2019 - 10/29/2019
10/30/2019 - 10/30/2019
Th,Mo,Tu,We
Wednesday
06:00pm - 09:00pm
06:00pm - 08:00pm
German, Lydia Registration Opens:
08/31/2019
DSP Year 1 Training 10/15/2019 - 10/31/2019
11/01/2019 - 11/01/2019
Tue-Fri
Friday
10:00am - 01:00pm
10:00am - 12:00pm
Martinez, Ismael Registration Opens:
09/05/2019

Porterville

26501 Avenue 140, Porterville, CA 93258
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Challenge Test 05/06/2020 - 05/06/2020 Wednesday 09:00am - 12:00pm Lewis, Kathy Registration Opens:
03/27/2020
DSP Year 1 Training 04/20/2020 - 04/24/2020 Mon-Fri 09:00am - 04:30pm Lewis, Kathy Registration Opens:
03/11/2020
DSP Year 1 Challenge Test 03/03/2020 - 03/03/2020 Tuesday 09:00am - 12:00pm Lewis, Kathy Registration Opens:
01/23/2020
DSP Year 1 Training 02/24/2020 - 02/28/2020 Mon-Fri 09:00am - 04:30pm Lewis, Kathy Registration Opens:
01/15/2020
DSP Year 1 Challenge Test 01/07/2020 - 01/07/2020 Tuesday 09:00am - 12:00pm Lewis, Kathy Registration Opens:
11/28/2019
DSP Year 1 Training 11/18/2019 - 11/22/2019 Mon-Fri 09:00am - 04:30pm Lewis, Kathy Registration Opens:
10/09/2019
DSP Year 1 Challenge Test 11/05/2019 - 11/05/2019 Tuesday 09:00am - 12:00pm Lewis, Kathy Registration Opens:
09/26/2019
DSP Year 1 Training 09/23/2019 - 09/27/2019 Mon-Fri 09:00am - 04:30pm Lewis, Kathy Registration Opens:
08/14/2019
DSP Year 1 Challenge Test 09/04/2019 - 09/04/2019 Wednesday 09:00am - 12:00pm Lewis, Kathy Registration Opens:
07/26/2019