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 

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 07/30/2018 - 08/03/2018 Mon-Fri 09:00am - 04:30pm Martin, Latiesha Registration Opens:
06/20/2018

ResCare Pomona Valley

270 E. Bonita Ave, Pomona, CA 91767
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 08/13/2018 - 09/24/2018
10/08/2018 - 10/08/2018
Monday
Monday
09:30am - 04:00pm
09:30am - 03:00pm
Valenzuela, Jacqueline Registration Opens:
07/04/2018

Fairview Development Center

2501 Harbor Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 07/10/2018 - 07/18/2018
07/19/2018 - 07/19/2018
Tu,We,Th
Thursday
09:00am - 03:30pm
09:00am - 02:30pm
Kirkpatrick, Renee Registration Opens:
05/31/2018

San Jose @ Green Oaks Development Center

645 Giguere Court, San Jose, CA 95133
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 08/20/2018 - 08/24/2018 Mon-Fri 02:15pm - 09:45pm Rivera-Vallestero, Jamie Registration Opens:
07/11/2018
DSP Year 1 Training 07/03/2018 - 07/31/2018 Tuesday 02:15pm - 09:45pm Rivera-Vallestero, Jamie Registration Opens:
05/24/2018

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 Challenge Test 12/05/2018 - 12/05/2018 Wednesday 09:00am - 12:00pm Christovale, Cindy Registration Opens:
10/26/2018
DSP Year 1 Training 03/01/2019 - 03/09/2019
03/11/2019 - 03/11/2019
Fr,Sa
Monday
08:00am - 04:30pm
08:00am - 11:00am
Christovale, Cindy Registration Opens:
01/20/2019
DSP Year 1 Training 02/01/2019 - 02/09/2019
02/11/2019 - 02/11/2019
Fr,Sa
Monday
08:00am - 04:30pm
08:00am - 11:00am
Christovale, Cindy Registration Opens:
12/23/2018
DSP Year 1 Training 01/04/2019 - 01/12/2019
01/14/2019 - 01/14/2019
Fr,Sa
Monday
08:00am - 04:30pm
08:00am - 11:00am
Christovale, Cindy Registration Opens:
11/25/2018
DSP Year 1 Training 12/10/2018 - 12/10/2018
11/30/2018 - 12/08/2018
Monday
Fr,Sa
08:00am - 11:00am
08:00am - 04:30pm
Christovale, Cindy Registration Opens:
10/21/2018
DSP Year 1 Training 11/02/2018 - 11/09/2018
11/10/2018 - 11/10/2018
Fr,Sa,Th
Saturday
08:00am - 04:30pm
08:00am - 11:00am
Christovale, Cindy Registration Opens:
09/23/2018
DSP Year 1 Training 10/16/2018 - 10/19/2018
10/20/2018 - 10/20/2018
Tue-Fri
Saturday
08:00am - 04:30pm
08:00am - 11:00am
Christovale, Cindy Registration Opens:
09/06/2018
DSP Year 1 Training 08/31/2018 - 09/08/2018
09/10/2018 - 09/10/2018
Fr,Sa
Monday
08:00am - 04:30pm
08:00am - 11:00am
Christovale, Cindy Registration Opens:
07/22/2018
DSP Year 1 Training 07/31/2018 - 08/03/2018
08/04/2018 - 08/04/2018
Tue-Fri
Saturday
08:00am - 04:30pm
08:00am - 11:00am
Christovale, Cindy Registration Opens:
06/21/2018
DSP Year 1 Training 07/11/2018 - 07/14/2018
07/16/2018 - 07/16/2018
We,Th,Fr,Sa
Monday
08:00am - 04:30pm
08:00am - 11:00am
Christovale, Cindy Registration Opens:
06/01/2018

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 09/25/2018 - 10/18/2018
10/23/2018 - 10/23/2018
Tu,Th
Tuesday
05:30pm - 09:30pm
05:30pm - 08:30pm
Stallworth, Anthony Registration Opens:
08/16/2018

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 07/14/2018 - 08/11/2018
08/18/2018 - 08/18/2018
Saturday
Saturday
09:00am - 03:30pm
09:00am - 02:00pm
Martin, Latiesha Registration Opens:
06/04/2018

Glendale @ Alicia Care Center

1823 Vassar Ave, Glendale, CA 91204
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 07/30/2018 - 08/10/2018 Mon-Fri 09:30am - 02:30pm Hawthorne, Kendra Registration Opens:
06/20/2018

Fremont

5019 Stevenson Blvd, Fremont, CA 94538
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 02/04/2019 - 02/14/2019
02/15/2019 - 02/15/2019
Mon-Fri
Friday
10:00am - 02:30pm
10:00am - 01:30pm
Rivera, Gina Registration Opens:
12/26/2018
DSP Year 1 Challenge Test 01/10/2019 - 01/10/2019 Thursday 10:00am - 01:00pm Rivera, Gina Registration Opens:
12/01/2018
DSP Year 1 Challenge Test 10/18/2018 - 10/18/2018 Thursday 10:00am - 01:00pm Rivera, Gina Registration Opens:
09/08/2018
DSP Year 1 Training 09/10/2018 - 09/19/2018
09/20/2018 - 09/20/2018
Mon-Fri
Thursday
10:00am - 02:30pm
10:00am - 01:30pm
Rivera, Gina Registration Opens:
08/01/2018
DSP Year 1 Challenge Test 06/08/2018 - 06/08/2018 Friday 10:00am - 01:00pm Rivera, Gina Register

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 09/15/2018 - 09/29/2018
09/30/2018 - 09/30/2018
Sa,Su
Sunday
09:00am - 03:30pm
09:00am - 02:30pm
Hatten, Lori Jean Registration Opens:
08/06/2018

ARC Imperial Valley

298 E. Ross Avenue, El Centro, CA 92244
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Challenge Test 06/23/2018 - 06/23/2018 Saturday 09:00am - 12:00pm Weaver, Lorie 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 07/09/2018 - 07/13/2018
07/16/2018 - 07/16/2018
Mon-Fri
Monday
08:00am - 02:30pm
08:00am - 01:30pm
Shannon, Evelyn Registration Opens:
05/30/2018

Chico ROP Center

2491 Carmichael Dr Ste 200, Chico, CA 95928
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 08/20/2018 - 08/28/2018
08/29/2018 - 08/29/2018
Mon-Wed
Wednesday
08:30am - 03:00pm
08:30am - 02:00pm
Parker, Jean Registration Opens:
07/11/2018

Studio GCD

2811 Bechelli Lane, Redding, CA 96002
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 08/05/2018 - 08/13/2018
08/19/2018 - 08/19/2018
Su,Mo
Sunday
08:00am - 04:30pm
08:00am - 11:30am
Campbell, Jennifer Registration Opens:
06/26/2018

LA @ Westside Regional Center

5901 Green Valley Circle #455, Culver City, CA 90230
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Challenge Test 07/13/2018 - 07/13/2018 Friday 09:00am - 02:00pm Bass, Jeannine Registration Opens:
06/03/2018

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 07/17/2018 - 07/25/2018
07/26/2018 - 07/26/2018
Tu,We,Th
Thursday
09:00am - 03:30pm
09:00am - 02:30pm
Parker, Jean Registration Opens:
06/07/2018

Sails Group

1025 Service Place #103, Vista, CA 92084
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 06/09/2018 - 07/14/2018
07/21/2018 - 07/21/2018
Saturday
Saturday
08:30am - 03:00pm
08:30am - 02:00pm
DeBell, Paula Register

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 08/16/2018 - 08/30/2018
09/06/2018 - 09/06/2018
Th,Fr
Thursday
09:00am - 03:30pm
09:00am - 02:00pm
Bass, Jeannine Registration Opens:
07/07/2018

Santa Barbara County Education Office

3970 La Colina Rd. Boardroom Park on street, Santa Barbara, CA 93110
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 07/13/2018 - 07/19/2018
07/20/2018 - 07/20/2018
Fr,Mo,Tu,We,Th
Friday
09:00am - 03:30pm
09:00am - 02:00pm
Nelson, Terri Registration Opens:
06/03/2018

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 07/12/2018 - 08/16/2018
08/17/2018 - 08/17/2018
Th,Fr
Friday
09:30am - 12:30pm
09:30am - 11:30am
Lucas, Kathleen Registration Opens:
06/02/2018

L.A. @ Hendrick House

1610 W. 27th St, Los Angeles, CA 90007
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 07/09/2018 - 08/06/2018
08/13/2018 - 08/13/2018
Monday
Monday
09:00am - 03:30pm
09:00am - 02:00pm
Bass, Jeannine Registration Opens:
05/30/2018

Porterville

26501 Avenue 140, Porterville, CA 93258
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Challenge Test 01/08/2019 - 01/08/2019 Tuesday 09:00am - 12:00pm Lewis, Kathy Registration Opens:
11/29/2018
DSP Year 1 Challenge Test 11/13/2018 - 11/13/2018 Tuesday 09:00am - 12:00pm Lewis, Kathy Registration Opens:
10/04/2018
DSP Year 1 Training 03/11/2019 - 03/15/2019 Mon-Fri 09:00am - 04:30pm Lewis, Kathy Registration Opens:
01/30/2019
DSP Year 1 Training 01/14/2019 - 01/18/2019 Mon-Fri 09:00am - 04:30pm Lewis, Kathy Registration Opens:
12/05/2018
DSP Year 1 Training 10/15/2018 - 10/19/2018 Mon-Fri 09:00am - 04:30pm Lewis, Kathy Registration Opens:
09/05/2018
DSP Year 1 Challenge Test 09/18/2018 - 09/18/2018 Tuesday 09:00am - 12:00pm Lewis, Kathy Registration Opens:
08/09/2018
DSP Year 1 Training 08/13/2018 - 08/17/2018 Mon-Fri 09:00am - 04:30pm Lewis, Kathy Registration Opens:
07/04/2018
DSP Year 1 Challenge Test 07/25/2018 - 07/25/2018 Wednesday 09:00am - 12:00pm Lewis, Kathy Registration Opens:
06/15/2018

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 12/10/2018 - 12/18/2018 Mon-Fri 09:00am - 02:30pm Curtin, Nicholas Registration Opens:
10/31/2018
DSP Year 1 Training 10/15/2018 - 10/23/2018 Mon-Fri 09:00am - 02:30pm Campbell, Marika Registration Opens:
09/05/2018
DSP Year 1 Training 08/13/2018 - 08/21/2018 Mon-Fri 09:00am - 02:30pm Curtin, Nicholas Registration Opens:
07/04/2018

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 10/08/2018 - 10/24/2018
10/25/2018 - 10/25/2018
Mon-Thu
Thursday
06:00pm - 09:00pm
06:00pm - 08:00pm
Garibay, Fidel Registration Opens:
08/29/2018
DSP Year 1 Training 07/09/2018 - 07/25/2018
07/26/2018 - 07/26/2018
Mon-Thu
Thursday
06:00pm - 09:00pm
06:00pm - 08:00pm
Garibay, Fidel Registration Opens:
05/30/2018
DSP Year 1 Challenge Test 10/29/2018 - 10/29/2018 Monday 10:00am - 01:00pm German, Lydia Registration Opens:
09/19/2018
DSP Year 1 Training 10/09/2018 - 10/25/2018
10/26/2018 - 10/26/2018
Tue-Fri
Friday
10:00am - 01:00pm
10:00am - 12:00pm
Martinez, Ismael Registration Opens:
08/30/2018
DSP Year 1 Training 07/10/2018 - 07/26/2018
07/27/2018 - 07/27/2018
Tue-Fri
Friday
10:00am - 01:00pm
10:00am - 12:00pm
Martinez, Ismael Registration Opens:
05/31/2018

Palmdale @ Chimbole Cultural Center

38350 Sierra Highway, Palmdale, CA 93550
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 07/11/2018 - 08/15/2018
08/22/2018 - 08/22/2018
Wednesday
Wednesday
12:00pm - 06:30pm
12:00pm - 05:00pm
Norris, Renee Registration Opens:
06/01/2018

LA @ Ideal Program Services

3970 W. Martin Luther King Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90008
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 07/09/2018 - 07/18/2018
07/20/2018 - 07/20/2018
Mo,We,Fr
Friday
09:00am - 03:30pm
09:00am - 02:00pm
Smith Black, TaWanna Registration Opens:
05/30/2018

Tuolumne County EOC Building

18440 Striker Court, Sonora, CA 95370
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Training 06/19/2018 - 06/27/2018 Tu,We,Th,Fr,Mo 09:00am - 02:00pm Curtin, Nicholas Register

Contra Costa Co Office of Education-Pleasant Hill

77 Santa Barbara Road, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
 
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Type Meeting Dates Meeting Days Meeting Time Trainer
DSP Year 1 Challenge Test 05/29/2018 - 05/29/2018 Tuesday 08:00am - 12:00pm Owens, Kim Registration Closed
DSP Year 1 Training 06/18/2018 - 06/25/2018 Mon-Thu 08:00am - 03:30pm Warn, Dora Register