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Direct Support Professional Training Program

Funding Description

The Direct Support Professional Training program funds the administration of challenge tests and training courses to the direct support professionals working in community care facilities.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria The only eligible applicants for this funding are the four program Service Hubs located at specific Local Educational Agencies. The four Service Hubs have been chosen and operate through an Memorandum of Understanding with the California Department of Education. This funding is processed through a reimbursement to each Service Hub for the administration of the training and testing courses, on a monthly basis.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) Adult
Eligible Age Level(s) Adult


Legal Authority Title 17. Public Health, Health and Welfare Agency, Department of Developmental Services; Chapter 3 Community Services; Article 1, Section 56002; Article 6, Sections 56301, 56303; Article 7, Sections 56307, 56038; Article 7, Section 56391
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2021-22
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 6355 / 8590
Total Available $2,846,150
Recipient Amount varies
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula The service Hubs receive reimbursements on a monthly basis, based on the number of training and testing courses provided throughout the Hub's region.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date August 30, 2021

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Direct Support Professional Training  []
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding ResultsDSPT FY 202122 Funding Results []
Other Unavailable


Program Lisa Schiro, 916-323-5742,
Fiscal Lisa Schiro, 916-323-5742,
Division Career & College Transition Division, 916-322-5050 (phone), 916-323-2597 (fax)
Last Modified: August 26, 2021
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