Recruiting, Selecting, and Retaining Direct Service Workers to Provide Self-Directed HCBS

What You Can Expect to Learn in This Lesson

1. Read

Lesson Description

Finding the right direct service worker (DSW) takes time and planning. In this lesson, you will learn about different strategies for recruiting the right DSW for you. You can use these ideas to develop your own personalized recruitment plan to find DSWs that are a good match for you.

Lesson Objective 

After you complete this lesson, you will have a recruitment plan that will help you find DSWs who can provide high-quality supports.

Throughout this lesson, you will be completing a recruitment plan worksheet. Take a moment now to download the worksheet.

Note regarding the recruitment plan worksheet: The worksheet uses Adobe Acrobat Reader. Download Adobe Acrobat Reader if you do not already have it. If you are using Adobe Acrobat Reader, you will need to print out your Recruitment Plan worksheet when you are done with it. You won’t be able to save it. If you have Adobe Acrobat, you will be able to save your work. 

2. Listen

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