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


Module 1: Understanding Self-Directed Supports

Module 2: Finding the Right DSW for You

Module 3: Selecting and Hiring the Right DSW for You

Module 4: Welcoming and Training Your New DSW

Training Resources

 There are many more resources that can be found with an internet search or by asking health care providers what organizations they would recommend. Note: Some of the trainings available through these organizations require payment of a fee to participate or to purchase access to the training. Some states provide free access to these programs for direct service workers. Check with your state disability or aging agency.

Module 5: Supporting DSW Professionalism

Module 6: Recognizing and Managing DSW Stress and Burnout

Note: Resources listed on this page are provided for informational purposes only and do not necessarily reflect the views of CMS.