Sep 19, 2019  
College Catalog 2019-2020 
  
College Catalog 2019-2020

Developmental Disabilities Direct Support Certificate


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CONTACT

Donna Rowe, 413.552.2029, drowe@hcc.edu

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Developmental Disabilities Direct Support Certificate was created in collaboration with the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services (DDS) to provide education to staff working for, or individuals interested in working for, agencies that provide residential programs, employment programs, and recreational, personal, and family supports for individuals with cognitive and intellectual disabilities. Tuition assistance may be available to individuals currently employed for an agency which receives DDS funding.

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NOTES

CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) and SORI (Sexual Offender Registry Information) background checks may be required prior to field work and practicum placement and will be conducted by specific agencies in accordance with state regulations. CORI and SORI results are confidential.

Depending on course selection, 80% of this program can be completed online.  Go to Online Learning  for more information.

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