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Implementation Resources

04/09/14

Suggested Implementation Plan for Code of Ethics and Core Competencies
The Suggested Implementation Plan for Code of Ethics and Core Competencies includes suggestions and best practices for rolling out the NYS DSP CORE Competencies and the Code of Ethics within an agency. 
Download - Suggested Implementation Plan for Code Ethics and Core Competencies 


NYS Core Competencies and NADSP Code of Ethics – Complete Text
The DSP Competency Document provides a listing of all of the DSP Competencies. In addition, the document includes the expected timeframes it should take a DSP to demonstrate that competency.
Download- NYS Core Competencies and NADSP Code of Ethics -Text-Only PDF

The Crosswalk: POMS, Core Comps, Ethics, HCBS, PCP, PROMOTE
The crosswalk between and among POMs, Core Competencies, Code of Ethics, HCBS Rule, and PROMOTE was developed by the Regional Centers for Workforce Transformation (RCWT) to demonstrate an inter-relationship of purpose and practical expectations occurring in service transformation in NY and across the United States.
Download - Introduction to the Crosswalk
Download -The Crosswalk: POMS, Core Comps, Ethics, HCBS, PCP, PROMOTE

Empowerment Strategies – Revised 11-2014
The Empowerment Strategies consists of 5 critical areas where a staff can judge if they are being a support professional rather than a caregiver. These strategies are introduced and thoroughly review in the Transformation Core Competencies Video and are a handout for that training. 
Download - Empowerment Strategies Document

Personal Outcome Measures
The Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL) Personal Outcome Measures is a handout to be used with the DSP Core Competencies Video training.  Instructions for using the Personal Outcome Measures during the DSP Core Competencies Video training are included in the DSP Core Competencies Video Manual.
Download - Personal Outcomes Measures Document