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Direct Support Professional Training (DSPT)

About DSPT

DSPT meds trainingDirect Support Professional Training (DSPT) is provided in cooperation with the state of California Department of Developmental Services, and the Contra Costa County Office of Education.

The California Department of Developmental Services has established a competency-based training program that is mandatory for all direct support staff (and administrators who provide direct support) working in licensed community care facilities.

The Direct Support Professional (DSP) Training is based upon core competencies or skills necessary for satisfactory job performance. Training and tests are offered at no charge.


Registration:

All DSPT registration is completed online at www.dsptrain.org. DSPT registration opens 30 days prior and closes 7 days before the scheduled Challenge Test or Training Class. Registration must be complete by the DSP who is employed in a CCF “vendor” facility with a regional center and have the following information available:

  • Your email address
  • Your phone number
  • Social Security number
  • Facility vendor number
  • Facility email address

If there are any questions while registering call the eDSPT Helpline at 1-800-910-4604.

DSP 1: 2015–2016 Schedule

Date/Time Location Instructor
December 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17
9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Pittsburg High School North Campus
351 School Street Room 117
Pittsburg, CA 94565
Julie Franco
January 26, 27, 28, 29 &
February 2, 3, 4
9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Alvarado Adult Education Campus
5625 Sutter Ave., Richmond, CA 94804
Julie Franco
March 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17
9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Contra Costa County Office of Education
77 Santa Barbara Rd.,
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Julie Franco
April 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14
9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Pittsburg High School North Campus
351 School Street Room 117
Pittsburg, CA 94565
Julie Franco
May 3, 4, 5, 6, 11, 12
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Contra Costa County Office of Education
77 Santa Barbara Rd.,
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Julie Franco
May 31
June 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9
9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Contra Costa County Office of Education
77 Santa Barbara Rd.,
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Julie Franco
August 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8
9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Contra Costa County Office of Education
77 Santa Barbara Rd.,
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Dora Warn

DSP 2: 2016 Schedule

Date/Time Location Instructor
January 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 12
9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Contra Costa County Office of Education
77 Santa Barbara Rd.,
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Julie Franco
February 16, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25
9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Pittsburg High School North Campus
351 School Street Room 117
Pittsburg, CA 94565
Julie Franco
March 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28
9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Contra Costa County Office of Education
77 Santa Barbara Rd.,
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Dora Warn
April 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 25
9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Contra Costa County Office of Education
77 Santa Barbara Rd.,
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Julie Franco
May 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 31
9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Contra Costa County Office of Education
77 Santa Barbara Rd.,
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Dora Warn
June 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 27
9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Contra Costa County Office of Education
77 Santa Barbara Rd.,
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Dora Warn
August 16, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25
9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Contra Costa County Office of Education
77 Santa Barbara Rd.,
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Julie Franco

Challenge Test DSP 1: 2016 Schedule

Date/Time Location Facilitator
January 12
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Contra Costa County Office of Education
77 Santa Barbara Rd.,
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Kim Owens
April 12
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Contra Costa County Office of Education
77 Santa Barbara Rd.,
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Kim Owens

Challenge Test DSP 2: 2016 Schedule

Date/Time Location Facilitator
January 12
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Contra Costa County Office of Education
77 Santa Barbara Rd.,
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Kim Owens
April 12
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Contra Costa County Office of Education
77 Santa Barbara Rd.,
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Kim Owens

If you have any questions regarding the schedule above please contact Kim Owens at 925-297-9207

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For questions or more information contact Kim Owens at kowens@cccoe.k12.ca.us
or at (925) 942-3442

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