DSP- Residential- Community Support Program
Wildwood Programs, Inc. - Latham, NY

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About Us.Wildwood Programs provides quality educational, residential, vocational, social, recreational and therapeutic services to more than 200 students and over 800 adults in the Capital District. Each day over 600 full and part time teachers, therapists, social workers, teachers' aides, residence and vocational counselors, job coaches and direct support professionals give their very best to ensure that the individuals whom Wildwood serves, receive the supports they need.
DSP- Community Support Team program responsibilities include but are not limited to: promotes independence, self-esteem and community integration, to individuals with developmental disabilities by: Provides instruction and assistance to individuals in areas of daily living;Participates in a person centered approach to program plan development;May be required to Administer and monitor medication or assists consumers to identify social, recreation and other community resources;Help ensure appropriate safeguards ; and provide and/or coordinate transportation.
Requirements: High school diploma or general education degree (GED).Medication Administration based on program need, First-Aid and CPR certification or eligibility for certification.SCIP/PROMOTE certification based on program need.A valid NYS driver's license and ability to drive and driving record acceptable for agency insurance coverage are required.Must be cleared and maintain acceptable record under the NYS OPWDD mandated criminal background check process.