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  • To enhance the knowledge and skills of direct support workers in DDS settings
  • To strengthen writing, problem solving and critical thinking skills of direct support workers
  • To attract and retain dedicated and qualified workers
  • To prepare students for transfer into Human Services, Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Education or other helping professions
  • To assist students with self-development and career planning, basic skill and knowledge improvement, and professional education
  • To assist students working in a variety of DDS settings to further their professional development and career advancement