John is a Licensed Master Social Worker and an experienced professional educator, and trainer, specifically in the field of human services. His love for his work stems from the years spent with Direct Support Professionals (DSP's) and the people served by DSP's.
"NADSP envisions a world where people with intellectual and other disabilities live community-based lives of their choosing supported by a highly qualified direct support workforce with the knowledge, skills, and values needed to support them in achieving their life goals."
John serves as a consultant, collaborator, and trainer in topics related to direct support competence and value. He provides technical assistance and training on best practices for direct support professionals, along with leadership development and facilitation of staff retreats.