Be a part of a growing national movement to elevate the status of DSPs. Learn about national and international successful practices, such as certificate programs, apprenticeships, credit-bearing coursework, and ways to improve agency cultures. Help educate policymakers and legislators about the importance of high quality human services. Learn about and gain access to public forums and conferences focusing on DSP issues. Learn how to develop and enhance DSP regional affiliations. Develop leadership skills in the field of direct support. This application requires online payment. If you do not wish to pay online, you can download a membership application (PDF) to complete and submit by mail.