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13 Expressed Values of A Great Direct Support Professional

David Ross, Benchmark Vice President, authored these 13 expressed values of a great direct support professional. A great direct support professional: Recognizes that the individuals we serve are people with whom we have more in common than we have differences.  People have the fundamental right to choose for themselves, to try new things, and to […] Read More

Group to Address Issue of Incarceration of People With Disabilities

The National Association of County Behavioral Health & Developmental Disability Directors (NACBHDD) and Benchmark Human Services (Benchmark) have partnered to co-sponsor an initiative to bring national attention to the needs of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) as they relate to the criminal justice system. This call to action is to address the policy […] Read More

Fourth Quarter Thrive – October, 2018

Welcome to the electronic edition of Thrive, the Benchmark employee newsletter. Enjoy, and please share any stories you would like to include in a future issue with Courtney Heiser or Simon May! From the Front Lines Teona Sewell, DSP, Maryland What is the best part of your job? The best part of […] Read More

Third Quarter Thrive – July, 2018

Welcome to the electronic edition of Thrive, the Benchmark employee newsletter. Enjoy, and please share with Courtney Heiser or Simon May any stories you would like to include in a future issue! From the Front Lines Donald Miller, DSP, Lima, OH What is the best part of your job? Interacting and building […] Read More

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