Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
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10/30/19  1:45 pm
Commenter: Christy Collins, Collins and Collins, Inc.

12 VAC35 106-2502.

2. A copy of any official transcripts or degrees and training history: many of our Direct Support Positions only require a high school diploma. If you hire an individuall that has graduated 10 years or more from high school, obtaining confirmation of this degree is quite difficult.
5. Three job related reference supporting the knowledge, skills and abilities of the minimum qualifications according to the job description: With the salaries for Direct Support Professional entry level, experience and limited time in the job market may make this quite impossible. DSP positions are often used as steppingstones and rarely are careers made in this area. If you hire a younger induvial, there may not be three job references to obtain.

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