As we near the end of 2022, everyone here at ADEC would like to take the opportunity to congratulate our first successes from the new ADEC DSP National Certification Program!

We have three DSP’s to highlight, and if you know them, be sure to congratulate them on all their hard work and achievements!

Shanon Schrock, Team Lead, Skills and Training – Level I

Kathy Richardson, DSP, Middlebury Day Program – Level II

Brenda Osborn, DSP, Middlebury Day Program – Level III

As of 2022, all DSPs (Direct Support Professionals) who work at ADEC now have the unprecedented opportunity to attain a National DSP Certification. ADEC provides all access to the program and necessary materials, but when a DSP completes the program, their certification will be theirs, recognized throughout the entire U.S. It’s a prestigious certification, a career boost, and invaluable training for any DSP.

Applications are still being accepted for ADEC’s DSP Certification Program, until Friday, December 16th. Go to to apply. The job posting can be found under Career Center, “Support Staff DSP Certification Program”. Don’t miss this opportunity to earn a nationally recognized certification, make a greater impact on those you serve, and earn more money.