Direct Support Workforce Study

Grantee:  WVU Center For Excellence In Disabilities,                               

Project:  Direct Support Workforce Study

Purpose of Project: The purpose of this project is provide an in-depth analysis of the quality,      quantity, stability, and availability of direct support workers who serve people with developmental   disabilities in West Virginia. The study will address gaps between supply and demand of qualified personnel, and make recommendations for long term, systemic improvements in the recruitment,   development, and retention of direct support workers in West Virginia.

Contact Information: Sherry Shuman, Deputy Director, 293-4692 ext. 1181 or

David Jarmolowicz, Graduate Student, 293-4692 ext. 1179 or

    Center for Excellence in Disabilities at West Virginia University