Health Care Orientation Direct Support

The Genesis Center

620 Potters Avenue, Providence, RI 2907

Description:This 10-week Direct Support Provider Training Program helps adults learn the skills and earn the certifications they need to get a job helping individuals with developmental disabilities. Trainees learn how to provide support, care, education, and advocacy for individuals wtih developmental disabilities. Training and certifications include First Aid/CPR, Alzheimer's Training, ServSafe Food Handler, and Nutrition. Comprehensive, integrated support sergices are provided by our Financial Opportunity Center, including Case Manager, Employment Counselor, and Financial Coach. Training includes 10 weeks of part-time classroom instruction followed by 3 weeks of internship at a local Direct Support Facility. For more information, please contact Cintia Cuevas 401-781-6110 or at

Cost: $3557

Duration: 260 Hours

Phone: 401-781-6110

End Date: 4/30/2021

Credential Earned: An industry-recognized certificate or certification, Employment