|DSPAT Nomination Information|
|DSPAT - DSPAT Information|
Do you know someone who provides direct support to people with disabilities who demonstrates the values of the DSP Code of Ethics? Then, they should be nominated to win an award! Monthly ($100), Quarterly ($500), and Annual Above and Beyond ($1,000) awards are given.
The Direct Support Professionals Recognition Program is a collaborative effort of the Direct Support Professionals Association of Tennessee (DSPAT) and the State of Tennessee, Department of Intellectual Developmental Disabilities (DIDD). The program is funded by DIDD. In support of this effort, we encourage all employees to become actively involved by nominating those direct support who truly go above and beyond in their efforts.
Criteria for DSPAT Award Nominations
You have to be the best and demonstrate values in the Code of Ethics for DSPs! The Code of Ethics are described here for the Direct Support Professional Award and here for the Above and Beyond Annual Award. As well as in the nomination forms. Nominations may be submitted at any time. You can submit your nominations one of two ways:
Please note that the nomination criteria and forms have been updated. There are now two forms: