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Training for Direct Support Professionals

Supporting Healthy Relationships: A Web Course

Training for members of individuals’ support networks (e.g. guardians, case managers, disability service providers, parents, family) to learn how to support the sexual health, safety, self-determination, expression, and rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities is now available.

Meaningful interpersonal relationships are important in the lives of all individuals. Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) play an important role supporting the individuals they serve in developing and maintaining healthy relationships.

Modules include:

  • Your role as a DSP: The NADSP Code of Ethics

  • Introduction to Supporting Healthy Relationships

  • Types of Relationships

  • Communication

  • Human Development

  • Sexual Safety

  • Abuse Prevention

  • Resources


Training is self-paced and accessible from anywhere with an internet connection. Built-in quizzes are included to check your understanding and advance your knowledge

Certificate awarded upon completion

WIND staff is available for questions, suggestions, or other feedback

To access the new web course, visit, navigate to the Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND) Catalog and then enroll in the Healthy Relationships- Training for Direct Service Providers.

Please contact Amy M. Rieser, Project Coordinator, with any questions:


Phone: (307) 766-2718

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Wyoming Institute for Disabilities

1000 E. University Ave. Dept. 4298

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2718


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