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The 2023 DSP Survey Report: Key Findings

Wednesday, May 10, 2023
1 hour

In partnership with the American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR), Relias is releasing the third edition of its direct support professional (DSP) Survey Report in May 2023. The 2023 DSP Survey Report dives deeper into themes uncovered in the 2021 survey while also considering the impacts COVID-19 had on DSPs and IDD services.

Join us Tuesday, May 10, at 2 PM ET to hear our very own Nellie Galindo, MSW, MSPH, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, and Lance Kruse, PhD, Market Research Manager, discuss key findings from the 2023 DSP report and how they can affect your organization.

In this webinar, you'll hear our experts share:

  • How the survey was conducted
  • Key trends and insights into DSP job satisfaction, supervision, recognition, and career advancement
  • Ways to leverage the data to improve DSP engagement and retention at your organization

Nellie Galindo, MSW, MSPH

Sr. Product Marketing Manager

Nellie Galindo, MSW, MSPH, received her Masters of Social Work and Masters of Science in Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has worked with individuals with disabilities in different settings, including working as a direct service provider for individuals with mental illness and leading a youth program for young adults with disabilities. She has facilitated and created trainings for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the areas of self-advocacy, healthy relationships, sexual health education, and violence and abuse prevention. Galindo has worked in state government assisting individuals with disabilities to obtain accessible health information in their communities, as well as utilizing the Americans with Disabilities Act to ensure equal access to healthcare services.

Lance Kruse, PhD

Market Research Manager

Lance Kruse completed his PhD in Research, Evaluation, Statistics, and Measurement from the University of Toledo, specializing in instrument development and program evaluation. With several years of experience as an interdisciplinary researcher, Kruse has conducted research in healthcare, education, and non-profit settings and disseminated his research via peer-reviewed publications. He has previously served as Assistant Director of Evaluation for a national STEM education program and has several years of experience teaching statistics and research design courses for undergraduate and graduate programs. At Relias, he uses his research experience to guide the company’s survey strategy for reoccurring and ad hoc research projects. Kruse applies principles from measurement theory to develop high-quality research instruments and utilizes sound research methods to inform product development and ensure customer success.