Developmental Services - Maine College of Direct Support 

Completion of the Maine College of Direct Support (ME CDS) is required for Direct Support Professionals supporting Maine citizens with intellectual disabilities and replaces the Direct Support Professional (DSP) Curriculum as meeting the training requirements for MaineCare Sections 21 and 29. People who obtained their DSP Certificate prior to implementation of CDS are not required to complete the Maine College of Direct Support.

Training is obtained through Developmental Services provider agencies. A list can be found in the Provider Directory.