What is Direct Support Professional (DSP) of the Month/ Year?
Each month, employees have the opportunity to nominate their teammates to be recognized for their outstanding contribution to Abilities Discovered, Inc. The criterion is professionalism, treatment of the individuals supported, use of creativity and problem solving, attendance, and accurate and timely documentation. The chosen DSP receives $100.00 and 8 hours paid time off. Their picture is posted in the office and on our Face Book Page. The DSP of each year receives an additional $1000.00 and a 2-day trip.
Maria Paz Roble was originally chosen as the Abilities Discovered, Inc Direct Support Professional of the month of March 2019. In November 2019 she was selected as the Direct Support Professional of the Fiscal Year 2019. Maria was selected from the 12 monthly Direct Support Professionals from July 2018 through June 2019.
Maria has been employed with Abilities Discovered, Inc for 11 years. She supports individuals in maximizing their participation in their communities. Maria is not just a favorite among the people she supports but also among their families. Maria originally is from the Philippines. She is married and the proud mother of 2 sons and 2 daughters.
DSP Of The Year 2019 – Maria Paz Roble
February 2020 – Valencia Clay
December 2019 – Bonita William
November 2019 – Dana Moore
September 2019 – Erma Harvey
August 2019 – Cassandra Johnson
July 2019 – Sharnae Smith
June 2019 – Debra Jones
May 2019 – Betty Colbert
April 2019 – Selma Ogletree
March 2019 – Maria Roble
February 2019 – Tracy Spires
January 2019 – Monis
Accepting for the late Monis Howard is her father Mr. Roberts
December 2018 – Christina Colquitt
October 2018 – Tonjii Clark
September 2018 – Pam Whitfield
August 2018 – Horrice Tolliver
July 2018 – Dilchannan Vaughn
* There was no DSP of the month for November 2018