MIH is excited to offer DDA approved training and certification in Housing Support Services, provided by Community Life Resources’ Senior Associate Diane Dressler, Senior Associate at Community Life Resources. She has over 40 years of experience working with people with disabilities, including 20 years of experience in creating affordable and accessible housing opportunities. She served as DDA’s Statewide Training Coordinator and Housing Specialist for 11 years.
This comprehensive and uniquely tailored program gives Housing Support Services workers the knowledge and credentials stipulated by DDA to help individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities obtain and maintain accessible and affordable housing of their choice. Participants in this cohort will receive a Certificate of Completion at the end of their training. Previous participants included: Jubilee, Compass, The Arc Baltimore, Abilities Network, Shura, The Arc Central Chesapeake, SEEC, Rock Creek Foundation, The Arc Montgomery, The Caroline Center, Healthy Lives Maryland, United Needs and Abilities, & Accessibility Montgomery.
This training will take place over 5 weeks. The sessions will occur on February 27, March 5, march 12, March 19 and April 2 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm each day. Participants must attend and actively participate in all 5 days of training as well as pass the final exam to receive credit.