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The NADD Accreditation and Certification Programs 

Thank you for providing a reference for a Direct Support Professional seeking certification by NADD.  When you click on the "Provide Reference" button below, it will open an email in which you will be able to tell us about the applicant. Please provide the following information:

  1. How long have you known the applicant and in what context?

  2. Please provide a statement about the applicant's ability to work with individuals who have intellectual disability and mental illness.  This should include your appraisal of his/her knowledge, skills, values, and level of competency
  3. Please describe any other personal qualities and/or professional contributions that distinguish this applicant in providing direct support to individuals who have a dual diagnosis of intellectual disability and mental illness.
  4. Please indicate any concerns you may have regarding DSP certification of this individual

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