The Support Professional's Spot




To RSVP email Eileen in HR (click here) 

Understanding Behavior and The Crisis Cycle

Thursday, June 27, 2019 from 6:00pm-8:00pm, Chapel Hill Office

Take a closer look at so-called “problem” behaviors and what they may be communicating.

Please submit stories, scenarios, and real examples that you would like us to work through during the training – email Ebony King

Increasing Your Cultural Competency

Thursday, November 7, 2019 from 6:00pm-8:00pm, Chapel Hill Office

What is Cultural Competency and how to does it apply to the work that we do?

Selected Online Training Sessions

We’ve heard your requests for online training! This year we will offer a selection of classes through our Direct Course program. You can complete two hours’ worth of lessons and that will count for one of your Quarterly Trainings for the year. If interested, please email Eileen Patrick to receive a course listing.

Community Training Options

Looking for additional topics? If you find an educational opportunity in the community and would like to receive credit for attending, please speak to your supervisor for approval.

The Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities (CIDD) 2019 Community Talk Series is always a valuable experience. These sessions are pre-approved for Quarterly Training credit, but you must RSVP both to The Arc (as described above) and to the CIDD to receive credit:



Third Quarter 2019 Winners

Doug Gill


Kemonty Foushee


Honorable mention goes to newcomer Sal Salzano!

Every quarter an outstanding support professional is selected at EOTQ. Nominees will be co-nominated by participant/family member and that employee’s direct supervisor.

Winners will be notified by their supervisor and receive $75!


  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Great relationship with the participant and family
  • Must be up to date on all trainings & mandatory certifications


Want to connect with other Support Professionals that work for The Arc?

We have a CLOSED group on facebook just for Arc Support Professionals. (We check to ensure you are a current employee before we add you).

  • Get to know your co-workers.
  • Share things to do in the area with your participant.
  • Share your personal ideas for self-care.
  • Talk to more seasoned SP's who can provide guidance with notes, etc.
  • Hear about new ways to enhance skill building.

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Your notes need to be done within 24 hours of your shift.  That means SIGNING them too!! :)