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Certified Direct Care Professional

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Supporting skill development.

UW-Green Bay is the educational partner of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services for the Certified Direct Care Professional (CDCP) program. This free training opportunity will improve and standardize caregiver skills, creating pathways for caregiver advancement.

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Succeed as a caregiver.

The certification process is 100% online, self-paced and offered at no cost to you. It is the first step on a career ladder that offers unlimited future opportunities and growth into future positions. You will learn essential skills that are immediately transferable and recognized by employers.

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Find a Job Match

WisCaregiver Connections, powered by Handshake, can help connect you with opportunities. It's our online job listing and candidate management system.

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Discover Resources

We've put together a CDCP and employer resource library of how-tos for continuing education, hiring and job finding skills.

Grow Your Knowledge

Check our Registry

When you've completed the CDCP training, you'll be listed in our registry — making it easy for employers to find you.

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Advance Your Workforce

Take advantage of the benefits of the CDCP program by getting involved as an agency or provider. Learn how to qualify and apply.

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About the Training

Phone: (920) 465-2315

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