1.0 Performance Relative to Stated Mission & Goals

1.2 Areas of Staff Expertise and Experience

Presently, PDP employs approximately 180 professional, technical, and project support staff, organized to produce and deliver comprehensive and innovative programs across diverse content areas. PDP has consistently recruited and maintained a diverse staff with demonstrated expertise to meet changing sponsor needs.

Currently, 24% of PDP staff represent diverse categories. Figure 1 on the previous page provides an historical overview of PDP’s staffing from 2017–2021.

For over four decades, PDP has had a specific focus on helping human and social services workers within the public sector increase their knowledge base, sharpen their skills, and improve workplace performance.

PDP staff possess expertise and experience in a wide variety of topics, which enabled it to successfully meet its 2020–2021 education and training commitments. They include:

  • Case Management
  • Child Development
  • Child Support
  • Child Welfare Programs
    • Adoption Services
    • Child Protective Services
    • Child Welfare Framework of Practice
    • Foster Care
    • Permanency Planning
    • Safety and Risk Assessment
    • Juvenile Justice and Rehabilitation
    • Youth Development
  • Counseling
  • Early Childhood Education
  • e-Learning Product Development
  • Employment
  • Event Planning
  • Higher Education
  • Implementation of Evidence-based Programs/ Practices
  • Information Systems and Applications (proprietary and non-proprietary)
    • Design, Development, and Coding
    • Implementation
    • User Education and Training
  • Medication Administration
  • Organization Development
  • Program Development, Implementation, and Management
  • Program Evaluation
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health
  • Public/Temporary Assistance
  • Secondary Education
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Youth Leadership