Inservice refers to on-going training for practitioners to maintain and extend existing skills, and to acquire new knowledge and skills. States need to be knowledgeable about the training needs of the existing workforce, and to plan for the provision of in-service professional development. In-service training should include a focus on evidence based intervention practices (EBP), knowledge and skill competencies specified in personnel standards, and implement training in accordance to adult learning principles.
Quality Indicator 1: A statewide system for in-service personnel development and technical assistance is in place for personnel across disciplines.
Quality Indicator 2: A statewide system for in-service personnel development and technical assistance is aligned and coordinated with higher education program and curricula across disciplines.