The Human Services Department mission is: To transform lives. Working with our partners, we design and deliver innovative, high quality health and human services that improve the security and promote independence for New Mexicans in their communities.


Training Unit

Welcome to the DDSD training unit.  We are made up of regional training coordinators in each region of New Mexico, a statewide technical assistance coordinator, and a statewide training coordinator, as well as the training unit manager. We offer trainings, support, resources and technical assistance to trainers, agencies, and others providing support to the people on each of the waivers operated by DDSD.

Required Training

The DDW Waiver, Mi Via Waiver, Supports Waiver and Medically Fragile Waiver all have training requirements by job classification. Please view our Training Requirements by Job Classification

Self-Advocacy Project

DDSD supports individuals to co-facilitate core curriculum trainings with the Training Unit as well as provider trainers. DDSD also supports individuals to take part in Division initiatives, advocacy groups, and technical assistance across the state of New Mexico.

Learn More

Please take a moment to visit the following important resources for training.