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Residential Service Provider Orientation (RSPO)


WHERE: Online Training – You must have a computer and audio and video capabilities to participate in the training.

CERTIFICATION: Participants must attend all sessions to receive a certificate of completion.

INSTRUCTORS: Lanterman Regional Center staff

STUDY GUIDES: The main text for the course will be the Residential Service Provider Orientation Manual that you will download from the Course prior to the beginning the first course.

DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to provide an overview of Title 17 requirements for residential vendorization for persons who wish to become vendored as a residential service provider and for administrators of vendored homes. (Title 17 Section 56003)

PREREQUISITE: Certificate verifying current or conditional CCL Community Care Adult Residential Facility (ARF) or RCFE (RCFE) Certification and a resume demonstrating specific experience providing direct support services to people with developmental disabilities.

FEE: Payment of $200 fee via credit card (debit or prepaid cards are not accepted) must be completed 2 weeks prior to the class start day. This covers the registration, materials, Regional Center RSPO certification and test fee.

This training is design to provide potential and current Residential Service Provider Administrators with the information they need to know about working with Lanterman Regional Center. Because this training covers the policies of Lanterman it may not be transferable with other regional centers. (CCL License required)


Lanterman Regional Center
3303 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90010

Due to security reasons, access to the building requires that all visitors carry a picture ID.

Parking: Available in the parking structure behind Lanterman on Berendo Avenue. Parking tickets will not be validated. Parking fees are $6.50 prior to 10 a.m. entry, otherwise the rate is $2 for every 15 minutes with a maximum rate of $16 for all day parking. There is metered parking on the street. Watch street signs. Lanterman is 2 blocks west of the Metro Red Line Wilshire/Vermont Station.