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Chris Garcia

Senior Instructor, DDD Lead Trainer

Chris’ career in the disability community began 19 years ago. He started out providing Direct Support, working in an After School Program in Southern Calif. Chris worked in various settings ranging from Vocational, Group homes and Day programs. As a DSP the majority of his work was a 1:1 with individuals who had high behavioral challenges. Eventually, he supervised one the largest After School Programs for children with disabilities in Southern Calif. In 2003 he moved to Arizona to supervise an After School Program. Chris was soon promoted into an administrative role, where he supervised the enhanced ratio services. During that time he also became their primary staff trainer. Finally in 2008 he moved to Practical Training Solutions to become an Article 9 Master trainer and a Lead Prevention and support instructor.