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Interested in a Position at Sweet?

Sweet is always interested in hiring qualified behavior consultants, music therapists, recreational therapists, and direct support professionals (DSPs)! Working at Sweet is unlike working at other providers in southern Indiana because of our approach. Everyone who works at Sweet is treated as an independent professional and given the freedom to work as creatively as possible to help our clients achieve their goals. These professionals decide their own caseloads, set their own schedules, and create the best therapeutic approach to each client.

Although our behavior consultants and therapists operate in an independent manner, they always have access to colleagues and the directors at Sweet for input and guidance to their work. While our behavior consultants, therapists, and DSPs are given independence, they are not paid as independent contractors. 

[Alt text for picture below: Caucasian boy with Down syndrome with brown hair sitting on a grassy lawn on a summer's day.  He is smiling and wearing plastic-framed glasses.]

Boy Sitting on Grass

Rec Therapists, Music Therapists, and Behavior Consultants

Recreational and music therapists must hold a bachelor's degree or similar certification in their respective fields. Behavior consultants must hold at least a master's in either clinical psychology, counseling psychology, school psychology, or another applied health service area of psychology; special education; social work; counseling; or have a master’s degree in a human services field and be able to demonstrate to the BDDS behavior management committee that the individual has either coursework in or five (5) years of experience in devising, implementing, and monitoring behavior support plans.  

Direct Support Professionals (DSPs)










DSPs must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma. They also must have valid drivers license, smartphone/tablet/laptop (for electronic documentation, and a vehicle for community visits. We prefer that our DSPs have previous experience in carework, but we train. In addition to hands-on training in care skills, all of our DSPs receive training on disability history, ableism, disability rights, inclusion, the Mandt System, American Heart Association CPR/First Aid, Person-Centered Planning, and the Medicaid Waiver. 


How to Apply

If you are interested in a therapist, DSP, or behavior consultant position and are qualified, please read the job description by clicking on the button below for the position.  After you read it, complete an application by clicking on the PDF button below, and send your resume to You can also stop by one of our offices and pick up an application to complete

Direct Support Professional Job Description
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