In 2004 ACDS partnered with Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PDD) and other government stakeholders, to lead a series of initiatives known as Workforce 2010. They were designed to examine human resource issues facing the CDS sector in Albera, provide foundational information on th labour market issues, and profile the current and future service requirements for the industry, long term.
This work was an essential building block for the Human Resource Strategy and concurrently informed ACDS Foundations Training and Creating Excellence Together (CET) standards. A number of human resource initiatives as well as tool and resources were developed to support this ongoing work and vision, including:
More than a decade after Workforce 2010, its impact is still relevant, and the work is ongoing. Several of the initiatives - including Foundations training, the Workforce Classification System, and data collection - continue to provide valuable information to the CDS sector and are routinely updated to keep up with new developments